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Broadway's Alzheimer’s iPod Drive is music to patients’ ears

Since its inception, Music & Memory has provided more than 60,000 iPods to people with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive or physical conditions. But the Long Island-based nonprofit’s work goes much deeper than the devices it provides to patients in more than 4,400 certified...

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 5:05am

How to get tickets for Bruce Springsteen on Broadway

The rumors, speculation and pontificating can cease. Bruce Springsteen is coming to Broadway. Months after releasing his critically acclaimed autobiography, Springsteen will take to the Walter Kerr Theatre where he will perform for about two hours (shorter than a typical E Street Band Show)...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:32am

At Berklee, scoring a meal like it was a movie

When you go out for a multi-course meal at a fancy restaurant, ambience is as important as the food. Diners tend to notice details like decor and lighting — especially in the age of Instagram — but what about sound? A Berklee College class has combined music and food, teaching students...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:16pm

The complete list of MTV VMA nominees

Hello, MTV Video Music Awards! The popular award show airs live on August 27th, 2017 at 8pm EST (5pm on the west coast) and will be filmed live at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in the greater Los Angeles area, as the hosting venue. Now, as we wait for the MTV VMAs to hit the airwaves, we can...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:08pm

Sammy Adams pumps us up for Briggs Fest with B.o.B., Waka Flocka Flame

Lawn on D is going to be lit on Saturday as B.o.B., Waka Flocka Flame and Boston's own Sammy Adams are taking over the popular outdoor venue for this year's Briggs Fest. Hosted by Briggs Original Boston Cranberry, this weekend's music festival will feature a lineup of nearly a...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:24pm

Kendrick Lamar pop-up shop stops in Boston this weekend

If you're hoping to pick up some sweet swag to remember Kendrick Lamar's performance in Boston this weekend, you're in luck. The Grammy Award-winning rapper is now jumping into the world of fashion with The Damn Pop-Up shop, which stops at Concepts in Cambridge on Saturday. The...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:31pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

THEATER Fish Food Avenue Stage premieres this comedy by Michael O’Halloran, set in Boston in 1990. Our hero, Joe Bacon, just buried his father, but he’s also found a new job answering phones at the run-down Plaza Court Hotel. His boss, an infamous business mogul trying to revamp the...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

Spoon on Boston chowder and doctor visits in Mexico

While Boston indie rock fans may be hyped for Spoon’s July 21 concert at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, it’s likely that the band’s guitarist and keyboardist Alex Fischel is equally excited. That’s because the last time the rockers came to Boston, they scored a New England...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 3:30pm

Ed Sheeran loves this Italian restaurant in Boston

Ed Sheeran is man of simple tastes when it comes to his backstage meals before shows. However, the English superstar does enjoy having fine dining experiences from time-to-time, especially when he's in Boston. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter revealed his favorite grub in the Hub during a...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 12:17pm

Donnie Wahlberg left a huge tip for a Waffle House staff in Charolette

As the product of parents who supported their family by working in the Boston area's service industry, Donnie Wahlberg knows exactly how hard restaurant staff members work every day. That's why he decided to give back in a big way during a trip to North Carolina this week. After filming an...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:05pm

Are Eminem and Dr. Dre collaborating on a new track?

Are you anxious for the return of the real Slim Shady? In a recent interview with Uproxx, documentarian Allen Hughes dropped hints that rapper Enimem is making progress on his long-awaited new album. Hughes directed the four-part documentary "The Defiant Ones," premiering on HBO this...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 5:32pm

Here's when Jay-Z's 4:44 tour will stop in Boston

Get ready to throw your Roc symbols in the sky because Jay-Z is bringing his 4:44 tour to Boston this fall. The hip-hop legend announced on Monday that he'll be performing across the continent later this year in support of his new album, which debuted on the Jay-Z-owned Tidal streaming service...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:16pm

Corey Feldman is done with the haters, but ready for Haverhill

There’s a new circus in town and it’s not the Ringling Bros., but that kid from “The Goonies.” Corey Feldman, the actor renowned for his child roles in “Stand By Me” and “The Lost Boys,” also makes music, as evidenced by a now-infamous “Today...

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:05pm

Porchfest brings music, politicians and a circus to Jamaica Plain

Imagine your local block party. Now, add 207 bands, 97 porch venues, theater performances, comedians, a circus and over 10,000 of your closest friends. That’s just a taste of what to expect at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest on July 8. Mindy Fried and her fellow co-producer Marie Ghitman...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:26pm

Dispatch takes on politics, mental health issues on stage

Frontman Chad Urmston says, almost ironically, that Dispatch is the “biggest band nobody’s heard of,” but that quip doesn’t necessarily ring true in Boston, the band’s home base. The indie rock sensation did, after all, draw 166,000 people to the Hatch Shell for what...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 1:44pm

Andy Grammer on fatherhood and how Isaac Newton influences his songs

Andy Grammer, the multi-platinum hit maker behind "Honey, I'm Good" and "Fresh Eyes," brings his feel-good pop sounds to Boston for this year's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular. The 33-year-old singer-songwriter will rock out with "Hamilton" star...

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 7:26pm

This hike close to NYC will make you feel like you're high

Certain sounds never leave us. Almost 20 years after my family and I sold our house in the Catskill mountains, my dad and I returned. Walking around our neighborhood, the crunch of gravel and distinct way the breeze hits the mountains and rolled into our courtyard felt as nostalgic as tasting your...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:34pm

What's your favorite song cue in 'Baby Driver'?

To make a great film soundtrack requires more than good taste. Anyone can make a killer playlist. What you need to do is use the songs right. And Edgar Wright — like Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino and Sofia Coppola, among others — is someone who makes great soundtracks. When we...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:56am

Did British DJ Goldie reveal Banksy's identity?

Banksy is arguably one of the most controversial street artists in the world and he’s been able to keep is identity a secret for many years — until now. A British DJ may have revealed his true identity. It’s possible DJ Goldie may have revealed one of the art world...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:54am

Taylor Swift has seriously cashed in on her return to Spotify, to the tune of $400K

Remember that old Taylor Swift Spotify feud? It’s easy to forget when the megastar is constantly making headlines for her beef with Katy Perry or romance with new beau, Joe Alwyn, but the Taylor Swift Spotify ordeal should still be on your radar. Your killer workout playlist hung in the...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:38pm