Jared Bowen talks with Grammy-winning artist Macy Gray. After a three year hiatus from the music scene, Gray has returned with her latest album, The Sellout. On Thursday, she’ll perform at The Concert for Equality at the Wilbur Theatre.

Sep 28, 2010

The neo-soul vocalist returns with a new album and a voice to support marriage equality


Q. Your show Thursday is a benefit for MassEquality. How did you get involved with the organization? Is it an issue close to your heart?

A. Yeah, absolutely. I was invited, and, you know, I thought it was perfect because my message has always been being yourself and equality and freedom.

Sep 28, 2010

The Committee to Re-Elect Carl Sciortino announced that Rep. Sciortino, who represents Somerville and Medford, has been endorsed by a number of pro-choice, women’s rights, GLBT, and Democratic organizations. The organizations that have announced their support for Rep. Sciortino’s re-election include the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass.

Sep 25, 2010

Macy Gray is on her way to Boston.

On Sept. 30, Gray says she will be singing for equal rights as she headlines MassEquality’s benefit at the Wilbur Theatre.

Expect to see a “real” show with a lot of “raw” elements, Gray said. “I’m very passionate about my country and I want to do anything I can to make it better,” she said, later explaining that it was an easy choice to say yes to MassEquality when they approachd her about a Boston performance.

Sep 23, 2010