More than a decade after his hit "Babylon" laid the groundwork for sensitive-dude strummers like John Mayer and Ray LaMontagne, it's hard to get too excited about David Gray, the English folk-rock mainstay whose sturdy if unremarkable catalog keeps growing nonetheless. (Foundling came out last summer.) Fortunately, Gray tends to up the intensity onstage, even when he goes acoustic, as he will tonight. With Lisa O'Neill.
Wed., Feb. 23, 8 p.m., 2011