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Why can’t Taylor Swift perform her own songs? It’s complicated

When Taylor Swift is named the artist of the decade at the American Music Awards later this month, she may not be able to perform the songs that earned her the prize in the first place.

The Yellow Brick Road leads Elton John back to Boston

In what was billed as the singer's final concert in Boston, his focus was on hits and plenty of 'em.

At Passim’s 60th anniversary show, an evening of memories and music

Dar Williams, Peter Wolf, Josh Ritter, Patty Griffin, and Joan Baez were all on hand to celebrate the folk club that had helped launch their careers.

After 12 years away, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes returns to an old favorite with the BSO

Though the concerto took up less than half the concert’s total run time, there’s no contest that it was the most memorable event on Thursday evening.

10 pop concerts sure to bring seasonal cheer

The holidays will feature the likes of Mariah Carey, Hanson, Pentatonix, and Lil Jon.

Boston Camerata uncovers sounds ‘that early music tends to forget’ with Hispanic Christmas concert

The December program features music from Renaissance Spain and early Hispanic settlements of the Americas.

10 ways to celebrate the holidays with classical music old and new

Classical holiday music from Handel and Haydn Society to the Boston Pops.

Keb’ Mo’s ‘Jingle Bell Jamboree’ is his remedy for the holiday blues

The singer just released his first Christmas album, and there isn't a traditional song on it.