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Blind teenage violinist Julia LaGrand uses ‘From the Top’ to celebrate young disabled musicians

The new Musicians with Disabilities Initiative, which LaGrand created with "From the Top," gives the show’s platform to disabled and neurodivergent young musicians.


The Sugar Shack brings back sweet memories for these R&B veterans

An all-star group of veteran Boston R&B artists is staging a salute to the famed nightclub, which not only brought the likes of James Brown, George Clinton, and Stevie Wonder to the city but also provided a showcase for local funk and R&B acts.

New music ensemble Wild Up welcomes listeners where they are

The Los Angeles-based group makes its first Boston appearance on March 30.


Bruce Springsteen shows a lot of faith, and there’s magic in the night

Even at 73, Springsteen still comes across as a man possessed by the spirit of rock 'n' roll, a point he and the E Street Band made emphatically in their nearly three-hour show at TD Garden Monday night.

At TD Garden, Bruce Springsteen loves that ‘Dirty Water’

The Boss opened his first encore of the evening by breaking out the Boston anthem.

Director, dancers, and singers build BLO’s ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’ together

"I wouldn’t do a production if it wasn’t collaborative," says Anne Bogart, a veteran theatrical director who previously helmed 2019′s "The Handmaid’s Tale."

James McMurtry lets the characters in his songs do the talking

The singer-songwriter, in Massachusetts this week for four shows, calls himself a “fiction writer” whose least interesting subject is himself.


With Dropkick Murphys at full roar, it must be that time of year again

Night three of the band's annual hometown St. Patrick's Day extravaganza — this year, a run of four sold-out shows — featured their big-hearted songs played with customary ferocity.