Daniel Lanois' Black Dub

Black Dub’s music sounds like what you’d expect to come of a collaboration between throaty vocalist Trixie Whitley and French-Canadian super-producer Daniel Lanois. It’s a heady mix of soulful blues, funk and reggae that would seem out of place in any venue that isn’t lit exclusively by votive candles. Lanois is the mastermind behind the group’s eponymous first album whose release was delayed after he was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last July. A protégé of Brian Eno as accomplished behind the sound boards as any producer in music, Lanois—who rocks a shaman look that probably doesn’t get him any second glances in his adopted hometown of New Orleans—has won multiple Grammys for his work with icons like Peter Gabriel, the Neville Brothers, U2 and Bob Dylan. Expect a show steeped in atmospherics, and watch that you don’t blow out the lights. With Rocco Deluca. CALEB HANNAN

Tue., Feb. 1, 8 p.m., 2011

 
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