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Stevie Nicks wows the stage with her “24 Karat Gold The Concert”

Stevie Nicks streamed the “24 Karat Gold The Concert” in select venues on Oct. 21 and 25.
October 27, 2020

Amid a global pandemic, rock legend Stevie Nicks continued to find a way to entertain an audience. The singer had a two night livestream event, showcasing her last tour, “24 Karat Gold The Concert,”...

Run the Jewels encourages fans to vote in their “HolyCalamavote” concert

Run the Jewels perform “Walking in the Snow
October 20, 2020

On Oct. 18, rap group Run the Jewels presented their pre-recorded, COVID-19 safe “HolyCalamavote” concert on Adult Swim.  The concert was a collaboration between Run the Jewels, Ben & Jerry’s...

Alicia Keys’ new album shares an important message

Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album,
"Keys’ new sound is more mature and confident. She uses complex lyrics to create deep visuals and makes the listeners think about what the song means to them."
September 29, 2020

On Sept. 18, Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, “Alicia.” After the four years since “Here” was released, Keys' new album excites fans worldwide with its seductive sound, rhythm and...

Justin Bieber, Olivia O’Brien, Luke Combs and more release new music

American singer-songer Olivia O'Brien performs at a concert. O'Brien released her new song
September 29, 2020

Sept. 18 brought “New Music Friday” to a whole new level, as several popular artists spanning multiple genres released chart-topping hits. Check out the new songs and albums below if you’re looking...

Chance the Rapper stuns in an eccentric virtual concert at Ralph Lauren’s Chicago store

Chance the Rapper performing at an event pre-COVID.
September 22, 2020

In the age of technology combined with a global pandemic, creatives are reinventing ways to display their work. Virtual concerts are now the best way for artists to express their creativity and engage...

Run The Jewel’s newest album “RTJ4” tackles racial injustice

Killer Mike and El-P of the hip hop duo, Run the Jewels.
"Hearing lyrics so precisely and eloquently referring to racist and bigoted moments in history with such clarity is refreshing, to say the least."
September 22, 2020

“F*** it, why wait?” These four words would serve to catapult the rap group Run the Jewels, better known as RTJ, from an underground indie group with a cult following to the voice of a social movement.  Killer...

The show must go on(line): Boston musicians share how COVID-19 impacted them

Boston-based singer, Alissa Musto performing on her piano at home.
September 22, 2020

Singer-songwriter Alissa Musto’s last routine live show was on March 13 aboard a cruise ship in Mexico before the long months of quarantine began. Musto performed to a packed crowd that night and had...

Taylor Swift is no longer a pop princess with her new alternative album “Folklore”

Taylor Swift in a photoshoot for
July 29, 2020

Taylor Swift’s surprise quarantine album “Folklore” has proved that the former country darling and pop princess is also an indie queen, with the 16-track album that transcends into something magical...

Suffolk alum Jillian Ann’s debut EP is truly romantic

The cover of Jillian Ann's debut EP
May 19, 2020

Suffolk University alum and 2020 Berklee College of Music graduate, Jillian Ann, recently released her debut EP “Truly, Madly, Deeply” that is ultimately honest in navigating the complicated feelings...

You’ll be falling for Trevor Daniel after hearing his debut album ‘Nicotine’

You'll be falling for Trevor Daniel after hearing his debut album 'Nicotine'
April 5, 2020

Like smoking a cigarette, Trevor Daniel’s album “Nicotine” is addictive.  On March 26, the 25-year-old musician released his debut record and the collection of 10 short pop songs each deserve...

Remain ‘CALM,’ 5 Seconds of Summer’s newest album is also their best

April 5, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 5 Seconds of Summer released their fourth album “CALM.” The album takes inspiration from older styles of pop and rock, using styles from the 70s, 80s and 90s. This album is their...

Conan Gray brings cinematic energy to debut album

March 31, 2020

Conan Gray released his debut album “Kid Krow” on Friday, March 20, which feels like the soundtrack to a coming-of-age film in all the right ways.   The album features pre-released fan favorites...

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