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Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Headline Boston Calling 2020

Surprise! The folks at Boston Calling are announcing today that they’ve picked two of the three headliners for the festival when it returns in 2020: […]

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Are We Entering a New Golden Age of Live Music in Boston?

The Sunday before Thanksgiving might seem like a prime opportunity to rest up before cramming a year’s worth of family into one night. But thousands […]

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Cousin Stizz Returns Home for Beantown Uprising

Beantown Uprising is more than another concert series highlighting some of Boston’s most prominent talent. It’s a celebration of the hip hop sounds that have […]

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All the Concerts You Need to See around Boston This Fall

September Tyler The Creator  The Odd Future alum stunned the world with his 2009 debut album, Bastard. Amidst songs filled with lewd lines and callow […]

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Boston Philharmonic Conductor Benjamin Zander Wins South African Lifetime Achievement Award

80-year-old Benjamin Zander has spent half his life conducting the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra—and now, he’s earned some new international accolades. […]

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Who Is Berklee College’s Greatest Musical Alum?

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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A Conversation with David Byrne About American Utopia

Last year, David Byrne drew rave reviews for his first solo album in 14 years, American Utopia, which featured worldly funk, soaring melodies, and lyrics […]

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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 […]