If Nellie McKay had been born in Bed-Stuy, she might very well have grown up to be a lot like Little Jackie the sexy, smart, and sass-ay invention of singer-songwriter Imani Coppola and DJ Adam Pallin. "Not for nothin' but what came first, the Chicken McNugget or the Egg McMuffin?" asks Jackie/Imani amid the loping glory of "The World Should Revolve Around Me," one of the smart pop r&b concoctions on last year's foolishly unheralded The Stoop. Coppola performs acoustically tonight but expect plenty of electricity nevertheless.
Sun., May 31, 7 p.m., 2009