Roots rock. Electric folk music. American music. There's so many ways to try to describe Dave Alvin. To me he's simply one of the best songwriters and performers who uses a range of folk, blues, country, and rock forms that comes our sounding uniquely his own.
Try not to miss Dave and his band, The Guilty Ones, on Wednesday night at the Aladdin. And if that's not enough, the fine tunesmith Marshall Crenshaw will open ... 8 pm, $25