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Lady Antebellum’s new album ‘Ocean’ shows band hasn’t lost its spark

Lady Antebellum’s new album ‘Ocean’ shows band hasn’t lost its spark

Morgan Hume

November 20, 2019

Lady Antebellum is making waves again in the music industry with the release of another album, “Ocean,” revealing an emotional side of the seasoned group listeners have not been exposed to until now. The trio who has been dominating the country charts over the last decade dropped a 13-track record on N...

Promising musician Cautious Clay scheduled to return to Boston next month

Promising musician Cautious Clay scheduled to return to Boston next month

Morgan Hume

November 20, 2019

Cautious Clay has come a long way from his Midwest roots as the rising R&B singer-songwriter has been building a fanbase for himself in cities across the world. Joshua Karpeh, who goes by his stage name Cautious Clay, is an up-and-coming musician who charms listeners with the flute, saxophone ...

Hozier charms audiences during back-to-back Boston concerts

Hozier charms audiences during back-to-back Boston concerts

Morgan Hume and Sarah Turley

November 20, 2019

Hozier was sweet as cherry wine on Wednesday night as the folk singer delivered a concert full of tender music and kind smiles.  Hozier played two sold-out shows on Nov. 12 and 13 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre as part of his “Wasteland, Baby” tour, supporting his latest album of the same name. Aus...

Tory Lanez: up close and personal

Tory Lanez: up close and personal

Eddie Reinhardt

November 13, 2019

The Suffolk Fall Concert was “Litty again” as the Student Government Association and the Concert Committee brought Brampton singer and rapper Tory Lanez to the Royale nightclub this past Monday night. One of the most sought after R&B acts, Lanez surfed his way through a wavy performance, spe...

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Oba Oseghali gets ready to open for Tory Lanez at Royale with rap tracks

Eddie Reinhardt

November 7, 2019

As a young creative it can be hard to find your footing, and the right support on your way to becoming a fully matured artist. Oba Oseghali has been taking these challenges head on his whole life, and on Oct. 11 at Royale he will see years of work come to fruition when he steps on stage in front of h...

Liv Dulong prepares to open for Tory Lanez with DJ set

Liv Dulong prepares to open for Tory Lanez with DJ set

Morgan Hume

November 7, 2019

Liv Dulong has always had aspirations of sharing music with a larger audience, but the self-taught DJ never thought she’d earn a spot on the Royale nightclub stage as only a junior in college. The Suffolk student and Suffolk Free Radio (WSFR) program director will be sharing the same stage as G...

King Princess anything but cheap in latest record

King Princess anything but cheap in latest record

Abby O'Connor

November 6, 2019

Genderqueer pop sensation King Princess lays out heartbreak in chronological order on her debut record “Cheap Queen” released on Oct. 25. Within the time she dropped her first three singles, Mikaela Mullaney Straus, known by her stage name King Princess, went from unknown to gaining millions of ...

Album review: Rex Orange County deserves 10/10 rating for ‘Pony’

Album review: Rex Orange County deserves  10/10 rating for ‘Pony’

Morgan Hume

October 30, 2019

Loving Rex Orange County is getting easier and easier with his third album “Pony,” released on Oct. 25. Alexander O’Connor, better recognized by his stage name Rex Orange County, is an English singer songwriter known for his songs “Loving is Easy” and “Sunflower.” The alternative pop musician ha...

Concert review: FINNEAS brings harmony to Boston in packed venue

Concert review: FINNEAS brings harmony to Boston in packed venue

Zoe Saben

October 30, 2019

When Finneas O’Connell, who performs as FINNEAS, stepped on stage at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club this past Thursday, he was greeted by a crowd of screaming, dedicated fans, all packed into the intimate, sold-out venue. FINNEAS, the prolific singer, songwriter and producer has previously toured ...

Review: Bon Iver illuminates crowd with tracks from ‘i,i’

Review: Bon Iver illuminates crowd with tracks from ‘i,i’

Nick Viveiros

October 23, 2019

Last week, frontman Justin Vernon and his mythical compatriot members of Bon Iver brought their latest album to life at the nearly-full TD Garden for a stunning set that spanned their entire discography. The occasion for Bon Iver’s current tour (a rarity for them) is the late-August release of thei...

Review: Chase Rice brings southern roots to Boston

Review: Chase Rice brings southern roots to Boston

Morgan Torre

October 23, 2019

Chase Rice displayed the epitome of raw talent in his performance on Oct. 12 at The House of Blues Boston. He is not as well known as other country artists such as Dan + Shay or Thomas Rhett, but he has the same energy and performance level as these mainstream singers. Rice opened his show with an upbeat ...

Review: Martinez turns set into large scale production

Review: Martinez turns set into large scale production

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

October 23, 2019

Class was in session at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 19 as Melanie Martinez brought the crowd from kindergarten through high school during her Boston stop of her K-12 Tour. Martinez’s pastel colored concert was in support of her latest record “K-12,” which dropped on Sept. 6. Through ang...

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