An upscale wine bar (with seats) is definitely the way to hear Aimee Mann these days: Though last year’s @#%&*! Smilers featured no shortage of witty lyrics and well-crafted melodies (Mann’s stock-in-trade since she left ‘Til Tuesday nearly 20 years ago), its handsome folk-pop arrangements weren’t exactly overflowing with energy. Take a load off and enjoy, in that order.
Mon., July 13, 8 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 1, 2009