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With Vince Gill, Boston Pops triumph in opener

On Wednesday night, with the help of special guest Vince Gill, the Boston Pops opened their 128th season. How did it go? Read our full review of the show, inside.

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Green Day rocks Mohegan Sun

After postponing their tour at the end of 2012 for frontman Billy Joe Armstrong entrance into rehab, Green Day has returned to the road. On Saturday, the alt-rock veterans hit Connecticut for a sold out performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. How did it go? Find out, inside.

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Pink dazzles in tour closer at TD Garden

Closing out “The Truth About Love” tour, Pink dazzled a sold out crowd at the TD Garden in Boston last Thursday with a near two-hour performance packed with hits and high-flying aerial stunts. Read our full review of the show, inside.

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Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Concerts in New England

St. Patrick’s Day in Boston is more than a single-day holiday. Here in the hub of Irish America, it’s practically a month long celebration. Beyond the plethora of Irish pubs across the city, St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated with a wide array of Irish inspired concerts in town. Get all the details with our complete guide to the season, inside.

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Mumford & Sons soar in Boston

Mumford & Sons meteoric rise to mainstream success has been one of music’s most surprising storylines in the past few years. Touring in support of their stellar sophomore album, Babel, the English folk-rockers launched a brief East Coast tour on Tuesday night with sold out show at the TD Garden in Boston. How did it go? Read our review of the show, inside.

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Aerosmith rock Comm. Ave. with memorable show

Just hours before the release of the fifteenth studio album, Aerosmith rocked their old stompin’ grounds with a surprise show on Monday. Billed as a pre-Election Day party, the “Bad Boys of Boston” returned to where it all began – 1325 Commonwealth Avenue – and rocked a free lunchtime set for their hometown fans. Read our full review, inside.

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Chesney & McGraw end summer tour in Foxboro

As predictable as he can be, there is no doubt where Kenny Chesney stands as a performer. The country superstar returned to Massachusetts last weekend for two shows at Gillette Stadium, closing out his “Brothers of the Sun” tour with fellow veteran Tim McGraw. How did it go? Find out, inside.

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Gaelic Storm ready to hit the ring with Chicken Boxer

For Gaelic Storm, the stage is their boxing ring. With a live performance that is powered by pure energy, the band thrives on stage. Coupled with their down-to-earth personalities, the California-based Celtic rock veterans quickly found a strong fanbase in New England. This weekend, they will return to the area as they tour in support of their brand new album, Chicken Boxer.

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Southside Johnny keeps busy on the road

Southside Johnny has made a career out of relentless touring. He and his band, The Asbury Jukes, have been delivering acclaimed live performances since the mid 70’s and are still going strong. With a show in Lowell set for Saturday, we recently caught up with the New Jersey legend to discuss the band’s longevity, life on the road, new projects and more.

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Carrie Underwood shines at CMA Songwriters Series

In a rare and intimate club show at Boston’s Royale, country superstar Carrie Underwood showcased her undeniable talent during a memorable two-hour performance. However, as part of the CMA’s Songwriters Series, the show not only special because of the former American Idol champion but because of the songwriters who have aided in her rise to fame.

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