Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jesca Hoop at Boot and Saddle, Mike Doughty at World Cafe Live, JD McPherson at World Cafe Live at the Queen

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman for WXPN |
Jesca Hoop | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman for WXPN |

Singer/songwriter Jesca Hoop heads to Boot and Saddle for performance with Brooke Annibale. Her newest Sub Pop released record Memories Are Now finds a simplistic and intimate sound that would make Lorde jealous, posing the evening to be a wonderful anxiety-breaker. The show is 21+, and tickets/more information can be found on the XPN Concert Page. Continue reading →


My Morning Download: “Born To” by Jesca Hoop (playing the TLA April 24th with the Punch Brothers)

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop returns with a new album on June 25th called The House That Jack Built. Hoop is now three albums in to her acclaimed career and is currently on tour opening shows for the the Punch Brothers. Hoop plays the TLA next Tuesday, April 24th. Go here for tickets and more information about the show. Below, download “Born To” from Jesca’s forthcoming release.