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12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

There's a lot of awesome events happening around town this weekend - if you're brave enough to handle the snowy weather. From concerts to trivia nights, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend. 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend Things to do in Boston this weekend:...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:53pm

Everyone wants to tell Coheed and Cambria's Claudio Sanchez how to conditionhis hair

Claudio Sanchez is a Park Slope dad. He calls us from his couch at home in Brooklyn, where his son Atlas Hendrix is asleep on his lap. The 37-year-old Coheed and Cambria frontman and his son (a bit over a year old now) just returned home from a trip to the play gym, with a week to spare before...

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 1:41am

What the hell is the Baby Shark song and why is it going viral?

It’s so catchy! Those infernal “doo doo doo doo doo doo’s” remain engraved in our brains. The song is No. 32 on Billboard’s Hot 100. It accumulated over 20.8 million streams according to Nielsen music, in addition to its unbelievable 2.1 billion views on YouTube. How...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 1:48pm

Everything you need to know about Coachella 2019

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival turns 20 this year, and fans can expect quite the festivities for the big anniversary. Once again, organizers have put together an amazing lineup of acts, topped off by the one and only Ariana Grande. Here's everything you need to know about...

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 2:59pm

Winners of 'The Voice': Where are they now?

NBC's "The Voice" has firmly established itself as not just a leader in the reality singing competition genre but as a ratings juggernaut in TV in general. But does all that attention translate into success for each season's eventual winner? Eight talented vocalists have taken...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:58pm

Stevie Nicks: 1st woman inducted twice to Rock Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced next year's inductees this morning, and it was a massive win for Fleetwood Mac frontwoman Stevie Nicks. She, along with six others, will make up the Rock Hall of Fame 2019 class honored for their musical influence and success. Nicks was inducted with...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:04am

'Rickonaissance': Rick Springfield talks The Snake King, California wildfire and four decades of music

Rick Springfield has been a household name for over 40 years, and the singer, songwriter, actor, author and performer shows no signs of slowing down. Springfield's latest project, The Snake King, is his 19th studio album and is set to be released worldwide in January. Philadelphians will get to...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 1:10pm

Julian Frampton talks Roy Orbison hologram tour

Roy Orbison made a huge impact on music in his time, specifically rock and roll. He was known for his powerful voice, passionate performances and emotional lyrics that resonated with audiences around the world. Orbison who was nicknamed the Caruso of Rock still has a large fan base in the US even...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:07pm

Berklee College of Music to open jazz and gender justice institute

When you think of the jazz “greats,” most of the names that pop into your head are probably men: Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, John Coltrane. The field has long been male-dominated, with a few women mostly making a name for themselves as singers, but not instrumentalists. Berklee...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 5:47am

Emily Kinney talks new album, touring and if she's down for a return to TheWalking Dead

Ever since leaving The Walking Dead, actress Emily Kinney has hit the ground running to reinvent herself as a singer-songwriter. It's a story that has been told over and over. From Michael Jordan temporarily retiring in order to barely eek by in minor league baseball to... whatever Russell...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 3:59pm

Celebrating 40 years of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

Even after all these years, Benjamin Zander still gets excited for new seasons with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. You can hear it in the conductor’s voice as he giddily breaks down what’s to come in 2018 and 2019. While Zander’s...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:51pm

People's Choice Awards 2018: How to vote, watch, stream and nominations

The People's Choice Awards 2018 is right around the corner! The show has been a staple during the awards seasons. While most award shows such as the Golden Globes, the Grammys and the Academy Awards are voted on by committees, the People's Choice Awards are voted by... you guessed it, the...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 4:15pm

Get the Paul McCartney MetroCard while you can

The NYC subway system doesn’t have an Egypt Station, but it sort-of will for a few brief shining moments thanks to a Paul McCartney MetroCard. Released in conjunction with “Egypt Station,” the former Beatle’s sixth studio album that comes out Friday, a limited-edition Paul...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:32pm

Disco king Giorgio Moroder brings his legendary beats to Philly

With the recently-released soundtrack to the USA Network crime-thriller “Queen of the South,” the original cast recording of Broadway’s “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” and a full-blown DJ event with Dave Kiss Presents – “Discoteca” – that...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 8:44am

Philly throwback station celebrates anniversary with I Love the 90s show

It is one year after iHeartMedia Philadelphia debuted its newest station, Real 106.1, to the throwback listening public, and it’s about time they had a birthday party worthy of its reputation and its playlist. For a radio station partying hard to the sounds from the '90s, what better way...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:04pm

Interpol maintain their cool with their intense new album Marauder

Interpol have always maintained the right kind of cool. As one of the original bands included in New york City’s return to rock in the early 2000s, they helped to usher in a new golden age of guitar-centric rock bands that inspired a generation of kids to wear skinny jeans, lace up converse...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:36am

Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, whose epic voice had her lauded as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday at her Detroit home at age 76. "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family,...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:51am

Jeff Daniels on originality, taking risks and quitting golf to play guitar

When he isn't busy taking home Emmy Awards for series like "The Newsroom" or starring in box office hits like "Dumb and Dumber" or "The Martian," Jeff Daniels has somehow found the time to also become a bona fide, touring musician. "Acoustic guitar is a...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 5:29pm

Bronx native Cardi B among lineup for this year’s Global Citizen Festival

It may be called the Global Citizen Festival, but it’s going to welcome locally bred performer Cardi B to its stage on Central Park’s Great Lawn this year. It appears the Sept. 29 show will be the rapper’s first since she gave birth to her daughter last month. Joining Cardi B in...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:15am

Ann and Nancy Wilson talk possible Heart band reunion

This weekend, Ann Wilson – the delicately nuanced, deeply powerful and powerhouse loud lead Heart band vocalist  – is debuting her new solo album of cover tunes, “Immortal,” at Camden’s BB&T Pavilion on Aug. 4. Next weekend, Nancy Wilson – Heart’s...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:53am