Live Music

Anais Mitchell opens for Punch Brothers on Wednesday at The Paramount Theater. Publicity image

Anais Mitchell moves forward while looking behind

To say that Anais Mitchell shares commonalities with Orpheus, a character from ancient Greek mythology isn’t as far fetched as it sounds. Both possess the musical talents vital for swooning listeners and charming their way into remote realms. But while Orpheus’ journey to rescue his wife Eurydice ended in despair when he carelessly turned his […]

The Steep Canyon Rangers play it straight (sans Steve Martin) at the Jefferson on Friday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Steep Canyon Rangers

Wild and crazy guy Steve Martin’s affiliation with the Steep Canyon Rangers may have led to wider recognition for the group when he invited them to tour as his backing band in 2009, but the North Carolina-based bluegrass act already held a stellar reputation among fans on the pick ‘n‘ grin circuit. With the release […]