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Rage Against the Machine.

Rage Against the Machine backs out of Boston Calling 2022

Boston Calling announced on Thursday that Rage Against the Machine would no longer be headlining its 2022 music festival. The band postponed all shows on the first leg of its upcoming tour, including the May 27-29 Boston festival.

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks to perform at Gillette Stadium for the first time

Country music superstar Garth Brooks announced Tuesday he’ll perform at Gillette Stadium for the first time in May, a show that will be the first ticketed stadium concert the venue has hosted since August 2019.

Augustus Muller (left) and Jae Matthews of Boy Harsher.

Boy Harsher’s new music sounded like a soundtrack to something. So they made a horror film.

The result is “The Runner,” a short horror film the Northampton electronic duo directed and produced last summer as part of a project that also yielded an accompanying album.

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet performed Liszt's Second Piano Concerto with the BSO led by music director Andris Nelsons on Jan.13, 2022.

Glimpsing what a new era at the BSO might bring

Thursday’s concert in Symphony Hall included an American premiere — and food for thought about how the orchestra must expand its artistic vision not only in the Berkshires but right here at home.

"I was just looking for something to make me feel normal again," Gregory Porter says about "Still Rising," a collection of new and older recordings he released in November.

After some of the darkest days of Gregory Porter’s life, music lights the way

The acclaimed jazz vocalist, who lost his brother during the early days of the pandemic, has a new album and a tour that brings him to the Emerson Colonial Theatre Jan. 20.

Pianist Igor Levit

From Berlin to the BSO: Pianist Igor Levit returns to Boston

After livestreaming popular “hauskonzerts” earlier in the pandemic, he’s ready to make his debut at Symphony Hall.

Conductor Václav Luks.

Václav Luks’s bold Handel and Haydn debut at Symphony Hall

The conductor rallied the crowd with Bologne’s Overture to “L’amant Anonyme,” Voříšek’s Symphony in D Major, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.

Alasdair White will perform Thursday and teach a workshop on Sunday at the BCMFest.

With Omicron surging, Passim’s annual Boston Celtic Music Festival goes virtual

Four days of performances — some livestreamed, some prerecorded — will go online Thursday through Sunday, showcasing music from Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton, and other Celtic communities.