Not as irascible as Martha, not as dauntless as Rufus, their half-sister Lucy Wainwright Roche (by papa Loudon Wainwright III) brings a sweeter side to the clan’s musical inclinations. This year, the 28-year-old Brooklyner won Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Song at the Independent Music Awards (for the melancholic “Snare Drum”); a new album is in the works now, and will hopefully boast more minimalist cover art and solicitously emotional interiors. With the Roches and This American Life‘s incomparable Ira Glass.
Sun., Dec. 20, 8 & 10:30 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 15, 2009