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Justin Timberlake

Advance Bookings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Justin Timberlake — Fri., July 18, 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun. $75, $125, $195. mohegansun.com Netsayi — Zimbabwean folk singer Sat., July 19, 8 p.m. Mass MoCA. $12, $16, $20. massmoca.org Sarah McLachlan — Sun., July 20, 8 p.m., Mohegan Sun. $46. mohegansun.com Lionel Richie — Sat., July 26, 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun. $65, $85. mohegansun.com Jerry Seinfeld — Sat., July … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Clubland: The music scene takes a note from summer, and sizzles

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

It’s seriously summer, and the thermometer on the melting porch isn’t the only thing approaching triple digits — the concert calendar is as busy as it gets, with a dizzying number of shows happening, both indoor and outdoor. Here are some bright highlights. ∎ Saxophonist Grace Kelly was scheduled to perform in the … 0

Browne, Lynn to get Americana awards

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez and blues musician Taj Mahal will receive lifetime achievement awards at The Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in September. Browne, who has lent his voice to a number of social policy issues including clean energy, will … 0

Last stop, Texas, for country star George Strait

Sunday, June 8, 2014

ARLINGTON, Texas — Country music king George Strait capped off the last tour of his career with an epic, star-studded final performance at the billion-dollar stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play, dazzling an audience of nearly 105,000 people … 0

Music review: Da Camera Singers soar in 40th anniversary concert

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

In its 40th anniversary concert Sunday, Da Camera Singers presented Johann Sebastian Bach’s “B minor Mass,” and very nearly built a stairway to heaven. Credit should be given to the group’s conductor, Sheila Heffernon, for the months of … 1

Weekend Planner — Music: Roger Salloom at Arts Block in Greenfield

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The irrepressible Roger Salloom brings his infectious sound and eclectic band of studio-quality musicians back to Greenfield for a gig at The Arts Block Saturday night. In addition to opener Natalie McKnight, he’ll be joined by Joe Boyle, … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Clubland: Cuddle Magic gets cozy at the Dream Away Lodge

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Brilliant Brooklyn band Cuddle Magic ended a three-week tour of the United States Sunday with a stop at the Dream Away Lodge in Becket, a venue that has its own kind of magic. “If you think you’re lost, … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Tuned In: Al Stewart at Iron Horse in Northampton June 7, and other gigs in the Valley

Thursday, June 5, 2014

“Year of the Cat,” “Time Passages” — those big ’70s hits are all most people know of Scottish singer-songwriter Al Stewart, but he’s been putting out quality records since 1967, quietly building a unique discography full of treasures … 0

Advance Bookings

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Sandra Bernhard — Fri., June 13 9 p.m., Foxwoods. $25-$45. foxwoods.com Patty Griffin, Parker Millsap — Tues, June 17, 8 p.m., Calvin Theatre, Northampton. $25, $35, $45. 586-8686, iheg.com Steve Martin and Edie Brickell with the Steep Canyon … 0

‘Gangnam Style’ hits 2 billion YouTube views

Sunday, June 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible “Gangnam Style.” The South Korean pop star’s surprise hit has become the first YouTube video to surpass 2 billion views, crossing the mark around … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Tuned In: Jazz great Sheila Jordan sings at Arts Block in Greenfield, and more music happening this week in the Valley

Thursday, May 29, 2014

There are a lot of jazz lovers in this Valley, and the Arts Block in Greenfield is one of the venues that hosts many a jazz show each month. Vocalist Samirah Evans has her own regular concert series … 0

Weekend Planner — Music: ‘The Bright-Sized Life’

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School celebrates its numerous music ensembles — Spectrum a Cappella, the Rock Ensemble, the Pop/R&B and the Groovy Truth Jazz Ensemble, among others — with a two-night showcase Thursday and Friday … 0

REVIEW: Kurt Vile finds tight groove in Pearl Street show

Thursday, May 29, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The only thing Kurt Vile offered at the top of his Pearl Street show Saturday night was a quick, clipped “hey.” But his fans weren’t there for his chummy persona. What the diminutive Philly rocker lacks in real-time charisma he makes up for with a unshakable … 0