Live Music

“Cooder-White-Skaggs is the legacy express, or I’ll eat a bug,” Ry Cooder (right) told Rolling Stone magazine. The triple bill appears at the Paramount on Friday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Ry Cooder

Decades after laying down licks for Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Ry Cooder remains unobtrusively prolific as a slide guitarist and an album producer. His work with Buena Vista Social Club and Ali Farka Touré has added Grammy Awards to his shelf, while collaborations with The Rolling Stones, Lowell George, Van Morrison and Judy Collins […]

Drew Gibson brings his reflective songs of love, loss and family pride to The Garage on Tuesday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Drew Gibson

Alt-country singer-songwriter Drew Gibson proves that home is where his heart is on the new album, 1532. Drawing on family history, the finger-picking guitarist proves his talent as a storyteller though a mosaic of memorable events turned into song. The tracks convey the hardships in Gibson’s life from an uncle’s battle with leukemia to family […]

Tildon Krautz brings its self-described “anti-rational rabbit-folk” music to The Garage tomorrow. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Tildon Krautz

Husband and wife team Gregg Weiss and Gabi Swiatkowska lead the French quartet Tildon Krautz. The former Brooklynites have formed what is essentially a string band, creating music that borders on roots and folk, dipping into some jazz and blues with an arsenal of vocal abilities from the childlike soprano of Swiatkowska to the deep […]