Live Music

Alejandro Rose-Garcia performs under the moniker Shakey Graves at the Jefferson on Wednesday.
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Guiding the conflict: Shakey Graves chooses his battles

For many musicians, entering the music industry is like going to war. It’s a do or die field that’s filled with unpredictable circumstances and survival rates. Creativity requires constant combat and prosperity that comes through popularity, with legions of fans dictating the victories. It’s not far-fetched to say that Austin, Texas-based Shakey Graves is triumphing […]

Stevie Wonder will perform his heralded classic album, Songs in the Key of Life, in its entirety on Tuesday at John Paul Jones. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Stevie Wonder

Few musicians have been as profound in touching the lives of multiple generations and cultures in the way that Stevie Wonder has. Signed to Motown at age 11, Wonder has been prolific in penning masterful tunes by way of the piano for more than 50 years, and holds multiple credits for harmonica playing on his […]