2021 Cheyenne Frontier Days Lineup

Other acts slated to perform as part of the 2021 Frontier Nights lineup — which runs through Aug. 1 at Frontier park in Cheyenne, Wyoming — include: Ned Ledoux, Kaen Brown, Cody Johnson, Rhett Atkins, Ashley McBryde and Restless Road. “We are so glad to be sharing this lineup for 2021 tonight,” Contract Acts chairman Randy Krafft said in a […]

When Boston Ruled the Music World

When I moved to Massachusetts in the mid-1970s to start a doctorate at Boston University, there was a specific professor I wanted to study with: the formidable pianist Leonard Shure. But Shure was hardly the only renowned pedagogue in Boston. The city had at that point long been a hub of academic music, with distinguished programs at Harvard, Brandeis and […]

Tanglewood Is Back This Summer, With Beethoven and Yo-Yo Ma

There won’t be the traditional, grand closing-night performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, with its stage full of singers. In fact, to reduce the risk of aerosol transmission of the coronavirus, there will be no vocal music at all at Tanglewood this summer. But there will still be a lot of Beethoven, along with crowd-pleasing tributes to the composer John Williams […]

That Fyre Festival Cheese Sandwich Tweet Is Being Auctioned Off As NFT

The man behind that viral Fyre Festival tweet — the one with the sad cheese sandwich — is auctioning off the tweet as an NFT. Trevor DeHaas, author of the tweet, announced he’d be sending the tweet to auction. “I’m selling my viral cheese sandwich picture from [Fyre Festival] as an NFT,” he wrote, again via Twitter. “Proceeds will be […]