Ben Lovett is wearing a letterman's jacket and shaking hands when a crowd begins to bottleneck at the back of the bar. At the Rockwood Music Hall, two of the venue's four rooms are connected by a narrow hallway frequently clogged with guitar cases and bouquets of mic stands that trip up the bartenders and performers as they rush through it. The passage is the only connection between Rockwood 2, the intimate room with the wrought iron balcony and the baby grand piano that descends from a ledge via an elaborate pulley system, and Rockwood 3, the vaster, newer space at the Lower East Side venue complex. The bright, bubbly, synthed-out sounds of Savoir Adore are pulsing through the closed doors between rooms, and the crowd — which Lovett will eventually have to make his way through — is stuck for now. Rockwood 2 is at capacity on a Tuesday night, and even though some fans are shut out from Savoir Adore's set, this is... More >>>