Music

Solange announces special Boston show to help Harvey victims

In the wake of Harvey's devastation, Solange is doing her part to help victims in her hometown of Houston. The Grammy Award-winning singer announced on Wendesday that she'll be performing a benefit concert in Boston next month to raise funds for those affected by the hurricane. All...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:30am

The Voice Season 13: When to watch and who will be coaching

If you’re still reeling from last season’s winner on NBC’s singing competition, shake it off and get ready for the next season of The Voice. We’ll tell you when it starts and who The Voice Season 13 coaches will be. The Voice Season 13: When Does it Start? Reality TV...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:45pm

Frozen on Broadway announces debut date and tickets

You thought it was over. You no longer had to listen to cellphone videos of your coworker’s kid singing an off-key rendition of “Let It Go,” the beloved song from the Disney animated musical "Frozen," while your colleague squealed, “Isn’t she so cute? I love...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:15pm

Yup, that's Rob Gronkowski in Katy Perry's new music video

Not to be outdone by Taylor Swift's Internet-breaking announcement, Katy Perry released the music video for her hit song "Swish Swish" on Thursday morning. The basketball-themed clip features appearances by quite a few famous faces, but one in particular should look familiar to New...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 1:25pm

The Bacon Brothers bring their country soul sound to Beverly

Fans are used to seeing Kevin Bacon cut a rug on the big screen, but the acclaimed actor will show off his musical side when he brings his band to the Boston area. The Bacon Brothers, comprised of the "Footloose" star and his older brother Michael, plan to rock out at The Cabot in...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:41pm

Clinton Sparks on Lady Gaga, Nelly and his ‘Boston mentality’

Expect bumping tunes throughout the midnight hours when Boston-born DJ and producer Clinton Sparks teams up with Nelly for a one-night show this weekend. The duo is taking over Foxwoods Resort Casino for the latest installment of the “Get Familiar Fridays” series at the Shrine Kitchen...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:41pm

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