Wait a minute... didn't this baroque-pop folkie have a mission to record an album about each of the 50 states? Did he get sidetracked on his multi-album concept, just like Kanye and Eminem? Did he think an electronica-based album was a good diversion from this? Will his core audience still go along for the ride? Are his ambitions matched by the larger venues he's playing now? Answer to all but the first question: maybe.
Sun., Nov. 14, 7 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 15, 7 p.m., 2010