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Sheryl Crow at the Cumberland County Civic Center

If you're not going north, you'll miss the fair's manure toss. However, Sheryl Crow - a full six albums removed from Leaving Las Vegas -...
By webteam  |  September 21, 2010

Fall Music Preview: Stay positive

The face of the local nightlife landscape undergoes a major change in the form of a renewal this autumn, as the State Theatre’s exhaustively maligned absence ends on October 15, with 10 fall concerts on their docket already. But that’s not the only new v
The local concert calendar is filled to capacity
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 17, 2010

Here is the video of Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold covering Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock

It's true: at a recent show in Oakland, Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold (lead singer of Fleet Foxes) continued the time-honored tradition of indie rockers...
By Ryan Stewart  |  August 03, 2010

October already!

Only 11 weeks and counting of Christmas shopping remain, so head out to some budget-friendly shows in the meantime.
Folk + blues + noise + alt-pop + Mr. Young
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 02, 2009

The dark knight

By his calling card alone, Sir John Hargrave sounds like he may be a world-renowned botanist, or the first man to set foot in some remote part of Papua New Guinea.
Merry prankster Sir John Hargrave is a square peg at a round table
By IAN SANDS  |  July 10, 2009

The Big Hurt: Crashing Pumpkins

I recently had the "was that real, or did I dream that?" feeling about the upcoming Spider-Man musical featuring songs by U2, and I happily concluded that it was a dream.
Plus Lynched Beatles, and a misleading Baby
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 17, 2009


Bob Dylan Unboxed

This October, Columbia Records is releasing Tell-Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006 , a collection of recordings by Bob Dylan that are different from recordings issued on the seven studio albums he released in that period.  
Everything you wanted to know about Tell-Tale Signs but were afraid to buy
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  October 15, 2008

Arresting developments

Lack of talent, charisma, and/or personality can prevent a good band from achieving greatness — but too much of a good thing can also be a problem.
Joan As Police Woman lets her guard down
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 16, 2008

Vicious squircles

Someone has made off with Ian Curtis's gravestone.
The Big Hurt: grave errors and virtual disappointments
By DAVID THORPE  |  July 15, 2008

Going on sale: June 6, 2008

Spiritualized, Duffy, The Mars Volta, and more.
Breaking Boston concert news
By GOING ON SALE  |  June 03, 2008

Crescent City health report

“Is much better! The tourists is coming back !” That was our cab driver from Louis Armstrong Airport into New Orleans — a transplanted Haitian from Jefferson Parish.
The New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival buoys a wounded community
By JON GARELICK  |  May 06, 2008


Going on sale: April 25, 2008

Feist, Rooney, the Black Angels, and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade

By GOING ON SALE  |  April 24, 2008

Pants afire

The ratio of falsehood to truth in the universe has not, of course, altered one jot since the world began.
Fakeries and the faking fakers who fake them
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 13, 2008

Sheryl Crow

Cohesion’s where you find it, but headphone delights are everywhere.
Detours | A+M
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 05, 2008

Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007

Every so often in Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 you can see the beaming host, Eric Clapton, behind a stack of amps shooting photos of his fellow performers.
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  January 22, 2008

Start with some Spice

The game is on for the reunited Spice Girls.
A recipe for a tuneful 2008
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 26, 2007


Dan Wilson

It’s as if he were trying to impress mom while keeping the kids at bay.
Free Life | American/Sony
By KEN MICALLEF  |  November 19, 2007

E-hanging out

Uh, we definitely didn’t download any of the albums illegally and therefore can’t tell you that Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is Spoon’s finest work and a contender for album of the year.
Curious about: the White Stripes, Ryan Adams, Spoon, and Interpol
By WILL SPITZ  |  June 11, 2007

War and peace

More often than not, when an artist gets airplay covering a decades-old song, it’s out of desperation — the sign of a career on its way down.
Cowboy Junkies expand their reach
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 08, 2007

Media monstrosities

On April 23, MIT sophomore David Sheets cataloged Web sites that can’t be reached on Boston’s free wireless network due to a screwy filtering program.
Oddities and ephemera from the week gone by
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 25, 2007

Having more fun

By the time Car Wheels on a Gravel Road came out, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Emmylou Harris, and Tom Petty had all recorded Williams’s songs.
Lucinda Williams goes West
By MATT ASHARE  |  February 13, 2007

Music City Dos

Where to go in Nashville
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 24, 2007

Crossword: 'Cutting corners'

More themeless magic, baby!
By MATT JONES  |  November 15, 2006

Missionary man

Parsons’s influence is pervasive, from the Stones to Elvis Costello, Uncle Tupelo, and Wilco.
The country-rock gospel of Gram Parsons
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 03, 2006

Jam bandaging

The Dave Matthews Band are an interesting anomaly. Slideshow: Dave Matthews Band and Sheryl Crow at Fenway Stadium, July 7, 2006  
Dave Matthews at Fenway Park
By TOM KIELTY  |  July 10, 2006

Going on sale: June 30, 2006

Double your Kristin Hersh pleasure
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By EDITORIAL  |  June 27, 2006


Rebel Belles

No other performer has been as vilified as the Dixie Chicks were for speaking out — and they wouldn’t have been if they hadn’t made their name in the conservative space of mainstream country music.
The Dixie Chicks hold their ground and then some
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  June 06, 2006

St. Anger

Plus new albums by Jewel, the BellRays, and Rebel Meets Rebel.
On the racks: Neil Young's Living with War ; Pearl Jam's comeback album
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 02, 2006

Going on sale: February 10

Franz Ferdinand & Death Cab, Thursday, Alkaline Trio, Neko Case, and more.
  Breaking news in the concert-ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 09, 2006