A trio of documentaries on ostensibly diverse subjects (suppression of online dissent, a climate change crusade, a family’s struggle for justice after a police shooting) all circle back to the fight for agency in the modern world.
Rhiannon Giddens, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, brought her Freedom Highway tour to New York for a powerful show. The tour resumes next week and hits Newport Folk later this summer.
Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.
Red Baraat's annual Festival of Colors show rocked a snow laden Hartford on a Saturday evening.
Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.
Drive-By Truckers gave a sold out capacity crowd a powerful two hour set filled with scuzzy guitars and deeply political rock.
The singers and instrumentalists used the acoustics of the room to create overtones and play with the reverberations they initially created.
Abbasi's third project with his band Invocation, Unfiltered Universe, draws from Carnatic music and their recent NYC premiere was captured for a live stream available here.
Pandora's annual Holiday Live event brought one of 2016's hottest bands to NYC for a free show.
BBC Music hosted a mini-touring showcase of up-and-coming British artists.