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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 -...
| 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
| 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...
| August 03, 2010
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
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| 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
| 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
| 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
| October 15, 2008
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
| September 16, 2008
Someone has made off with Ian Curtis's gravestone.
The Big Hurt: grave errors and virtual disappointments
| July 15, 2008
Going on sale: June 6, 2008
Spiritualized, Duffy, The Mars Volta, and more.
Breaking Boston concert news
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
| May 06, 2008
Going on sale: April 25, 2008
Feist, Rooney, the Black Angels, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
GOING ON SALE
| April 24, 2008
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
| March 13, 2008
Cohesion’s where you find it, but headphone delights are everywhere.
Detours | A+M
| 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.
| January 22, 2008
Start with some Spice
The game is on for the reunited Spice Girls.
A recipe for a tuneful 2008
| December 26, 2007
It’s as if he were trying to impress mom while keeping the kids at bay.
Free Life | American/Sony
| November 19, 2007
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
| 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
| May 08, 2007
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
| 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
| February 13, 2007
Music City Dos
Where to go in Nashville
| January 24, 2007
Crossword: 'Cutting corners'
More themeless magic, baby!
| November 15, 2006
Parsons’s influence is pervasive, from the Stones to Elvis Costello, Uncle Tupelo, and Wilco.
The country-rock gospel of Gram Parsons
| August 03, 2006
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
| July 10, 2006
Going on sale: June 30, 2006
Double your Kristin Hersh pleasure
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
| June 27, 2006
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
| June 06, 2006
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
| 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
| February 09, 2006
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