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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: Mumford and Sons up to snuff, for the most part – Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an album release and then disappear for a stretch. Ditto for releasing new music ("Delta" just came out last month, Mumford's first release... »»»
Concert Review: Despite small crowd, Hood accomplishes mission – It would have been quite easy to think that Adam Hood would have mailed in this gig. It could not have been easy to make your debut in the Boston area after putting out seven albums, not to mention having songs picked by A list artists, and having maybe 25 people show up. If the Alabama native was dissuaded by the small crowd, he did not show it.... »»»