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The Killers to play surprise, pop-up concert at Paradise Rock Club ahead of Boston Calling

The Las Vegas four-piece will bring their hits to Commonwealth Avenue before taking the Boston Calling stage this weekend.

After high-stakes, multiyear search, BSO names Nathan Cole new concertmaster

Cole fills a seat that has been vacant since the 2019 retirement of Malcolm Lowe, who served as concertmaster for 35 years.


Neil Young and Crazy Horse ride again at Xfinity Center

Young’s collaborations with Crazy Horse have often been an outlet for his rawest electric missives. That held true for much of Friday’s two-hour show.


Steven Tyler, in shrieking good voice, sings ‘Mama Kin’ at Black Crowes concert

The Aerosmith frontman, who rescheduled concerts last year due to vocal cord injury, returns to Boston on New Year’s Eve.


For Americana fans, there’s Willie, Billy, and 8 more great shows

Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival, Billy Strings's two dates in Worcester, and appearances by Kyshona, Haley Heynderickx, and Charley Crockett highlight a summer of must-see shows for fans of country and folk.

Lainey Wilson wins big at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards, including the top honor

It was Lainey Wilson ‘s night, in many ways. She took home female artist of the year and the top prize of entertainer of the year at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards.


10 pop concerts that promise hot fun in the summertime

From Missy Elliott to Zach Bryan, here's your guide to this summer's top concerts.


10 jazz shows to bring some cool to summer

Offerings include the Cambridge Jazz Festival, a pair of Makanda Project shows by Ricky Ford, Ravi Coltrane, and the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble's 35th anniversary show.