Becca Stevens brings an eclectic set of influences to her Celebrity Series/Stave Sessions set Thursday night.
D'Angelo is back with his first CD in 15 years, "Black Messiah." It was worth the wait, says Renee Graham.
Ed Siegel loves having Bob Dylan's "The Basement Tapes Complete," so why does he want to go down to his basement and dig out the original bootleg version?
The release of the "The Complete Basement Tapes," a six-CD set, shows why Bob Dylan's unofficial 1967 recordings were such an important chapter in his career and in the history...
Amanda Palmer talks about some of the controversial issues associated with her in her new book, "The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let Other...
Aretha Franklin's new album is easily her best in years, says WBUR's pop culture correspondent, Renee Graham.
Captain Sensible from British punk band the Damned talks about the group, its music, and him becoming more sensible over the years. They will be performing at Royale Boston on...
Prince has two new CDs out, and he's still marching to his own drummer.
The Polyphonic Spree goes to Boston University's Marsh Chapel. 'Off the Record' records the fun.
What's the difference between East and West Coast rock? Andrea Shea polls fans at a Ty Segall concert.
"Pipeline" celebrates 50 years of live rock on WMBR-FM at several venues between Sept. 12 and Oct. 12.
David Byrne is burning down the house at New York's Public Theater in "Here Lies Love," an immersive "musical" about Imelda Marcos.
Ginger Baker is coming to the Wilbur Theatre Sunday. He has things to say about other musicians and journalists -- most of them not very good.
Spring is a season of abundance and it’s no different for music. Here is the ARTery's preview of 15 talented acts that Boston will host over the next few months.
Local singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has returned to Boston and she'll be at the Redstar Union in Kendall Square Thursday night.
Taunton-born rocker Sarah Borges has been spending more time arranging play dates for her son than set lists lately, but she is far from kicking back as she tours with...
The release of "The Beatles' U.S. Albums" on CD has Ed Siegel reminiscing about Vinyl Valhalla.
Bettye Lavette infuses everything all her songs -- from soul originals to Neil Young covers -- with grit and determination.
Club d'Elf mixes and matches sounds, and people, at the Lizard Lounge.
India Aire closes her 'Songversation' tour at the Wilbur Theatre Sunday night.