“I’m writing fairy tales, and I hear my life story in them, but they’re not about me,” Case says. “I still can’t figure out how to describe it. But I think that’s why we make music or write things. You’ve got to invent a new language.” Neko Case at The Rialto Theater with Canadian singer-songwriter Jennifer Castle. Details here.
A veritable smorgasbord awaits. This month’s Ladytowne Live features the synth-pop of Ziemba (from NYC) and the intrepid acoustic post-punk noir of BreakingGlass. A performance by circus troupe Les Femmes Marveilleuses. Interviews with Joanna Lynne Smith (Southwest Love Fest), Lola Torch and Ziemba’s René Kladzyk. With stand-up by Autumn Horvath. At Club Congress. Details here.
This Nashville songwriter penned such hits as “It’s a Great Day to be Alive” for Travis Tritt and “Heartbreak Town” for the Dixie Chicks and many others. Darrell Scott performs at Monterey Court. Guitarist Peter McLaughlin opens the show. Details here.