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Macklemore concludes US tour in Boston with a “Glorious” finale

From a thrifted fur coat to an orange hat that even Willy Wonka himself couldn’t pull off, Macklemore, real name Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, was a chameleon of different and exciting personas on stage at the House of Blues Nov. 14. His last performance in the US on his “Gemini” tour,...

Iron & Wine at Berklee

Concerts are often synonymous with being hot and crowded, which for many is the great downfall of enjoying live music. That was not the case for Iron & Wine’s sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center Nov. 11. Much like his music, the concert was relaxing and homey, perfect for...

“Fun Home” at the Boston Opera House

The national tour of “Fun Home,” the 2015 Tony-winner for Best Musical, came to Boston on Oct. 17 to tell the story of Alison Bechdel’s journey from childhood to working as a prolific cartoonist and activist for the LGBTQA+ community. Family, identity, truth and change are all explored in the...

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Boston Ballet Opens its Season with a Celebration of Finland

Boston Ballet, under Finnish artistic director Mikko Nissinen, opened its 2017-18 season Nov. 3 at the Boston Opera House with mixed performance of traditional and...

BSO and Dutoit Bring the Devil to Boston

Beginning in the 19th century, the legend of Faust, as written by Goethe, inspired a number of orchestral compositions, including Wagner’s “Faust Overture,” Liszt’s “Faust-Symphony”...

Glass Animals at Agganis Arena

For those who have not heard of Glass Animals before, or have had the opportunity to see them live, be prepared to have your mind...

“Past is Present: Revival Jewelry” at the MFA

Though a small exhibit, “Past is Present: Revival Jewelry” at the Museum of Fine Arts manages to tell the story of 2,400 years of opulence....

Kaleo at House of Blues

Icelandic rock band Kaleo performed a sold-out show at the House of Blues Oct. 16 as part of their Express Tour. Joined by two opening...

Atlas Genius at ONCE Ballroom

ONCE Ballroom in Somerville played host to three bands Oct. 14 for a night of spirited entertainment and broken boundaries. (more…)

Foster the People at House of Blues

Though it was a Wednesday night, the fans came through for Foster the People at the House of Blues Sept. 13. While it was not...

Wild Cub at Brighton Music Hall

After a three-year hiatus, Nashville-based indie rock band Wild Cub returned to Boston Oct. 1 to promote their second album, “Closer.” It was a concert...