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At Agganis Arena, Lizzo seizes the spotlight

Riding high with the No. 1 song in the country, the singer more than proved she was arena-ready.


The hits came and went, but Ric Ocasek stayed true to himself

His perennially dry, stream-of-conscious wit was at the core of his art.

In those early Boston days, Ric Ocasek was a rock star waiting to happen

Artists, DJs, and others who knew the Cars’ frontman pay tribute to him and the band he led.

How people are reacting to Ric Ocasek’s death

Ric Ocasek, frontman of the Boston-based band The Cars, died Sunday night in New York at 75, prompting a flurry of reaction on social media.

Music videos: A roundup of some of The Cars’ most popular songs

Amid the revelation Sunday night that Ric Ocasek, the lead singer for the Boston-based band The Cars, died at 75, people were reminiscing about the band’s most popular songs.

Photos: Ric Ocasek over the years

The Cars singer died Sunday, according to New York City police.

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.

Music Review

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.