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BSO concertmaster Malcolm Lowe retires after 35 years

Lowe, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster, has announced that he will be retiring from his position, ending his decades-long tenure with the orchestra.

Between ‘Love + Fear,’ Marina found herself

Before her most recent album, the Welsh pop star took time off, changed her stage name, and got in touch with her own nature.

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The Pixies’ ‘Eyrie’ offers only glimpses of the old magic

Much of the new album is textbook Pixies, except for the fact that the songs come and go without incident, hardly a band trademark.

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer will play Fenway in 2020

Tickets will go on sale to the general public later this month.

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Willie Nelson returns in good health and fine form at Outlaw fest

With guests Alison Krauss and Bonnie Raitt, the 86-year-old singer resumed his tour in New Hampshire after missing more than a month of shows due to respiratory trouble.

Ian Anderson on 50 years of Jethro Tull, tinny Garden acoustics, and never being too old to rock and roll

The flute-playing frontman reflects on his band’s heyday and why it’s still fun to get out on the road and play those songs.

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Highwomen pave their own road to country radio

The debut by the supergroup of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby is modern, distinctly country music that revisits classic genre themes, with a twist here and there.

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Vampire Weekend is worth the wait

Tuesday’s show at Agganis Arena was the band’s first in Boston in six years.