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By adamg - 5/26/20 - 9:59 pm

Kelley O'Shea caught an impromptu concert at the top of Peters Hill in the Arnold Arboretum today by West Roxbury's Noah on violin and JP's Julian on bass: Read more.

By schneidz - 5/24/20 - 10:37 am

I just noticed that the smoke stacks in everett is one of the landmarks that scrolls past in the screensaver:

Why would they choose this over the more well known usual suspects (Custom House, Bunker Hill/Zakim bridge, Citgo sign, ...) ?

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 10:37 am

No, Marty hasn't caved: The boys and the Boss will be playing to an empty ball field and livestreaming around the world. OK, technically, Springsteen will be playing from a remote location. Starts at 6 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/20 - 11:16 am

Robert Kearns asks:

Musicals that take place in Massachusetts: 1776, Little Women, Legally Blonde. What else?

By adamg - 5/16/20 - 11:13 am

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone announced yesterday that the city has canceled all large events for the rest of 2020 due to Covid-19 concerns: Read more.

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By adamg - 5/13/20 - 9:28 am

The Massachusetts Production Coalition's Made In MA Streaming lists 50 movies made in Massachusetts over the past five years that you can stream as you stay at home.

Via East Boston Times-Free Press.

By adamg - 5/11/20 - 1:17 pm

Boston Baroque announced today it's had to cancel its concerts through February following a decision by the New England Conservatory to close Jordan Hall to outside programs through the winter due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/20 - 12:29 pm

Summon The Heroes - The Boston Pops Orchestra, May 5, 2020

It there were a Zoom version meant for orchestral performances, it might look and sound like this rendition of John Williams's "Summon the Heroes," played as a tribute to essential workers.

H/t Adam Castiglioni.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 2:41 pm

Fat Creeps - Leave Her Alone @ Great Scott Allston 5/10/2012

Great Scott, which has offered live music for four decades at the corner of Commonwealth and Harvard avenues in Allston, announced today it won't be re-opening. Vanyaland reports Great Scott's landlord refused to renew its lease.

By adamg - 4/30/20 - 10:33 pm

Andris Nelsons BSO 2020 2021 Season Announcement

Joyce Kulhawik reports the details of the BSO's 2020/2021 season, which is now scheduled to open on Sept. 16.

By adamg - 4/29/20 - 11:28 pm

Jay Sweet, executive producer of the annual festival announced today they've called off the festival, originally scheduled from July 31 to Aug. 2 because of Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/20 - 6:07 pm
Trivia questions on Eliot Street in Jamaica Plain: What musical instrument is found in the bathroom?

Liz Lemongrab alerts us to this daily question somebody's posting on Eliot Street in Jamaica Plain.

By OutmywindowonMassAve - 4/11/20 - 5:27 pm

Since quarantining on Mass Ave right by Berklee, I have been working from home in front of a window that looks out at Mass Ave. Most days I hear a distance noise and get up to look and see the group of motorcyclists out for a ride. They are socially distancing, popping wheeleies, and lifting the cities (and my own) vibration.
Good stuff and thank you!!

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 3:21 pm

Peter Wilson reports the Boston Pops have cancelled their spring season and that they're still considering whether to perform on July 4th at the Hatch Shell and this summer in Tanglewood.

By adamg - 4/5/20 - 11:49 am
Desolate houses left over from the filming of the Patriot

Marc Hurwitz found this post-apocalyptic empty hellscape while wandering around what's left of the South Weymouth Naval Air Station yesterday - fortunately for him, rather than a village decimated by zombies, it turned out to be the recreation of a street in Watertown for that movie where Markie Mark single-handedly solved the Boston Marathon bombings.

By adamg - 3/31/20 - 1:36 pm

Organizers of Boston Calling announced today that they've cancelled the May music festival because of coronavirus: Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/20 - 10:59 pm

What the World Needs Now - for Virtual Orchestra

On her way home to Florida from the end of on-campus life this year, Boston Conservatory student Shelbie Rassler came up with the idea of a virtual song, in which several dozen Conservatory and Berklee students videoed themselves playing "What the World Needs Now" and she put it all together in a single video.

H/t Shelley.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 12:57 pm

First, Neil Diamond is out with a revised version of "Sweet Caroline" for the situation in which we find ourselves: Read more.

By damaskin - 3/21/20 - 9:52 am

I've been watching TV. WHY all the guys seem to be constantly constipated? Especially on CBS.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 3:21 pm
Lonely performer in front of the Quincy Market building

Kevin Wiles, Jr. ran across Joey LeBlanc outside Faneuil Hall today: Read more.

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