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2020 Grammy Recap: Billie Eilish Sweeps

2020 Grammy Recap: Billie Eilish Sweeps

January 29, 2020

This year's Grammys featured many memorable — and less so — performances, a tender tribute to Kobe Bryant and a sweep of awards by one of the youngest nominees.

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

January 22, 2020

Fordham students pick their most defining albums of the 2010s, from pop to R&B and everything in between.

Joseph Brent Talks Mandolins and Musicianship in ‘Oklahoma!’

Joseph Brent Talks Mandolins and Musicianship in ‘Oklahoma!’

January 8, 2020

The mandolinist in the orchestra of the hit Broadway revival looks back on his journey with the show as its closing approaches.

Student Spotlight: Chris Bentley

Student Spotlight: Chris Bentley

December 28, 2019

FCLC Sophomore Chris Bentley shares his journey as a musician and his goals as a producer.

Photo Gallery: Louis the Child

Photo Gallery: Louis the Child

December 28, 2019

Photos from Louis the Child's latest tour, "Here for Now" at Terminal 5. Their music is featured on our November Spotify playlist.

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

December 17, 2019

The annual Festival of Lessons and Carols fills the Church of St. Paul the Apostle to the brim with people and melodious music.

Concerts in NYC – December 2019

Concerts in NYC – December 2019

December 6, 2019

This month features comebacks from old time classics like Billy Joel, Cher and more taking over Madison Square Garden. New artists are also making a breakthrough, like Summer Walker's first headlining tour since her debut album at Terminal 5.

Concerts in NYC – November 2019

Concerts in NYC – November 2019

November 25, 2019

A new monthly playlist featuring the best upcoming concerts to watch out for.

Cigarettes After Sex Will Make You ‘Cry’

Cigarettes After Sex Will Make You ‘Cry’

November 13, 2019

Cigarettes After Sex release their sophomore LP, “Cry” and return to New York City to play a sold-out show at Brooklyn Steel.

Greg Laswell Finds Meaning in Melancholy in ‘Covers’

Greg Laswell Finds Meaning in Melancholy in ‘Covers’

October 21, 2019

The singer recently performed at (Le) Poisson Rouge to promote his new album, "Covers II," and connect with his audience by re-interpreting well-known songs.

Vine is the Pinnacle of American Art

Vine is the Pinnacle of American Art

October 2, 2019

I stare at my phone. A scrawny, pre-pubescent boy with matted blond hair and a nylon sweatshirt moves across the screen. A loud, drawling wail oscillating to the beat of snapping fingers comes from my screen.

Alumni Spotlight: Van Hughes

Alumni Spotlight: Van Hughes

September 17, 2019

Hughes is headed to the West Coast as part of the new "Almost Famous" musical adaptation.