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Whenever clubs do reopen, the city’s live music scene won’t be the same

The shutdown has already claimed several independently owned venues. Those that remain are struggling to hold on.

How superfans are surviving without live music

Committed concertgoers are busy navigating emotion and online content.

Music agents and managers lean on Congress for small-business relief

Indie music industry professionals, including several from Boston, have joined forces and hired a lobbyist.

Boston, ’80s hip-hop, and the previously unseen photos that documented the scene

John Nordell's images, filed away for decades, are included in Sotheby's first-ever hip-hop auction.

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Boston Lyric Opera expands artistic staff, rolls out ‘mobile opera truck’ for 2020-21 season

Conductor Vimbayi Kaziboni joins the company in an artistic adviser position focused on “new stories and unheard stories.”

Catch the latest from Young@Heart singers, ages 77 to 92

The popular chorus has a new single, with a virtual album release party in the works.

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Rockport Music asked a singer to obscure ‘provocative titles’ by a Black composer. He declined

The late Julius Eastman named his works using homophoblic and racial slurs.

MassOpera uses a pickup truck for new roving concert series

The company will bring opera, art songs, and Broadway classics to public housing complexes this Labor Day.