New York-based singer/songwriter Leila Adu writes meditative, socially conscious, piano-based avant-pop songs to mystify the night. Her style is playful and cabaret-like sometimes, haunted and chill-inducing at others, but her warbly, adroit vocals have a lush creepiness that’s undeniable; weird-rock icon Steve Albini, who produced her second album, calls her "Spooky Adu." Also slated to eerie-fy the night are somesurprises' minimalist compositions, Kate Olson's sparse free-jazz saxperiments, and Unknown Rockstar's late-night looped guitar explorations. Hollow Earth Radio, 8 pm, $5–$10 donation.
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