The Rolling Stones are coming to Gillette Stadium

The legendary rock band will paint the home of the Patriots black this June.

Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison in February 1968, the year of the White Album’s release.

Ty Burr

Listening to the Beatles’ White Album, 50 years later

The album officially titled “The Beatles” gets a spectacular reissue.

Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons will be in residence at Tanglewood for the month of July.

Everything from Wagner to a world premiere in BSO’s 2019 Tanglewood season

BSO music director Andris Nelsons’s July residency culminates in a concert performance of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 31: John Mayer performs onstage during


Mayer quit drinking after Drake party

In an interview in Complex magazine, Mayer revealed he has gone just over two years without drinking.

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The VIP Lounge with Rufus Wainwright

The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and composer is bringing his “All These Poses Anniversary Tour 2018” to the Emerson Colonial Theatre on Dec. 5.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Nov. 19-25

Mike Epps at the Wilbur, Echo & the Bunnymen at the Orpheum, Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction at MIT’s museum, and more.


Ingrid Michaelson is going to have herself a merry little Christmas

A holiday tour brings her to the Orpheum, where she’ll perform selections from her recent “Songs for the Season.”

Music Review

Letting the trumpets sound at Symphony Hall

Andris Nelsons celebrates his 40th birthday this weekend, and the program reflects his trumpeter background.

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A history of Boston in flyers and posters and W.E.B. Du Bois’s data visualization

Boston music journalist Brian Coleman’s new book, “Buy Me, Boston,’’ is a kind of time capsule.

Holiday Arts Preview 2018

Holiday arts preview 2018

// Best things to see, do this holiday season

From dancing sugarplums to a musical “Grinch,” there’s a bounty of theater, music, TV, and other attractions to enjoy.

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// Recent Globe album reviews

Read about the latest albums reviewed by the Globe.

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The Tallis Scholars will perform Renaissance Christmas music at Harvard Square’s St. Paul Church on Dec. 7.

Classical Music

Holiday Arts Preview: Classical picks

From carols to cantatas, the classical sounds of the season.

Darlene Love

Pop Music

Holiday Arts Preview: Pop music picks

John Legend, Pentatonix, Michael McDonald, and Darlene Love are among the stars headlining holiday-themed concerts in the Boston area this season.

Eddie Redmayne in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Things to Do

The Weekender: Wizards, womanizers, welterweights, and Welles

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

From left: Jesse Darden, Omar Ebrahim, and Sarah Womble .

Opera Review

‘Schoenberg in Hollywood’ is a composer biography like no other

Tod Machover’s intriguing new opera, receiving its world premiere from Boston Lyric Opera, presents Austrian modernist Arnold Schoenberg’s life story filtered through an American cinematic lens.

David Lau and Dorothea Vogel of the storied Gewandhaus Orchestra.


Getting into the Christmas spirit, with Bach

Led by Andris Nelsons, the BSO will be performing the composer’s Christmas Oratorio.

Marcus King

Guitarist Marcus King inherited his good licks from his dad

The 22-year-old blues rocker says his musician father — who turned him on to the likes of the Allmans and Jeff Beck — is still his favorite guitar player.

FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of


President Trump, first lady again opt out of Kennedy Center Honors

For the second year in a row, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not be at the Kennedy Center Honors gala, which will be held Dec. 2.

Conductor Ken-David Masur arrives for the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Conductor Masur leaving BSO for MSO

BSO associate conductor Ken-David Masur will be the music director at the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

Elvis Costello (center) and the Imposters at the Boch Center Wang Theatre.

Music Review

At the Wang, Elvis Costello’s aim remains true

The singer and his longtime backing band the Imposters played a generous 26-song set that included new and old tracks.

A scene from Odyssey Opera's performance of “Le Médecin Malgré Lui.”

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Odyssey’s ‘Le Médecin Malgre Lui’ is just what the doctor ordered

Wonderfully sung, the opéra-comique concludes Odyssey Opera’s fall celebration of Charles Gounod’s bicentennial.

Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall Thursday night.

Music Review

At the BSO, mystical ‘Mara,’ shorter Shostakovich, and a holiday chestnut

With music director Andris Nelsons, the ensemble offered an excellent evening of Baltic and Russian works for large orchestra, first savory then sweet.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Nov. 12-18

Five things to do around Boston, Nov. 12-18

Governor Charlie Baker applauded supporters during a rally celebrating his reelection Tuesday in Boston.

Apparently Charlie Baker is a Blink-182 fan

The Republican governor is heading to see the band in Las Vegas this weekend with his family.

11ticketmuseum Frank E Schoonover: Visions of America at Norman Rockwell Museum through May 27, 2019. Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972), Abe Catherson (Pony Express Rider), 1916. Illustration for The Range Boss by Charles Alden Seltzer, A.C. McClurg & Company. Oil on canvas, 36 x 27 in. Private collection.

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks by Globe critics.

James Taylor, his wife Kim Taylor, and rock journalist Cameron Crowe attend Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration Live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles

James Taylor serenaded Joni Mitchell at her 75th birthday bash

The Boston native sang one of the legendary folk singer’s own tunes.

Hobo Johnson’s music blends hip-hop punk.

Hobo Johnson, from Tiny Desk to breakout success

The California hip-hop artist is just a couple of years removed from living in his car, but the past year has been a whirlwind.

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson navigates troubled waters and ‘strange times’

The British singer-songwriter-guitarist reflects on the themes that run though his most recent album, “13 Rivers.”

Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy) in Columbia Pictures' THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB.

