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Ed Sheeran announces a 2023 summer stop at Gillette Stadium

It will be the singer-songwriter’s first stateside stretch in nearly five years. Tickets for the Gillette show go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.


Love is all around Lizzo at TD Garden show

Throughout the evening, the singer and rapper provided a concrete example of what loving yourself actually looks like by living it out loud.

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard is feeling anxious for all of us

The singer and songwriter reflects on the Seattle band's latest album, "Asphalt Meadows," ahead of Death Cab's show Saturday at Leader Bank Pavilion.

A new hall of fame at the Wang brings Boston’s musical history into view

Spread out over four floors of the theater, including backstage, the new Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame features photographs, memorabilia, video monitors, sculptures, and rotating exhibits celebrating music of all kinds.

Losing his vision has opened Mark Erelli’s eyes

Diagnosed two years ago with a progressive retinal disease, the singer-songwriter is composing the most intimate songs of his career — "songs I could only write once I realized what I was losing."

Julia Adolphe doesn’t want to be your tortured artist

The composer, whose "Makeshift Castle" is being performed by the BSO this weekend, hosts a YouTube video series on mental health and creativity called "LooseLeaf NoteBook."

Rock lifer Eric Ambel has been making some local connections

The multi-instrumentalist and producer has been working with a couple of names familiar to Boston audiences in Ward Hayden and Sarah Borges. He and Borges are now touring together, with a date Saturday at Atwood's.

How Ata Kak’s long-forgotten ‘Awesome Tape’ turned into an awesome tour 30 years later

A cassette by the Ghanaian singer, which no one bought when it was originally released, was rediscovered by an American blogger who posted the music online, then searched for eight years for the man who made it.