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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.

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Three conductors made for three days of thrills with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood

Weekend highlights a concert led by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and the perfect slice of summer served with Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony.

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Yo-Yo Ma’s ‘Bach Project’ offers a seat at his table to Tanglewood fans and community groups

The musician’s globe-spanning tour pairs concerts with community-based actions, and it attracted enough listeners to jam roads all around.

Tavares brothers are still in harmony

The group, singing “Don’t Take Away the Music” with feeling after all these years, will play a free show on Boston’s City Hall Plaza on Wednesday.


John Fogerty celebrates 1960s rock with ‘My 50-Year Trip’ tour

The leader behind Creedence Clearwater Revival is on a new tour called “My 50-Year Trip” with his sons Tyler and Shane in his band, which he describes as an “unbelievable” feeling.

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On ‘Immunity,’ Clairo takes pop in a fresh direction

Clairo had a viral hit with her bedroom-pop song “Pretty Girl.” Now with her debut album, she’s found a sound that matches her lyrical prowess.

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Bang on a Can turns up the volume with LOUD Weekend at Mass MoCA

The veteran new-music collective has hosted a summer festival every year in North Adams, and this year’s three-day grand finale is much grander — and louder — than years past.