Having concluded (perhaps) that being hated is preferable to being ignored, Liz Phair took to her website last year to follow up 2005’s ultra-bland Somebody’s Miracle with Funstyle, a purposely low-rent bit music-biz satire that has attracted more critical eye-rolls than her notorious collab with Avril Lavigne’s peeps. Don’t believe the anti-hype: With its giddy-goofy rap tracks and occasional radio-pop choruses, Funstyle is indeed a good deal of fun, and no less confrontational than the sacrosanct Exile in Guyville. Figure she’ll play at least one song from the thing tonight.

Wed., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., 2011

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