Edgar B. Herwick IIIJuly 13, 2018 08:23 AM
The Boston Tea Party Nightclub, WBCN Radio And The Transformation of Rock In BostonA look at the local rock music scene in 1968, and the events that set it on a new course.
Judith KoganJuly 4, 2018 11:58 AM
Why It's Ironic That We Play The 1812 Overture To Celebrate Independence DayThe music tells a very specific story about Russia’s defeat of Napoleon’s invading army.
WGBH NewsJuly 2, 2018 08:53 PM
Lori McKenna Talks Fame, Family And Sings From Her New Album, 'The Tree'In her latest album, two-time Grammy and CMA award-winning singer-songwriter Lori McKenna looks at family, including a song dedicated to her 83-year-old father.
Barbara HowardJune 22, 2018 09:42 PM
Remembering Rebecca Parris, Boston's "First Lady of Jazz"She has been called Boston's "First Lady of Jazz." But now, she is gone. Noted jazz singer Rebecca Parris died this past weekend at age 66. She was local — born at Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham, raised in Newton. She played in the top venues here, nationally, and abroad...and with the best: Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie. She had been in declining health for years. Reports are that she collapsed after leaving the stage following a performance on Cape Cod and passed away at a hospital on Cape Cod Sunday night. Paul McWilliams is Rebecca’s longtime partner and keyboardist, and Marla Kleman is Rebecca’s adopted daughter. Both spoke with WGBH's All Things Considered host Barbara Howard about Rebecca’s life and legacy. The following transcript has been edited for clarity.
WGBH NewsJune 7, 2018 08:53 PM
Singer Ruth Pointer On “Still So Excited”Ruth Pointer, from the hit trio The Pointer Sisters, reflects on her childhood, her struggles with addiction and her career on the stage.
Andrew FlanaganMay 30, 2018 12:07 AM
YouTube Removes Rap Videos Blamed For ViolenceA title card is the first thing you see in the video for "They Ain't 100," a song by the British rapper Fredo — which reads: Disclaimer: The content in this video is an expression of art and should not be taken literally. K-Trap's "David Blaine" opens with a similar prologue: All characters in this visual are entirely fictional. The events that occur are purley [sic] symbolic and should not be taken literal. The video follows up with an audio repetition of the warning.
Arun RathMay 21, 2018 04:04 PM
Indian Classical Singer Pandit Jasraj Still Amazing Audiences at 88Jasraj has received just about every honor imaginable, and through performance and recording has easily established himself as one of the most important classical singers of the last 100 years.
Henry SantoroMay 18, 2018 02:03 PM
Boston Calling Music Festival 2018 Offers Music, Comedy And Visual ArtsWhat to expect at Boston Calling's 3-day festival at Harvard's Athletic Complex.
Jason TureskyMay 17, 2018 04:49 PM
The Boston Concerts You Don't Want To Miss This SpringBeantown is a great city for music.