It's hard to believe that it's been 11 years since the release of Carlton's riveting debut, Be Not Nobody, a record that set the bar high for singer-songwriters in the new millennium. Since then, she's continued to float around pop music both as an artist herself and as an influence on the latest crop of female songwriters looking to craft earnest and catchy pop songs with a little extra meat on their bones. Though she hasn't put out a new album since 2011, Carlton is reportedly hard at work on her next endeavor. Until then, prepare yourself for a White Chicks-level sing-along to "A Thousand Miles."
Tue., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., 2013