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Arts & Entertainment

This September, Attend a Private Concert in a Shipping Container

Whether you’re squinting to see your favorite artist’s tiny body from the nosebleeds in the Garden, or straining to hear the Boston Pops over the […]

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Has Boston Become a Hip-Hop Town?

Ask almost anyone, and they’ll tell you Boston is a rock ’n’ roll town. Just look at our history. The city has birthed legends ranging […]

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The Six Female Emcees in Boston Everyone Should Be Listening To

Boston’s hip hop scene has always been bustling with massive amounts of talent, and last year’s Boston Music Awards reflected its overdue recognition. Cousin Stizz […]

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Photos: What You Missed at Boston Calling 2019

On Day 3, temperatures soared, as fans took in performances from Brandi Carlile, Tufts alums Guster, Travis Scott, and more. Anyone expecting to hear Boston […]

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Your Guide to All the Local Talent at Boston Calling 2019

Interested in checking out some local talent at Boston Calling this year? You’ve got plenty of options. A smattering of hometown heroes will once again take the stage […]

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An Alternative to Boston Calling Is Brewing in Dorchester: “Boston Answering”

Last year, when Boston hip hop artists Cousin Stizz and STL GLD were on the lineup, Dorchester’s Cliff Notez was thrilled to show up and support his friends at […]

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Five Concert Venues in Boston for Music Lovers of All Kinds

For the early bird Royale If 11 p.m. is typically when you tuck in, not head out, don’t fret: Shows begin at 8 and even […]

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The Boston Calling 2019 Set Times Are Here

CHVRCHES or Greta Van Fleet? Hozier or ODESZA? Logic or Brandi Carlile? If you’re heading to Boston Calling 2019, those are some of the choices you’ll […]

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Boston Calling Disputes Talib Kweli’s Claims of a Contract Issue

Boston Calling is disputing claims from artist Talib Kweli about why his rap duo Black Star dropped out of the 2019 festival, calling them “factually incorrect.” The performer, who co-founded Black Star […]

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Check Out This New Music Video Starring Boston Ballet Dancers

Boston Ballet has been branching out in a big way lately, whether that means bringing Degas paintings to life with the MFA, or teaming up with […]

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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 […]

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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 onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]