October 20. In addition to jamming with his Philadelphia homeboys the Roots, contemporary R&B singer and guitarist Son Little (AKA Aaron Livingston) has tapped into the source by working with the iconic Mavis Staples. But that’s not to say his blues reverence is the only game he gets up to: a fan of indie, hip-hop, and electronica sounds as well, Little has also made music with such non-traditional artists as DJ and beatmaker RJD2 and jam festival faves Portugal. The Man.
Citing, Dylan, Hendrix, Prince, and Nas as his heroes, the young R&B rebel swings by the Bearsville Theater for this sure-to-be soulful show. (The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase returns October 27, 28, and 29.) 8pm. $15-$20. Bearsville. (845) 679-4406.