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Stevie Nicks pens handwritten tribute to Fleetwood Mac bandmate Christine McVie: ‘See you on the other side, my love’

Nicks said she wanted to go to London to be with her “best friend” to sing to her after learning she was ill.

Musical adventurer Don Byron returns to NEC, where his explorations began

Byron, 64, is the featured guest artist on a concert program called “Crossing the Boundaries,” presented by his alma mater on Dec. 8.

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Víkingur Ólafsson: re-envisioning ‘Mozart & Contemporaries’ in Cambridge

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston, the Icelandic pianist unveiled a live version of his album Tuesday at Longy School of Music’s Pickman Hall.

Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart promises a festive Holiday Pops showcasing musical diversity

Lockhart is preparing a program this season that augments classic Holiday Pops fare with a new work by México-born composer Arturo Rodríguez, a pair of Ukrainian carols, and songs sung in five different languages.

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Guest conductor Václav Luks brings out musical merits of Handel and Haydn Society’s ‘Messiah’

This weekend at Symphony Hall, H+H upheld its holiday tradition for the 169th consecutive year.

‘Jazz and healing’ at Coolidge Corner, through the lens of Justin Freed

Freed will showcase his photographs and present his 40-minute “visual memoir,” “Jazz Saved My Life,” in a program that will also feature pianist Donal Fox and composer/bandleader Maria Schneider.

During Thanksgiving week, a bounty of Haitian music

More than a dozen Hattian artists are appearing in the Boston area for what has become an annual Thanksgiving week tradition.

Tedeschi Trucks’ 2022 tally: four albums, four films, four nights in Boston

The band members will likely dip deeply into their four-album song cycle, “I Am the Moon,” when they play the Orpheum Theatre for four nights beginning Tuesday.