The superstar rapper tours his phenomenal new album “4:44”—not a response to wife Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” but an equally powerful personal testament.
The twenty-one-year-old prodigy has built a dazzling repertoire of tunes that manage to be both compellingly minimalist and gorgeously textured.
The beguiling, second-generation bossa nova virtuoso has recontextualized the enduring genre for postmillennial audiences.
December 19 and 20
KAIJU DAIKO & CHIKOTO TAIKU
(Old Town School of Folk Music)
Hard to think of a better antidote to saccharine holiday music than the lean, muscular, percussive repertoire of these Japanese folk ensembles.
The singer-songwriter’s impressive range incorporates everything from whispery soprano and country swagger to audacious post-punk.