As noble as his roots move was, Elvis Costello has wisely returned to his rock/new wave sensibilities once again. On his last swing through Gotham, the singer intrigued everyone with the giant spinning wheel he used to pick out his set list, even inviting audience members to join in the fun. With or without the wheel, he's still lived up to one of his aliases, the Beloved Entertainer, by continuing to give the people what they want, without too much pandering.
Sat., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., 2011
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