Momentarily forgetting Joanna Newsom’s jaw-dropping Divers
, we’re confident there will not be a more necessary folk release this year than Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell
. If you made it through the tearful hypnotism of his minimalist yet tremendous attempt to reconcile his feelings about his parents’ deaths without your eyeballs stinging, it is unlikely you will be able to brace so nobly when he compels its gentle avalanche of goosebumps live.
8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 | Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave. | 844-513-2014 | drphillipscenter.org