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Renegade broadcasters fostered styles from rave to grime. But competition from online and community FM stations means pirate radio is dying out.
The 15 acts eligible for the class of 2019 also include Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, the Cure and Devo.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation will assist with renovation and other efforts at the house in Huntington, N.Y., where the musicians lived and worked.
The Festival Verdi Parma has led a sleepy existence for most of its 18 years. But now it demands attention.
The movie reflects a battle that’s played out in her own career, between the perceived ephemerality of pop and the assumed durability of “real” music.
The album, which remained in record-business purgatory for years, topped the Billboard album chart with the third-largest sales week of the year.
One of the 20th century’s most renowned sopranos, the Spanish-born Ms. Caballé inspired delirious adulation on both sides of the Atlantic.
In an Instagram post on Sunday, the pop music titan broke her political silence and explained why she planned to vote for two Democrats in the midterm election.
Mr. Bluiett, a charter member of the World Saxophone Quartet and a leading light of the jazz avant-garde, expanded the possibilities of his instrument.
At Carnegie Hall on Friday, the tenor brought to life a moment just before popular music forked off from the classical tradition.
The seven-member group ended its Love Yourself tour with its first United States stadium show, a demonstration of precise pop showmanship and fan devotion.
Both the San Francisco Symphony and the New York Philharmonic performed the 1931 Violin Concerto this week, as Carnegie Hall began its season.
Saturday night’s performance of Mr. Norman’s “Sustain” by the Los Angeles Philharmonic showed off a thorough inversion of the composer’s established style.
At the Oregon Country Fair, a three-day summer festival in Veneta, Ore., “people in society that can’t do what they want to do can do it here.”
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
A choral work on the elevated park, a dance set to Bach and a rising conductor were among the highlights.
With “Homeland” about to end, he’s released his first new albums in more than a decade, with a young pop-minded producer pushing him to take risks.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
The Avery Fisher Prize has been awarded to one of the great champions of new music by composers like John Adams, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Oliver Knussen.
In 1997, the violinist made an audacious debut with an album of Bach sonatas and partitas. Now she's back with the rest.
A series of New York concerts will bring to life songs from the composer’s catalog, some from unseen shows, several of them eerily prescient.
“Hadrian,” opening on Oct. 13 in Toronto and about a gay relationship in ancient Rome, benefited from the criticism of “Prima Donna.”
It’s been called the most debauched outdoor party in Australia. But behind the drunken antics at the Deni Ute Muster, a network of friendship is lifting awareness of mental health issues.
The girlfriend of Buddy Holly’s drummer in the Crickets, she was the “pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty Peggy Sue” immortalized in a 1957 rock ’n’ roll record.
Andrew Norman’s symphony-length “Sustain” will have its high-profile premiere in a concert to open the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s centennial season.
The movie focuses on two estranged brothers who are at odds, until they head out on the dance floor.
A Grammy Award-winning engineer, he played a key role in the making of “Revolver,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and other important albums.
The timely film, based on Angie Thomas’s young-adult best seller of the same name, takes a wonky leap from page to screen.
“Tha Carter V” lets Lil Wayne reassert his strengths and “YSIV” shows Logic is finding effective ways to insert himself into the traditions he admires.
Free Richardson and Yasiin Bey, the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, open an art gallery focusing on underrepresented artists with a hip-hop flavor.
“Tina,” which is running in London and will open in Germany in the spring, will have a Broadway production in the fall of 2019.
The Opéra National de Paris begins a big birthday season with “Les Huguenots” and “Bérénice,” two takes on past glories of French culture.