Custer haunts the local Wal-Mart, octopuses hypnotize fish, and a crone doses villagers with something strange and psychotropic on Brett and Rennie Sparks's exquisitely weird new country gem, Wilderness. The Albuquerque couple's 10th album is devoted to woodland and other creatures, including "The Woodpecker," "The Spider," and "The Shark." Local appeal: “When Stephen Foster died in a flophouse on the Bowery / his worn-out wallet held just a quarter and a dime," sings Brett in "Wildebeest."
Thu., June 27, 8 p.m., 2013
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.