Hanif Abdurraqib curated an exciting genre-defying series of concerts at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that kicked off with Mdou Moctar and Bartees Strange.
Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings’ nine-date run of shows began with a solid two-hour engagement at the Beacon Theater in New York on 3 February.
A post-Thanksgiving evening with the New York Philharmonic included Joshua Bell performing Beethoven, and works from Chen Yi and Stravinsky.
The charity concert went global and included sets from Coldplay, Billie Eilish, BTS, and more as it sought commitments on climate change, vaccine equality, and other social causes.
Joie de vivre defined 2021’s Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island this July and its good vibrations resonate. Photo essay.