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Music fans are buzzing about Eliot Bronson’s sparse, poignant, eponymously titled new record. He plays a solo gig at BON on Tuesday. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Eliot Bronson

Eliot Bronson has been called “a folk singing wunderkind” who “can pull on your heartstrings like nobody’s business.” The Nashville singer-songwriter is touring in support of his latest self-titled album, recorded entirely in analog by acclaimed producer Dave Cobb. Bronson has received a number of esteemed songwriting awards such as first place at the Songwriter […]

The New Yorker said Alessio Bax is “perhaps the most elegant of today’s young pianists.” Observe his hypnotic mastery at the Tuesday Evening Concert Series on December 2. Photo: Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

ARTS Pick: Alessio Bax

Concert pianist Alessio Bax graduated with honors from his Italian hometown’s conservatory at the tender age of 14. He went on to study with some of the world’s most acclaimed classical musicians, played in revered halls around the globe and performed as a chamber musician alongside Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis, Andrés Díaz and […]

Strap on your go-go boots and get hype on the dance floor to tunes like “Loose Booty” and “Freak-A-Deak” when the Junk Yard Band takes the Main Street Annex stage. Photo: TMO Photography.

ARTS Pick: Junk Yard Band

In 1980 a group of children living in a government housing project in Washington, D.C. formed the Junk Yard Band after witnessing the performances of go-go groups in the neighborhood. They used makeshift instruments, banging on pots, pans, hubcaps and buckets and the JYB gained popularity as the go-go scene blew up. The group signed […]