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Punk rock always has been, in many ways, about considering life's proverbial glass, declaring it half empty, and then pretending it's half full. Few bands sculpted this mix of bitterness...
In 1968, a television event recrowned Elvis Presley as the king of rock 'n' roll. Here & Now's Lisa Mullins takes a listen back.
According to KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez, "Being yourself is the new gangster." He shares musical choices with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that reflect that.
The British musician is known for his elaborate one-man live show, which he developed at MIT's Media Lab. As he prepares to release his second album, he's back in Cambridge...
"Breath & Imagination" tells the story of the extraordinary composer and concert singer Roland Hayes.
"The Cher Show" features Cher's music, as well as outfits by 79-year-old Bob Mackie, who created many of the star's most iconic looks.
The former Dire Straits frontman went solo in 1995, and has since released 10 albums. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Knopfler about his latest, "Down The Road Wherever."
Cue the twinkly lights, Christmas trees, menorahs and candles -- the holiday season is officially underway in Boston.
Music icon and patron of the arts Billy Ruane died in 2010. Now, his memory is forever embedded in Central Square.
Last December, videos of Guilherme "Gilly" Assuncao went viral after the 23-year old sang a stunning rendition of "Con Te Partiro" by Andrea Bocelli at Russo's Market in Watertown.
Schubert, the Viennese composer who died at the age of 31 in 1828, is known for a number of memorable melodies, which he often composed to illustrate poems.
"She’s an important voice of feminism and consciousness and humor and strength. She’s a liberated woman," says The Cabot's artistic director Paula Cole.
These rare instruments usually sit safe and silent behind ropes and glass. But this week, they're coming out.
Plus, Asian Glow presents its third performance night of Asian-American and Pacific Islander artists in Boston and the MIT List Center pays homage to multimedia pioneer Tony Conrad.
The Beatles' "White Album" turns 50. We’ll return to Abbey Road.
Besides Jimmy Page, legendary guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin, the band also had another genius: its manager, Peter Grant.
The way the paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum give a snapshot view into times past, Bilal’s music provides a way to experience and relive a wide breadth of...
In a special hour, we hear from performers about how their own lives and experiences influence and inspire their art.
The chop arrived on the music scene about 50 years ago, and slowly, the odd little noise took the fiddle-playing world by storm.
Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.