Sprint Pavilion

Americana sweetheart Nora Jane Struthers was born in Virginia, raised in New Jersey and rocked her way out of Nashville to take the stage at Fridays After Five. Photo by Anthony Pigeon

ARTS Pick: Nora Jane Struthers

There’s a valuable lesson to learn from the music of Nora Jane Struthers—and it’s that showing vulnerability takes a gritty kind of personal strength. Struthers wears her heart on her sleeve on her most recent album, Wake, which is powered by her signature bluegrass-tinged rock, and tells a powerful story of falling in love. Backed […]

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ARTS Pick: Sheryl Crow

You already know that Sheryl Crow is the voice behind a long list of top-40 songs, from “Soak Up the Sun” to “Everyday is a Winding Road.” But did you know she is also an outspoken supporter of a number of charities, from the Children’s Defense Fund and AIDS research to the Special Olympics and […]

What’s better than an evening of gorgeous folk favorites from a legendary 
musical voice? Four Voices performs at the Pavilion on Tuesday. Publicity photo.

ARTS Picks: Four Voices

Any one of the legends on the Four Voices tour would be reason enough to lay out your picnic blanket on the Pavilion lawn. But packaged together, Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray and Emily Saliers form a folk supergroup made to crush your feminist mother’s bucket list. Although it’s their […]