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  • Concert Review: Billy Joel Takes '80s Turn at Fenway Park by Paul Robicheau

    “Feels like I was here just a couple of days ago,” Billy Joel told the sold-out faithful returning to Fenway Park for a concert on a picture-perfect Thursday night. “Hell of a year.” And luckily, everything wasn’t quite so rehashed in Joel’s Fenway reprise, as the singer dropped eight different songs than last summer’s ballpark soiree… More>

  • July 16, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    Kacey Musgraves and Guster highlight the free Outside the Box Festival on Boston Common as part of a weekend that includes the also-free ArtBeat fest and big shows with the Foo Fighters (with guests the Dropkick Murphys, Bosstones and Mission of Burma), the Chris Robinson Band, Bim Skala Bim and Diana Krall, plus T.T. the Bear's continuing farewell blowout… More>

  • July 12, 2015

    Live Review: U2 Divide and Conquer TD Garden

    Live Review: U2 Divide and Conquer TD Garden by Paul Robicheau

    What a pleasant surprise that U2’s return to town showed the band revitalized -- physically, musically and technologically – in Friday’s first of four shows at TD Garden. U2 proved once again that its charismatic connection with fans and its ability to revolutionize arena-stage design remain unparalleled… More>

  • July 09, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    The first summer weather of the season greets the Levitate and Green River fests as well as Boston shows by U2, Martha Wainwright and Kingsley Flood, plus a hip-hop fest with Slaine, EDO.G, Dutch ReBelle and Acrobatik… More>

  • July 03, 2015

    Weekend Ideas

    Weekend Ideas by Paul Robicheau

    The July 4 weekend’s pretty Dead (with simulcasts of that vernerable band's farewell with Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio live from Chicago), but there are also shows with the Swirlies, Ruby Rose Fox, Pokey LaFarge and Visions of Morphine -- 16 years since the death of Mark Sandman… More>

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