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Cellist Ben Sollee breaks from classical tradition with his alternative playing style and activist songwriting. He performs on Sunday at the Southern. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Ben Sollee

Kentucky native Ben Sollee is quickly becoming a household name thanks to his innovative songwriting and inventive approach to the cello. Using his bow and his right hand, he slaps and plucks chords creating a full groove that sounds more like a trio than a soloist. His recent credits include touring the U.S. and Europe […]

Fleetwood Mac will have the baby boomers singing word for word when the On With The Show tour comes to the John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Fleetwood Mac

Founded in 1967, Fleetwood Mac has since changed its line-up nine times. Despite inner turmoil, the group practically trademarked the folk rock sound in the 1970s, and made history on the charts with hits like “Go Your Own Way,” “Don’t Stop” and “Dreams.” The core members got back on the road in 2014, with Lindsey […]