Category: Local Music

Rock and Roll Returns

A Retrospective of The Latest Student Concert at The Met Last academic year, there were three concerts featuring Providence College students at The Met in Pawtucket, RI. With each show featuring student bands, the turnouts were always in the hundreds, and the crowds loved every second of it. The student who orchestrated much of what […]

Jack Downey '23

A Coming Crescendo for the MTP Program

Big Things in the Works for the Music Technology and Production Degree Last year, Providence College officially began offering a new degree: music technology and production. Dealing mainly with aspects of recording and mixing music, as well as songwriting, orchestration, and transcription, the program was paramount in launching the music department into the future as […]

Jack Downey '23

Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Local Musicians Take Initiative to Support the Arts There is no shortage of venues in Rhode Island. From legendary sites such as AS220, Alchemy, and News Cafe, to newer places such as Pub on Park, the chances of music being heard in Providence and beyond is high. However, there is also no shortage of bands […]

Jack Downey '23

Take a Chance

Local Musician Chance Emerson Making Big Strides Chance Emerson is no stranger to success. The self-proclaimed “half-Asian singing cowboy” has gone from playing packed events at his alma mater, Brown University, to playing shows all around the country. Backed by an all-star band, Emerson has toured some remarkable venues and has played with a shocking […]

Jack Downey '23

Keep Calm and Rock On

A Call to Arms (Instruments) for Providence College Students Last year, something glorious happened at Providence College: a music scene began to emerge. After a large drought during which WDOM’s Stuartstock disappeared for several years and the number of bands on campus was at an all-time low, student musicians came together and formed groups. Concerts […]

Jack Downey '23

The Day The Music Came To Life

The Day The Music Came To Life Stuartstock ’22 Showcases the Best Music PC has to Offer Jack Downey ’23 On April 29, music could be heard echoing throughout Providence College’s campus. The reason? WDOM’s annual festival, Stuartstock. Last year, Stuartstock was a bright spot during a gloomy COVID-19 pandemic year. This year’s festival built […]

Jack Downey '23

Look How Far We’ve Come, Providence College

Look How Far We’ve Come, Providence College Quinn XCII Performs at PC’s 2022 Spring Concert By Grace Whitman ’22 Two years ago, the Providence College student body was excited to return to campus after spring break to see Two Friends and Matoma perform at Spring Concert 2020, but the world had other plans. Yet throughout […]

Jack Downey '23