Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Though Sykes and her band have lately tapped into darker, psych-rock territory, the group still wails with Phil Wandscher's (he who co-founded Whiskeytown with Ryan Adams) dominating guitar and lush, reverberating arrangements that subtly affirm their alt-country roots. With The Highway Kind, Low Hums. GWENDOLYN ELLIOTT

Wed., Dec. 7, 8 p.m., 2011

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