Pop and Rock Music

Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.

Prince Exhibition Will Bring Paisley Park Memorabilia to London

“My Name Is Prince,” at the O2 Arena in London, will be the first international exhibition of guitars, outfits and other items from Prince’s estate.

Sonny Burgess, Rockabilly Wild Man, Is Dead at 88

Mr. Burgess, who recorded for the storied Sun label, was a full-tilt rocker capable of whipping audiences into a frenzy.

James Murphy Wants to Justify LCD Soundsystem’s Existence (Again)

Six years after a dramatic farewell, the New York hipster rock star is back with a new album and an explanation.

Popcast: Kesha and Taylor Swift Find New Voices

On “Rainbow,” Kesha steps away from her old persona but keeps her former spark. In court, Taylor Swift speaks with no filter. A panel discussion, on Popcast.

Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.

Shoegaze, the Sound of Protest Shrouded in Guitar Fuzz, Returns

The British bands Slowdive and Ride achieved critical acclaim in the 1990s and recently released new albums that have reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic.

Popcast: What Keeps Phish Fans Coming Back for More?

The band just completed a 13-show run in New York where it didn’t repeat any songs, and its fans are already hungering for the next residency. A conversation, on Popcast.

Two Different Flavors of Soul: Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey

The seemingly illogical pairing of Mr. Richie, a cool sensualist, and Ms. Carey, an ostentatious emoter, comes to Newark and Manhattan this week.

Pop, Rock and Jazz in NYC This Week

Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.

Kesha, Even With a Liberated New Album, Remains Tied to Dr. Luke

Three years into an acrimonious legal and publication relations battle, the singer and producer remain uncomfortably entwined.

Critic’s Notebook: Why Would You Go to a Phish Concert, Let Alone 13? I Found Out

The band’s “Baker’s Dozen” residency at Madison Square Garden offered fans something that can’t be bought or sold: spirit.