“As artists, it’s our obligation to keep going. I really believe we have to push for the world to open up again.”
Jason M. Rubin
This writer heartily recommends a trip up north to hear a fascinating range of concerts featuring artists, ensembles, and repertoires of remarkable diversity.
Our expert music critics serve up their usual highly eclectic round-up of the year’s most memorable.
The hit 1969 song “The Spirit in the Sky” by Malden’s own Norman Greenbaum is the inspiration for one of several new works of public art.
Musically, The Bad Pilot encompasses the sound and feel of everything from Philly soul to new wave, hard rock, funk, and progressive rock.
Prog legend Rick Wakeman is grumpy — becoming a septuagenarian means he can no longer party like it’s 1969.
The Waterboys has always existed as Mike Scott’s vehicle for his egalitarian musical vision.
Jethro Tull founder Ian Anderson brings the group’s classics to Medford’s Chevalier Theatre on September 11.
A talk with Dave Mason, a R&R Hall of Famer who will be performing with Electric Hot Tuna at the Wilbur.
“Porches are loosely defined. Our stages include stoops, yards, and driveways, as well as churches, community centers, affordable housing, and elderly housing.”