The Rolling Stones' Hackney Diamonds review – a strident sense of purpose in their twilight years
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood: The Rolling Stones
Music

The Rolling Stones' Hackney Diamonds review – a strident sense of purpose in their twilight years

The Last Siren: This dementia-friendly night at the opera is making arts more inclusive
The audience at the dementia-friendly opera
Opera

The Last Siren: This dementia-friendly night at the opera is making arts more inclusive

How cutting-edge pianist Zubin Kanga is pushing classical music into the future
Zubin Kanga in blue jacket and gloves under a pink light
Classical music

How cutting-edge pianist Zubin Kanga is pushing classical music into the future

How this plucky music venue is bringing a faded seaside town back from the dead
Northern Irish band Anna’s Number on stage in grassroots music venue The Court House, highlighted by Big Issue Venue Watch
Venue Watch

How this plucky music venue is bringing a faded seaside town back from the dead

Grassroots music venue The Snug rescued by community investment: 'This means everything'
a crowd of people celebrating outside The Snug in Manchester
Venue Watch news

Grassroots music venue The Snug rescued by community investment: 'This means everything'

Greek island of Lesbos holds spectacular and inclusive classical concert for asylum seekers
People sit watching classical musicians on an outdoor stage
Asylum seekers

Greek island of Lesbos holds spectacular and inclusive classical concert for asylum seekers

Pulp star Nick Banks explains how Jarvis Cocker incident with Michael Jackson changed everything
A still from Pulp's Common People video
Interview

Pulp star Nick Banks explains how Jarvis Cocker incident with Michael Jackson changed everything

UK lost 16% of grassroots music venues over the last year: 'It's a full-blown crisis'
musicians playing on stage at grassroots music venue Hot Box in Chelmsford
Venue Watch news

UK lost 16% of grassroots music venues over the last year: 'It's a full-blown crisis'

Music icon Eddy Grant opens up on disappointing his dad, heart issues and Little Richard
Letter to my Younger Self

Music icon Eddy Grant opens up on disappointing his dad, heart issues and Little Richard

Asynchrone: Meet the French collective honouring the music of legendary composer Ryuichi Sakamoto
Asynchrone, the French collective formed to play the music of Ryuichi Sakamoto
Music

Asynchrone: Meet the French collective honouring the music of legendary composer Ryuichi Sakamoto

Music icon Eddy Grant recalls leaving Mick Jagger jaw dropped at height of fame
Eddy Grant live in London, 1986
Music

Music icon Eddy Grant recalls leaving Mick Jagger jaw dropped at height of fame

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'
Beverley Knight, UK soul singer
Letter to my Younger Self

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'

Paul Simon unveils surprise collaboration with artist Charlie Mackesy: 'It's nice to make a friend this way'
Music

Paul Simon unveils surprise collaboration with artist Charlie Mackesy: 'It's nice to make a friend this way'

Music education funded for thousands of underprivileged kids by charity: 'It's a must-have'
Pupils at Hallsville Primary School, Canning Town, holding ukeleles in the air to celebrate their music education grant
Education

Music education funded for thousands of underprivileged kids by charity: 'It's a must-have'

The Rolling Stones remind us rock stars weren't meant to be role models
The Rolling Stones: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood in black jackets against a red background
Rock

The Rolling Stones remind us rock stars weren't meant to be role models

'Music is very close to my soul': Ex-Big Issue seller Stephen Woodhouse on cycling across Europe and recording his debut album
Poorest Tourist, aka Stephen Woodhouse, standing on a beach playing a guitar
Music

'Music is very close to my soul': Ex-Big Issue seller Stephen Woodhouse on cycling across Europe and recording his debut album

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music
Jax Jones
opinion

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music

Pharoah Sanders - discovering an elusive jazz gem
Pharoah Sanders in a white hat and shirt
Jazz

Pharoah Sanders - discovering an elusive jazz gem

The Ukrainian musicians fighting rocket attacks with rehearsals
Ukranian Freedom Orchestra
Classical

The Ukrainian musicians fighting rocket attacks with rehearsals

boygenius review, Halifax: These brilliant women should be filling out stadiums
boygenius: Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker
Live review

boygenius review, Halifax: These brilliant women should be filling out stadiums