Things to Do

The Weekender: A franchise fail, a festival of films, and a fabulous farce

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy details the making of his memoir

In an interview, the band’s frontman discusses why he wanted to share stories about his life, career, relationships, and struggles with addiction.

Jack Tatum

Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum channels the spirit of the ’80s

In talking about his latest album, “Indigo,” the singer-guitarist references Kate Bush, Tears for Fears, and Roxy Music’s 1982 gem “Avalon.”

Album Review

Charles Bradley soars one last time on ‘Black Velvet’ 

The soul belter’s music is as joyful as ever on this posthumous collection of songs. 

A collection of early demos from Jay Bolotin (circa 1975) will be released on Friday.

A songwriter is rediscovered, though obscurity suited him just fine

RISD dropout Jay Bolotin drew some heady admirers — Merle Haggard among them — in the ’70s, but his music career fizzled and he moved on. Now a new label has released his early recordings.

Josh Groban

With a new album and tour, Josh Groban is back singing a more familiar tune

After Broadway and Netflix came calling, he had to become adept at juggling the demands of singing, writing, and acting.

Boston 11/7/18 Bill Schaaf, 59 from Jamaica Plain manuevers a lift to the Christmas tree being worked on at the facade of the Macy store in Downtown Crossing. During the holiday season, he works as Santa.Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

‘I’ve got to feed my elves’: Downtown, Santa Claus is on double-duty

Bill Schaaf sets up and trims the tree outside of Macy’s for a week. Then, he will suit up and play Santa Claus for the holidays.

The Danish String Quartet

Classical Notes

From Beethoven to beer and beyond with the Danish String Quartet

The Danish String Quartet performs in Rockport on Nov. 18.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Cardi B attends the Tom Ford SS19 Show at the Park Avenue Armory during New York Fashion Week in New York. Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as the rapper handed out free winter coats. The Bronx-born rapper met with residents and fans on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 at the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn during brisk fall weather. The 26-year-old also was given balloons and a cake to celebrate her recent birthday. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)


Cardi B kicks off collaboration with Reebok

“CARDIBOK,” the Reebok Instagram account announced Monday, along with a series of photos of the rapper collected in a gif.

Actor Mark Wahlberg poses during the photo call for “Mile 22” earlier this year.


Mark Wahlberg talks Marky Mark, his new film, and how long he actually spends in the shower

While the actor is in Dorchester shooting a new movie, “Wonderland,” he’s also promoting his new comedy, “Instant Family,” opening Nov. 16.

The Oct. 27 fire tore through an apartment building at 104 Hemenway St. and damaged neighboring buildings at 98 and 108 Hemenway St.

Berklee students to host Sunday benefit concert after fire displaces students

The concert will start at 10 p.m. Sunday in the student cafeteria at 160 Massachusetts Ave.

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Things to Do

The Weekender: Wu-Tang Clan, ‘Homecoming,’ and the king of Queen

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Music director Andris Nelsons led the Boston Symphony Orchestra through works by Haydn, Elgar, and Mark-Anthony Turnage at Symphony Hall.

Music Review

At Symphony Hall, an offering of remembrance and music

The BSO program offered works by Haydn, Elgar, and US premiere from Mark-Anthony Turnage.


Greater Boston author readings Nov. 4-10

A weekly calendar of literary events.

USA. Albany, Georgia. August 1962. Eddie BROWN, a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from the North, is arrested and calmly carried away by Albany police after a sit-in. 04ticketgaller Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving at Bell Gallery, Brown, through Dec. 19, 2018.

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks by Globe critics.

This combination photo shows Neil Young posing for a portrait in Calabasas, Calif. on May 18, 2016, left, and actress Daryl Hannah at the Netflix


Neil Young acknowledges he and Daryl Hannah are married

Hey hey, my my, Neil Young is calling Daryl Hannah his wife.

Bob Dylan is shown playing the mandolin during the recording sessions for “Blood on the Tracks.”

Album Review

‘More Blood, More Tracks’: the tumult that produced Dylan’s masterpiece

Sony’s six-CD package includes all the surviving tracks from the recording sessions and documents Bob Dylan’s chaotic approach.

From left: Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus of boygenius.

As boygenius, Baker, Bridgers, and Dacus share their sorrows and it feels great

The three indie artists say the collaboration that produced their EP was among the most liberating and encouraging experiences of their careers.

Lucinda Williams returns to the ‘Gravel Road’ that paved the way

In a Q&A, the singer discusses waiting until 45 for her breakthrough, being inspired by Dylan, and how her poet father influenced her songwriting.

Sofia Gubaidulina’s String Quartet No. 4 will be played by the Lydian String Quartet.


Separating the ‘real genuine’ from the ‘unreal artificial’

The Lydian String Quartet will perform Sofia Gubaidulina’s String Quartet No. 4 at Boston Conservatory.

Wu-Tang Clan, marking 25 years since its debut album was released, visits Lowell on Friday.


Wu-Tang Clan entered — and then never left

The hip-hop group marks the 25th anniversary of its debut, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” with a tour that stops in Lowell.

Actress Mindy Kaling poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'A Wrinkle In Time' in London, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)


Mindy Kaling speaks out against the president’s stance on birthright citizenship

The actress-writer-producer, best known for her work in “The Office,” “The Mindy Project,” and “Ocean’s 8,” voiced her concern in a tweet.


Meet the Boston DJ behind ‘Red Sox Nonstop Remix’

The anthem is the brainchild of JAM’N 94.5’s Maverik, also known as Kahleil Blair of Chelsea.

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The split that gave Ian Sweet’s Jilian Medford room to grow

With her new album, “Crush Crusher,” the Berklee graduate took control of her sound and boosted her confidence.