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Luzerne Music Festival to open summer season

Luzerne Music Festival to open summer season

For young, aspiring musicians eager to get their hands on a million dollars, a visit to the Luzerne Music Center this summer might be in order.

Opera Saratoga opener sizzles with spontaneity

The capacity crowd was all abuzz Friday night at the Spa Little Theatre as it waited for Opera Saratoga to open its 55th season with one of the glories of the standard repertoire: Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.”

Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

Eric Lindell cooked crawfish-boil blues plus Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” on the main stage early Saturday at the 39th Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, as Joey Alexander studied fellow pianist Elio Villafranca in the Gazebo.

LOS ANGELES

Jury: Led Zeppelin didn't plagiarize 'Stairway to Heaven'

There will be no new names added to the writing credits of one of the most famous rock songs in history.

Michelle Shocked teams with Greenwich native

Michelle Shocked teams with Greenwich native

Michelle Shocked is returning to performance after a three-year hiatus, and she's got Greenwich native Josh Chambers by her side.

Dan Brubeck plays his parents’ songs in a new quartet

Dan Brubeck plays his parents’ songs in a new quartet

Dave Brubeck was always in the limelight. But there was a woman in the mix, too. Iola Brubeck wrote the lyrics for many of her husband’s compositions.

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

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Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

Opera Saratoga’s 55th season starts tomorrow with a season that includes what is considered the greatest opera ever written, the American premiere of an opera-ballet, and an American opera barely six years old.

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

John Mayer’s unexpected attacks through the night were fun and exciting set against the mostly feint, bendable layers of the older members.

Mumford and Sons put on high energy, rocking show

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Mumford and Sons put on high energy, rocking show

Mumford and Sons underwent a musical shift nearly as dramatic last year when they radically departed from the old-timey roots-rock sound that earned them millions of fervent fans.

Dolly Parton, EWF kick off Tanglewood pop season

Dolly Parton, EWF kick off Tanglewood pop season

Dolly Parton sings at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts, on Friday — her first major U.S. swing in nearly 20 years.

Margaret Glaspy to open Lucius concert, release her own album

Margaret Glaspy, a 26-year-old northern California native with a rich voice and powerfully direct lyrics, will open for Lucius on Wednesday at Upstate Concert Hall.

Lucius comes to the Concert Hall

Lucius comes to the Concert Hall

Lucius, the brainchild of Berklee School of Music students Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, will be leaving mammoth music festivals behind for a time to test out their latest album, “Good Grief,” in more intimate venues this summer.

Listen: Fredericks’ new CD reveals deep emotion

Listen: Fredericks’ new CD reveals deep emotion

The 11 songs from Sawyer Fredericks’ release in May — “A Good Storm” — fall into two basic camps: stripped down ballads and radio-style productions.

Classic Little River Band, at 40, still has big appeal

Classic Little River Band, at 40, still has big appeal

Little River Band will be at Proctors on Friday.

Isely Brothers replace Chaka Khan at Saratoga Jazz Fest

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Isely Brothers replace Chaka Khan at Saratoga Jazz Fest

The Isley Brothers will replace Chaka Khan as the headlining act of Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 25, Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced Wednesday.

Dixie Chicks rolling through on first tour in 10 years

Dixie Chicks rolling through on first tour in 10 years

On June 1 at an amphitheater in Cincinnati, the Dixie Chicks took the stage in front of thousands — the first time in 10 years they’ll headline a tour in America.

Dr. John's voodoo funk opens Alive at Five series

ALBANY

Dr. John's voodoo funk opens Alive at Five series

Bringing shows back to Tricentennial Park lets audience move around more.

Jazz on Jay moved indoors today

Because of the wind and cold, today's Jazz on Jay concert has been moved indoors to Robb Alley at Proctors.

GE piece is a breeze for ASO

SCHENECTADY

GE piece is a breeze for ASO

Many things can inspire the sounds of a symphony, even the subtle rush of a gust of wind.

Chandler to celebrate bocce, bourbon in Troy

Chandler to celebrate bocce, bourbon in Troy

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic will play The Hangar on Friday, featuring songs from “Bocce & Bourbon: Comfortable Songs of Chandler Travis and David Greenberger.”

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