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Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein has been a contributing arts & entertainment writer for the Banner since 2009. VIEW BIO
What’ Hot in the City

On Wednesday, June 4, rapper Future and The Honest Tour comes to the House of Blues with special guests Rico Love, Que and Bando Jonez. Doors: 7 p.m. Show: 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 and $31.65, General Admission. Buy online at

Known for their energetic live show featuring “soul and blues roots,” the duo Fredericks Brown perform at The Red Room at Cafe 939 along with The Love Experiment this Friday, June 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. To purchase, visit

This Saturday, June 7, it’s the Somerville Food Truck Festival at Assembly Row in Somerville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring over 20 food trucks, including Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, Makin’ Jamaican, The Latin Spoon and M&M BBQ Ribs Admission: $5 cash only at the gate or to purchase in advance, go to The festival is free for children under 13. Visit for more information.

On Saturday night, The Sinclair presents the very talented singer and bass player Meshell Ndegeocello at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. The show is 18 and over. Tickets: $23 in advance; $25 day of show; General Admission, Standing Room Only. Buy online at

The Dave Matthews Band takes the stage at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield this Saturday night at 7 p.m. Tickets: $40.50 and $75. To purchase, go to

On Sunday, June 8, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley performs at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion at 7 p.m. Tickets: $38.50, $45.50, $51.85 and $99.