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Josh Ritter ready to brawl at the House of Blues

Touring in support of his 2010 release, So Runs the World Away, Josh Ritter returns to Boston tonight for the “Valentine’s Day Brawl” at the House of Blues. We caught up with Ritter to discuss the new album, the show and his thoughts on the holiday.

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For Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Life is good

With their new album #20 on the Billboard charts, Vermont’s Grace Potter and the Nocturnals have had quite an exciting year. We recently caught up with Potter to discuss the band’s latest wave of success and their upcoming set at the Life is good Festival.

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Eli “Paperboy” Reed thrives with timeless sound

New album. Timeless sound. That’s the story with Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves, who are primed for a major breakthrough with the release of Come and Get It .This weekend, they’ll have the opportunity to grow their fanbase even more with a set at the Life is good Festival at Blue Hills in Canton on Saturday.

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Taylor Swift ends Fearless tour with a bang in Foxboro

Taylor Swift sold out Gillette Stadium, all 56,858 seats of it, in just 20 minutes last December. So needless to say, when the pop-country superstar finally arrived in Foxboro on Saturday for one of the most anticipated shows of 2010, she was meet with a very warm welcome.

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Josh Ritter shines in return to Boston

Josh Ritter has played everything from open mic nights to Boston Symphony Orchestra collaborations here in Boston, his one-time hometown. Friday night at the Orpheum, Ritter put all of his many talents on display in a multi-faceted showcase.

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Alan Jackson delights with plenty of hits

Alan Jackson’s concert on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Casino fit like an old pair of broken in jeans. Sure, it wasn’t flashy, but it had an air of comfortable familiarity that kept crowd and band at ease over nearly two hours and parts of 26 songs.

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Frightened Rabbit show growth, promise at the ‘dise

With three albums under their belt, including the beloved Midnight Organ Fight and the brand new Winter of Mixed Drinks, Frightened Rabbit have the songs, the fans and the experience to be a live powerhouse. How did they do at the ‘dise on Thursday? Find out, inside.

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Hot Stove delivers another memorable show

For ten years, the annual “Hot Stove, Cool Music” benefit concert has delivered a memorable evening for both baseball and music fans. This year, the venue may have been different but the music still rocked. Get our full review, inside.

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Hot Stove, Cool Music celebrates 10 years on Saturday

If Hot Stove, Cool Music were a baseball team, then the ten years of All Star lineups that they have been trotting out would have won them at least a couple of titles by now. This Saturday, they will celebrate ten years. With that in mind, we caught up with co-founder Peter Gammons.

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Jed Heneberry: The Best and Worst Songs of 2009

Jed Heneberry: The Best and Worst Songs of 2009

We asked our writers to weigh in with their thoughts on songs from 2009. Here, in no particular order, are staff writer Jed Heneberry’s thoughts on the best and worst of 2009.

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