Backed by three musicians, Bill Callahan stuck mostly to material from his past three albums, including this year’s wistful Dream River.
Friday night brought Isakov and his four-piece backing band to Boettcher Concert Hall for a performance with the Colorado Symphony, the latest entry in the Symphony’s successful collaborative series with rock and folk musicians.
In a word, Valerie June’s voice permeates. It’s quite a task to divert your attention to anything else when it invades and envelops your eardrums. On this latest album, she remains utterly compelling while trying her hand, or rather voice, at country, folk, blues, and rock.