Boston Landing
Arts & Entertainment

A Huge New Music Venue is Coming to Brighton

Boston music fans, rejoice! Today concert promotion company the Bowery Presents announced plans for a new music venue at Boston Landing. The general admission venue will […]

Arts & Entertainment

Who Is the Sailor Peg in Dropkick Murphys’ “I’m Shipping Up to Boston?”

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at […]

Amanda Palmer
Arts & Entertainment

Amanda Palmer Is Unafraid of the Dark on There Will Be No Intermission

Lexington native Amanda Palmer first made waves in Boston as one half of the art punk band the Dresden Dolls, though canny citizens may have […]

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Arts & Entertainment

How Run-DMC and Aerosmith Made Music History

Back on Sunday, March 9, 1986, in a Manhattan recording studio, members of two completely disparate bands met and recorded a song. It wasn’t even […]


Dudley Square Will Get a New Jazz Club and Restaurant

A fixture on the Boston jazz scene is opening a music venue and restaurant in Dudley Square. A new venture by Berklee professor and record […]

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Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Calling Spring 2019 Lineup Is Here

It seems like just yesterday Boston Calling was launching on City Hall Plaza with a few big names and a dream. But we’ve come a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Is Selling Holiday Pre-Sale Tickets on Cyber Monday

Boston Calling is offering up holiday pre-sale tickets on Cyber Monday, the earliest and cheapest way to get your spot locked down at the city’s biggest […]

Steven Tyler
Arts & Entertainment

Steven Tyler Is Ordering Trump to Stop Playing Aerosmith Songs, Again

If Donald Trump thinks he can keep play Aerosmith songs at his rallies, he can (are you ready for this, folks?) Dream On. That’s the message Steven Tyler […]

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Arts & Entertainment

I Love My Job: Boston Pops Conductor Thomas Wilkins

What’s it like to have one of the coolest jobs in Boston? We want to know. So we’re tracking down the city’s most interesting people […]

Arts & Entertainment

Ingénue Redux: A Conversation with k.d. lang

As k.d. lang takes the Orpheum stage this coming Thursday, she won’t be promoting a new album, but rather the entirety of her 1992 album, […]

Arts & Entertainment

12 Places to Hear Irish Music around Boston This St. Patrick’s Day

Doyle’s Cafe Doyle’s Cafe, also known as the first home of Sam Adams beer, is tapping into its Irish roots this St. Patrick’s Day with […]

Home & Property

Will SJC Custom Drums Make You a Superstar?

Southbridge-based SJC Custom Drums builds sets for some of the biggest names in the business.

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Ryles Jazz Club Will Close Its Doors

A longtime haunt for live music and dancing is calling it a night after more than 40 years in Inman Square. The family that has […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Pops Announce 2018 Spring Season

The Boston Pops has announced its lineup for the 2018 spring season, premiering May 9 with a performance from pop singer Andy Grammer. The group will also […]


Emerson Hospital’s Tom Ruggles Is the Spirit of the Holidays

No one wants to spend the holidays at the hospital. At a time when most look forward to celebrating and relaxing at home with family, it’s […]