Live review: Aloe Blacc @ City Hall

Aloe Blacc seems to be moving forward by going back in time. The singer and soul revivalist, who emerged early in the last decade as an MC in the group Emanon, has steadily moved further and further toward the sound of classic soul over the past few years.

Live review: Hall & Oates @ the Paramount Theatre

Daryl Hall (left) and John Oates revived their string of '80s ballads and blue-eyed soul anthems for a packed Paramount on Sunday. Having come just short of selling out the 1,870 capacity venue, the best-selling pop duo in recording history walked onto the Paramount Theatre stage shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday, greeted by an enthusiastic (albeit subdued) older audience of nearly 1,700.