Flynn is part of the nu folk U.K. scene that gave us Laura Marling and Mumford & Sons, though his stentorian vocals make him seem less primed for (or maybe less interested in) a pop breakthrough. Rose knows about pop breakthroughs–her mom Liz has co-written hits with Taylor Swift–but her willfully old-school sound suggests she shares Flynn’s ambivalence about the big time. With James Mathe.
Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 18, 2011