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  • October 01, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Another busy fall weekend moves mostly indoors with everything from pioneers Kraftwerk and Television to Kurt Vile & the Violators, Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, Yo La Tengo, Pete Francis and Ride… More>

  • Live Review: Alabama Shakes Match Lunar Eclipse at Boston Calling by Paul Robicheau

    The cosmic conjunction of Alabama Shakes howling to Sunday’s supermoon eclipse to cap the fall edition of Boston Calling not only set up the festival’s highpoint. It forged the kind of moment that’ll live in the memories of those present long after many of the weekend’s bands fade into rock footnotes… More>

  • September 24, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Boston Calling rules City Hall Plaza in super weather with an eclectic lineup headlined by the Avett Brothers, alt-J and Alabama Shakes, yet the weekend also boasts big shows with Madonna and Ed Sheeran as well as the Beantown Jazz Festival, Greg Brown, Peter Mulvey and Godspeed You! Black Emperor… More>

  • September 20, 2015

    Live Review: Diana Ross Shines at Citi Wang Theatre

    Live Review: Diana Ross Shines at Citi Wang Theatre by Paul Robicheau

    Diana Ross summons memories of classic Motown hits with the Supremes, glamorous outfits, and her iconic persona as one of pop music’s premier divas. But the 71-year-old Ross certainly didn’t bring any diva’s attitude to the Citi Wang Theatre on Saturday. On the contrary, the ever-beaming singer -- who looked and sounded fabulous, regardless of age -- proved warm and generous to both the audience and her sublime backing musicians… More>

  • September 17, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    It's a bustling weekend with everything from rockers the Feelies and Robert Plant's Sensational Space Shifters to mainstream pop purveyors Diana Ross and Rob Thomas to country outlaw Jamey Johnson, John Scofield and Joe Lovano's revived jazz quartet, and African cross-pollinations that include Vieux Farka Toure and Lake Street Dive's Bridget Kearney… More>

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