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Music REview

At Tanglewood, thunderstorms and Yo-Yo Ma struck a dramatic note with the BSO

This past weekend, the orchestra delivered two crowd-pleasing programs of Brahms and Robert Schumann.

Music review

At TD Garden, a more mature Shawn Mendes defies expectations

Mendes’s set on Thursday was brisk even when the tempos slowed, a testament to his growing confidence as a performer and the precision of his songwriting.

There could only be one Woodstock

The odds of catching lightning in a bottle more than once are astronomical. But that hasn’t stopped promoters from trying.

The Woodstock artists you can’t forget, and the others you didn’t know about

The movie and soundtrack omitted the likes of the Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin, The Band, and many more. Here’s why.

Off to Woodstock at 15, with friends, food, a tent, and no idea what was to come

We took off from Boston one pleasant August afternoon eager to spend the weekend listening to music. Little did we know.

Photos: Looking back at Woodstock on its 50th anniversary

On August 15-18, 1969, the Woodstock music festival attracted over 400,000 people to Bethel, New York. Fifty years later, memories of that rainy weekend remain sharp among people who were in the crowd and on the stage. Check out photos from that iconic moment in music history.

Album Review

Dorchester’s Cousin Stizz stays true to his roots on ‘Trying to Find My Next Thrill’

The rapper’s new full-length strikes a balance between the gritty mixtape “Suffolk County” and his more radio-friendly debut album “One Night Only.”

Livingston Taylor, folk musician and Mr. Fix-It

The singer and self-described nerd, who is marking 50 years onstage with a show at the Wilbur, talks physics, airplanes, plumbing, and why he needs an audience.