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Pops go Little Big Town

Monday, June 20, 2016 – Little Big Town, which just released a non-country disc with Pharrell Williams, will play the annual Boston Pops concert on July 4 in Boston.

The quartet joins previously confirmed performers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato.

The 43rd edition of the fireworks show with the Pops is on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston and will be broadcast on CBS during the 9-11 p.m. window.

"Wanderlust" came out June 10 with Williams producing the disc combining a variety of sounds, but not country.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»