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Jacob R. Jimenez

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Portrait of an Artist: Langhorne Slim Comes to Boston

I think it was just a healing time and songs started to show up as little kisses from the universe or something. Because when they don’t show up for a while, maybe I shouldn't admit it, but I get scared that they're not going to show up again.

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Experience Chinatown: The On-Going Festival Celebrating Boston’s Chinatown

This fall, the Pao Arts Center is celebrating the vibrant life of Boston’s Chinatown with its first full-capacity arts festival since the pandemic.

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Concert Review: Taylor Ashton, the Playful Storyteller

The audience walked away with more than just memories of songs, also forming newfound connections to the stories behind them.


Boston-Born: How a City Shapes Music

Born right here in the city, the band worked their way through local venues and took advantage of musical connections in the city to achieve rapid success.

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Concert Review: The Tallest Man Never Left

Kristian Matsson (aka The Tallest Man on Earth) returned to Boston at The Royale for the first time in nearly two years on March 5.

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Prescriptive Music Experiences

If this column achieves anything, I hope it will inspire you to seek out live music.


Ode to Live Music

The way I listen, discover, and appreciate music wholly changed once I began regularly attending live concerts.

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Billy Strings Concert Review: Bluegrass Comes to Boston

Billy gave Boston a unique two-set performance early last December at the Wang Theatre in downtown Boston. No two concerts are the same when Billy Strings writes the setlist.

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Concert Review: Brooklyn Rider Promises an Evocative Musical Experience

Through music and conversation, Brooklyn Rider began their three-performance series with a meditative and engaging night of music.

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Charley Crockett Review: The Boston Country Scene Happens on Wednesday Nights

As country devolves into a greasy mimicry of pop music, Charley Crockett and his peers keep country’s soul alive with the waltzes, ballads, and steel guitar picking that made it a genre foundational to American music today.

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‘The Arboretum Experience’ Review: Augmented Reality, IRL

If a visitor is surrounded by singing birds, does putting on headphones to listen to an audio play full of artificial noise replace a more authentic experience?

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Music Video Breakdown: 'The Box' by Roddy Ricch

Through a hodgepodge of action scenes, the video reflects the classic and contemporary hip-hop themes of Ricch’s song.

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Juice Comes Home

Juice, a seven-man boy band originally from Boston College, returned to their home city on Feb. 22 for a high energy, soulful performance at the Paradise Rock Club.


Echosmith Returns to the Spotlight on New ‘Lonely Generation’ Tour

Echosmith, the sibling trio known for radio hits “Cool Kids” and “Bright,” took their “Lonely Generation” tour to Boston’s Paradise Rock Club this past Valentine’s Day.

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Boston’s 'Snowport' Brings Rustic Charm to Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, holiday themed waffles and some special guests helped set the mood for a love-filled evening in the winter village.