Pop Music Writer

Sarah Rodman

Rodman covers television and popular music for the Living/Arts section. She joined the staff in May of 2006 after spending six years as a columnist covering pop music and entertainment for the Boston Herald.

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Amanda Palmer’s tribute to David Bowie

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Palmer and friends channeled their grief over the icon’s death into “Strung Out in Heaven: A Bowie Tribute.”

Music review

For Bruce Springsteen at the Garden, ‘The River’ rolls on

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Playing “The River” was just an opening salvo in a raucous set from Springsteen and the E Street Band Thursday.

The ticket: Pop music

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Sarah Rodman’s picks for noteworthy pop music concerts in Boston and the surrounding area this week.


Album review: Elton John, ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’

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Reunited with lyricist Bernie Taupin and producer T Bone Burnett, Elton John demonstrates ageless gusto on his 33rd studio album.