Nathalie Joachim & Spektral Quartet
The Haitian-born flutist-composer-vocalist and the new music ensemble reprise their Grammy-nominated “Fanm d’Ayiti” (“Women of Haiti”).
Dead Can Dance
Australian art rock duo Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry reunite for a career retrospective, “A Celebration—Life & Works 1980-2020.”
Steve Dawson & Funeral Bonsai Wedding
(Old Town School)
The silver-tone troubadour reunites with Quartet Parapluie, his collaborators on last year’s dazzling and widely acclaimed album, “Last Flight Out.”
The velvet-voiced singer-songwriter has pretty much cornered the local market on seventies-style R&B; when he starts to croon, the decades melt away.
(Thalia Hall, Vic Theater)
The breezily confessional singer-songwriter pulls a twofer when she hits town, playing a pair of different venues on consecutive nights.
October 10, October 11
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena.” His jazz quintet recently completed a two-year residency at Uncommon Ground, and he regularly hosts a jazz singers’ jam at Lizard’s Liquid Lounge. His literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.