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Have a happy 'holidayoncé' with Beyoncé's latest merch

Last year, my co-worker wore the most killer Christmas sweater. It was a knit spoof of Kim Kardashian’s #breaktheinternet photo, except Santa's posterior was poised to catch milk (and cookies) instead of champagne. Beyoncé must have heard the buzzing in the Beyhive, because this holiday...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:11pm

'Stranger Things' have happened: Finn Wolfhard scores a record deal

Stranger Things might replace House of Cards as the most talked about show on Netflix, but there is more to talk about that the strange goings-on in the dusty town of Hawkins. The show is badass and (bonus) no one in the cast has been accused of sexual misconduct. (Yet.) But Stranger Things actor...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:53pm

These are the must-see musical acts in Boston this winter

Music legends and big name stars are performing in the city all throughout the snowy season and you’ll definitely want to see every show you can. Here are the must-see concerts and music events of the winter. Boston Music Awards This night of music celebration brings the glitz and glam of...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:13am

CMA Awards 2017: Nominees and complete list of winners

The 51st annual CMA Awards were held last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee This year, the Country Music Association Awards ceremony honored those affected by the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas in October. Carie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted this...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:31pm

A Boogie wit da Hoodie talks Chris Brown, Cardi B and staying focused

Artist Julius Dubose, better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da Hoodie, is ready to take hip-hop by storm. The rapper, who performs in Worcester on Sunday night, has quickly become one of the hottest new stars in the game thanks to a slew of hit singles, as well as his critically-...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:15am

Ed Sheeran opens up about his secret substance abuse problem

Ed Sheeran, the Perfect songwriter who brought lovers everywhere their weddings songs, is opening up a bit about his substance abuse problem. The Shape of You singer took a hiatus from the music business for a year and is opening up about his secret battle with substance abuse — but he hasn...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:40pm

Grammy Museum Experience honors Newark’s rich musical heritage

When most people think about America’s great musical cities, Newark likely isn’t on the list — but that’s about to change now that the Grammy Museum Experience has opened at the Prudential Center. Just eight months after announcing that the first East Coast outpost of Los...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:55pm

Kendrick Lamar finds inspiration in Colin Kaepernick

Kendrick Lamar praised Colin Kaepernick during a keynote discussion at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston on Tuesday afternoon. While speaking to a crowd of hundreds who showed up for the event at City Hall Plaza, the Grammy-winning rapper gave the former 49ers quarterback a shout out for...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

Rocker Tom Petty dies at age 66

Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66. Petty suffered cardiac arrest and was...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 9:27am

Tom Petty clings to life; Daughter lashes out at 'tabloid dog sh-t' Rolling Stone

Update Oct. 2, 8:30 p.m.: Rock iconoclast Tom Petty continues to hold on after multiple media outlets reported falsely that he died on Monday. Instagram account dadlivesmatteronelove is reportedly run by Petty's daughter Adria Petty and she had some strong words for the media, specifically...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 8:52pm

Get your groove on at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returns to liven up Columbus Ave. with Boston’s biggest annual block party this weekend. Visitors can get their groove on with two stages of performances by jazz, Latin, blues, funk and other artists. Grammy nominated-composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, the Blue...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:59pm

Forbes Under 30 Summit kicks off with music fest in Boston

A slew of stars are coming to town for the Forbes Under 30 Summit, which returns to Boston Oct. 1-4. The festivities kick off on Sunday with a music festival at City Hall Plaza, featuring performances by Grammy-winning DJ Zedd, singer-songwriter Skylar Grey and rapper Playboi Carti. "I...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:18pm

James Blunt is cool with being Ed Sheeran's 'sidekick' in Boston

Boston should prepare itself for another British invasion this weekend, as music superstars Ed Sheeran and James Blunt are coming to town for two nights at the TD Garden. The pair of UK crooners have been traveling across the globe for Sheeran's latest tour, which stops in the Hub on Friday...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:18pm

ASAP Twelvyy on Kyrie Irving, Michael Jackson's spirit and spreading the love

Between dropping his long awaited debut album “12” to critical acclaim this summer and the continued success of ASAP Mob, ASAP Twelvyy is riding pretty high right now. The rapper hopes to bring those good vibes to the Boston area when he and the rest of the ASAP crew perform at Tsongas...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:49am

BSO's Andris Nelsons on why conducting is a 'mystical profession'

It’s the final week of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s annual summer engagement in the Berkshires, where conductor and music director Andris Nelsons leads the lauded troupe through the final two concerts of the 2017 summer season at Tanglewood. Then, finally, he can take a vacation...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:59am

Meet Cambridge's unlikely hip-hop scholar

Danny Ainge messed up Millyz' plans. Before the Celtics bigwig traded Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder to the Caveliers for Kyrie Irving, the Cambridge-bred MC had made fans out of the pair of green teamers, and was eyeing ways to link with the two fan-favorites during the rollout of his upcoming...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:34pm

10 concerts you can't miss in Boston this fall

As Boston welcomes in the fall months and cooler weather with open arms, the city also becomes home to some of the biggest acts in music. From double headlining shows from British pop sensation Ed Sheeran to a unique acoustic experience with rapper T-Pain, there’s an act to please everybody...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:13pm

How true Bruce Springsteen fans were shut out by Ticketmaster, Verified Fan

Ticketmaster thinks I am a scammer. It thinks my friends are too. Thursday morning, the second inclination of "Verified Fan" shut out thousands of Bruce Springsteen's truest fans, all eager beyond belief to see the highly anticipated "Springsteen on Broadway." The system...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:07pm

Electric Zoo 2017: When is it, where is it and who's playing?

Electric Zoo, an annual electronic music (EDM) festival in New York City, features multiple types of electronic music and top international DJs on four stages over three days. The festival will also feature a “special addition” called Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro showcasing underground...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:51pm

Billy Joel enjoyed an 'epic Greek feast' at this Boston restaurant

After working up an appetite with another sold-out show at Fenway Park on Wednesday night, Billy Joel was treated to a feast fit for a king of music. During their latest trip to Boston, the Piano Man, along with his crew and family, stopped for a meal at chef Michael Schlow's Doretta Taverna...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:59pm