The view from Phive 6

Although they are the same person, Brendon Phommaa and Phive 6 are two different people.

On June 3, 2016 at the Nashua Garden restaurant and bar, Brendon Phommaa sits on a bar stool near the brick wall; clad in a white bandanna headband, mustache and goatee, and shaggy hair. Phommaa is a quiet and observant man. While watching the band Towns perform, he nods to the music. He is a flower on the wall.

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Live at the Nashua Garden: Towns

On the first floor of the Nashua Garden restaurant and bar, the ceiling shook.

Ascending the stairs, the energy grew as the band Towns began their set on the second floor. Amongst the brick wall, sports memorabilia, and spilled beer on the floor, Towns rocked out for a performance worthy of the TD Garden. In reality, a small crowd surrounded the band as Nick Burns (vocals, bass), Brad DiPalma (guitar), and Anthony Crescentini (drums) channeled the energy of a classic 80s hairband, all the while wearing sandals.

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