Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

The husky-voiced, blue collar performer, known for such hits as ‘‘Two Tickets to Paradise’’ and ‘‘Take Me Home Tonight,’’ had recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer.

CARSON, CA - MAY 20: Singer Lana Del Rey performs onstage at KROQ Weenie Roast y Fiesta 2017 at StubHub Center on May 20, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc.) 16lana

Here's what the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge thinks of Lana Del Rey’s new album title

“It caught our attention and we were definitely intrigued,” said Laurie Norton Moffatt, director and chief executive of the museum.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 10: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs during the Hella Mega Tour announcement show at Whisky a Go Go on September 10, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for Live Nation)

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer will play Fenway in 2020

Tickets will go on sale to the general public later this month.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Mark Wahlberg attends Steven Tyler’s Second Annual GRAMMY Awards Viewing Party to benefit Janie’s Fund presented by Live Nation at Raleigh Studios on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. at Raleigh Studios on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Janie's Fund)


Mark Wahlberg is getting into the CBD business, because of course he is

First it was Paul Pierce. Then it was Rob Gronkowski. Now, you can count Mark Wahlberg as the latest local celebrity looking to cash in on the CBD craze.

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Plenty of hits as Billy Joel makes a triumphant return to Fenway

The piano-playing troubadour’s sixth show in as many years at the home of the Red Sox was a showcase of his songwriting and performance talents.

The Waterboys’ Mike Scott is a man of action

A conversation with singer about the band’s longevity touches on technology, politics, hip-hop, literature, and the Clash.

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The Who orchestrate a night of classic rock at Fenway

Backed by horns and strings, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were in fine form Friday night.

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With a big Beethoven concerto, A Far Cry in full cry at Jordan Hall

A Far Cry has never outgrown the image of the young, hungry chamber orchestra — but with its 13th season kickoff concert and a successful fundraising campaign, it’s reaching outward and upward.

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Five things to do around Boston, Sept. 16-22

See the off-Broadway hit “Black Light,” check out the inaugural Latinx Heritage Night, catch a sugar buzz at What the Fluff?, and more.

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Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.

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From left, the Hold Steady's keyboardist Franz Nicolay, guitarist Steve Selvidge and frontman Craig Finn. MUST CREDIT: Justin Kent

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An opening blast from the Hold Steady at the Sinclair

On the first of four nights in Cambridge, the band held nothing back.

The Seven Woes No. 1, 2019. 31.5 x 50” Inkjet print.

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Boston Symphony Concertmaster Malcolm Lowe. Photo credit: Stu Rosner -- 23BSOseason

BSO concertmaster Malcolm Lowe retires after 35 years

Lowe, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster, has announced that he will be retiring from his position, ending his decades-long tenure with the orchestra.

Composer Philip Glass says “Koyaanisqatsi” still has the power to move audiences after 35 years.


Philip Glass on scoring the 1982 film that sent out ‘a big signal’ on the environment

Philip Glass visits Boston to play his original score for the 1982 film “Koyaanisqatsi.”

Ken Burns' PBS program COUNTRY MUSIC

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‘Country Music’ is a grand ole epic from Ken Burns

With his 16-hour PBS documentary, the filmmaker presents a vivid aural portrait across the 20th century.

Linda Ronstadt with Emmylou Harris

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Singing in the USA in ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice’

New documentary follows her from ’60s start, to ’70s heyday, to the present.

Between ‘Love + Fear,’ Marina found herself

The Welsh pop star (née the Diamonds) was lost after releasing three albums that leaned heavily on artifice. Before making “Love + Fear,” she took time off, changed her stage-name, and got in touch with her own nature.

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The Pixies’ ‘Eyrie’ offers only glimpses of the old magic

Much of the new album is textbook Pixies, except for the fact that the songs come and go without incident, hardly a band trademark.

Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy thought about writing a piece about the Great Famine for years.

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At Jordan Hall, an old Irish song tradition meets the modern musical palette

Composer Donnacha Dennehy borrowed from sean-nós singing for a contemporary work based on Ireland’s Great Famine.


Dominic Fike is bringing back the sound of the 2000s

The genre-meshing South Florida rapper, who plays Brighton Music Hall on Wednesday, is rising fast off the success of singles like “3 Nights” and “Phone Numbers.”

Willie Nelson performs to a sold out crowd during his Outlaw Musical Festival Tour, held at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford NH. Friday September 6, 2019. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe.

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Willie Nelson returns in good health and fine form at Outlaw fest

With guests Alison Krauss and Bonnie Raitt, the 86-year-old singer resumed his tour in New Hampshire after missing more than a month of shows due to respiratory trouble.

Makimasa Imai, crane-shaped container, ceramic from the Kogei-Kyoto at SA + C Boston showcase.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Sept. 9-15

Celebrating the bond between Boston and Kyoto, Char & Bar Wars, David Byrne’s “American Utopia,” and more.

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, actor Kevin Hart gestures during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers in Los Angeles. Hart has been injured in a car crash in the hills above Malibu on Sunday, Sept. 1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

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On the Internet, microaggressions can be freeze-framed and studied

In our digital world, interruptions and slights become case studies in bias.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 28: MARINA performs at the Love Above All Ball at The Rainbow Room on June 28, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

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

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

Nicki Minaj says she’s stepping away from music.


Nicki Minaj says she’s going to ‘retire’

The pop star said she was stepping away from the music world to start a family.

A man who broke into Taylor Swift’s beachfront mansion in Westerly, R.I., took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite, according to police.

