Author Archives: JON PARELES

Review: Taylor Swift Leads a Jingle Ball Full of Hardheaded Women and Nice Guys

Source: New York Times » Music

The annual concert of hitmakers at Madison Square Garden slighted pop’s diversity, offering a narrow definition of what “hit radio” looked like in 2017.

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Critic’s Notebook: Puerto Rico Mattered at the Latin Grammys. So Did Salsa.

Source: New York Times » Music

As anti-immigrant sentiments spread and natural disasters have torn through Latin America, the awards became a showcase for Latin pride and solidarity.

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Willie Nelson, Roky Erickson, Eric Clapton: Twang, Psychedelia and Blues

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Nelson headlines the Outlaw Music Festival; Mr. Erickson hits Brooklyn and Jersey City; and Mr. Clapton brings some Austin six-stringers to the Garden.

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