As this ace Nashville satirist hits his 40s, he's become more graphic about his bleeding heart politics but no less sly and funny with his stances. Though his upcoming record was cut with a band and ace producer Don Was, he's still happy to tour alone with his trusty guitar and harmonica. Along with Mekons and Spinal Tap, he's one of the few performers whose stage banter almost matches his songs. With Ashleigh Flynn.
Thu., June 11, 8 p.m., 2009