Police: Man broke into Taylor Swift’s R.I. mansion, took off shoes

Police say a man who broke into Swift’s beachfront mansion took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite.

Hatidze Muratova, in

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The Weekender: Hard bops, soft fruits, honeybees, and ‘The Donkey Show’

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

Mistral Music performance.

Boston’s 15 must-see classical music groups for fall

A busy season brings everything from innovative chamber groups to a giant BSO collaboration with colleagues from Germany.

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson on 50 years of Jethro Tull, tinny Garden acoustics, and never being too old to rock and roll

The flute-playing frontman reflects on his band’s heyday and why it’s still fun to get out on the road and play those songs.

The Highwomen (from left: Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, and Natalie Hemby) performed at the SiriusXM Studios in New York City in July.

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Highwomen pave their own road to country radio

The debut by the supergroup of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby is modern, distinctly country music that revisits classic genre themes, with a twist here and there.

You may ask yourself: How did David Byrne end up with a Broadway show?

Adapted from his highly choreographed concert tour, “American Utopia” will debut at the Colonial before heading to New York.

Vampire Weekend played for well over two hours Tuesday at Boston University’s Agganis Arena.

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Vampire Weekend is worth the wait

Tuesday’s show at Agganis Arena was the band’s first in Boston in six years.

The Zac Brown Band onstage Sunday night at Fenway Park.

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At Fenway, Zac Brown Band is game for anything

Veering from twang to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Brown and his band had plenty of twists on offer, and the crowd soaked it up.

The live music program at the Showcase SuperLux in Chestnut Hill is curated by musician Will Dailey.


Not just for movies anymore

SuperLux Chestnut Hill extends its arts initiative into fall

Man arrested after trespassing at Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island home said he was there to marry her

A man was arrested at Taylor Swift’s beachfront home in Westerly, R.I. Thursday morning after brushing his teeth at her gate and claiming he was there to marry her, police said.

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 file photo, Meek Mill performs on day four of Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago. The NFL and Roc Nation announced Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, that Mill and Rapsody will perform in a free pregame concert Sept 5 before the season-opening game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears. The concert is an early sign of how the league’s new social justice partnership with rapper Jay-Z and his label may work out. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)


Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor to perform in free NFL pregame concert

Meek Mill and Meghan Trainor are helping kick off the new social change partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z before the season-opening game in Chicago next week.

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

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The Weekender

Billy Porter, Vivian Suter, Leslie Jones, and way too many creepy puppets

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

Reba McEntire.

Since the rodeo didn’t work out, Reba McEntire became the Queen of Country instead

The singer, who performs at Tanglewood Sunday, reflects on her hit records, making movies, performing on Broadway, and . . . barrel racing.

Album Review

On ‘Fear Inoculum,’ Tool returns with a vengeance

The band’s 80-minute prog-metal fever dream is its first album in 13 years.

At Fenway, Zac Brown Band has a winning streak to maintain

For band members Clay Cook and Matt Mangano, the group’s 10 and 11th shows at the ballpark this weekend will carry echoes of their years at Berklee.

Russell Simmons attends the world premiere of the final season of the Starz television series


Russell Simmons pays a visit to the Charles Hotel as daughter arrives at Harvard

Tuesday was move-in day at Harvard and, not surprisingly, some familiar faces were spied in the crowd.

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND - JULY 26: Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real perform during day one of the 2019 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams State Park on July 26, 2019 in Newport, Rhode Island. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

On the road again (and again and again) with Lukas Nelson

With 250 shows a year, it’s no wonder the hard-working Nelson was hired as Bradley Cooper’s “authenticity consultant” for “A Star Is Born.”

US rapper Missy Elliott poses in the press room with 'The Video Vanguard Award' during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 26, 2019. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images


MTV VMAs: 5 things to know, from Missy Elliott’s moment to John Travolta’s gaffe

The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards aired live from the Prudential Center in Newark, where protesters outside drew attention to the city’s water crisis.

US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs on stage during 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 26, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

Taylor Swift wins top prize, Missy Elliott honored for lifetime achievement at VMAs

Elliott performed a medley of her hits over the last two decades at the 2019 MTV Music Video Awards, where she earned the Video Vanguard Award.

27tanglewood - John Williams conducts the Boston Pops during Film Night. (Hilary Scott)

Music Review

At Tanglewood, summer ends with film giant John Williams and other time-honored traditions

It was smiles all around for “Star Wars” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Angela Lorenz, Sir Thomas’ more or Utopia Impaled - A Memento Mori: More’s S’more as Metaphor for More’s Mores and More’s Mors, in Morus, 2007.

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

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Taylor Swift performs on ABC's


On ‘Lover,’ Taylor Swift shuns drama for satisfying pop

We can all calm down: Happy Taylor still writes bangers.

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform onstage at Rose Bowl on August 22, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)


Rolling Stones get a little piece of Mars to call their own

There is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars, and it’s giving Mick and the boys some serious satisfaction.

Lili Almog’s “Muslim Girl #14” (2009), part of “Crossing Lines, Constructing Home” at the Harvard Art Museums. The exhibit is on display through January 5. Photograph from harvard art museums/fogg museum/©lili almog; courtesy of the artist

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Aug. 26-Sept. 8

An art installation explores immigration, the Spencer Fair helps close out summer, an Asian street festival comes to the Seaport, and more.

Zack Gottsagen, Dakota Johnson, and Shia LaBeouf in The Peanut Butter Falcon.

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The Weekender: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon,’ ‘The Tempest,’ and The Boss

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