Sludgy female singer/songwriters haven’t been in vogue for awhile, but 26-year-old Julie Baenziger plans to change that. As Sea of Bees, she uses pastoral metaphors to talk about unrequited love over Juliana Hatfield-indebted grunge rock. More dark than twee, she flushes out her songs with carefree confessionalism live, airing her intimacy issues between tracks. With Smoosh.
Sun., April 24, 8 p.m., 2011