Last week, I predicted a mob at the Cavern when Chicago's Fruit Bats played the small venue, but the crowd wound up being small and quaint, and singer Eric Johnson jokingly scolded me--onstage, no less--for publicizing the show as something too difficult to get into. My bad. So here, only a week later, the Cavern has fetched an even bigger name in San Francisco's Devendra Banhart, who is currently supporting the subtly sex-crazed Cripple Crow, his most ambitious LP yet. Expect small and quaint from the mostly acoustic songwriter's live show, but don't expect normal.
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