July 20. The music of Brattleboro, Vermont-based composer, songwriter, and guitarist Sam Moss is "heavily informed by pre-war American country, blues, and folk (Blind Willie Johnson, Jimmie Rodgers), post-1950 pioneers of outer sound (Morton Feldman, Sonny Sharrock), and contemporary solo guitarists (Jack Rose, Glenn Jones)." Also a member of the Sewing Machines and old-timey duo the Howling Kettles, Moss, who returns to the Spotty Dog this month, has self-released several beguiling albums and appears on the Tompkins Square label's vital Imaginational Anthem, Volume 4 compilation. With Kayln Rock. $5. Hudson.