Thanks to motherhood and an insatiable acting bug, this anomalous folkie-electronica maven has been mostly AWOL for the past decade. That's a shame; even as a solo artist, she has enough warmth, charisma, and personality to win over crowds dozens of times larger than what she'll see at this club gig. She's said to be working on new material and, if the Chemical Brothers know what's good for them, they'll sign her up again for their next album. With Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger.
Tue., Aug. 17, 9 p.m., 2010