Almost Famous Amos

Amos Lee might not be quite as famous as the tiny cookies that share his name, but he's got it goin' on in ways that those beloved vending machine snacks only wish they did. His Prince-influenced songwriting could hold the attention of just about any coffeehouse crowd, and his mouthwatering, soulful delivery could melt an M&M. Lee has shared bills with Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, and Paul Simon.

His most recent big-name pairing came for the benefit of Haitian relief when he teamed up with Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and fellow folkster Brett Dennen. This was a natural move for Lee, whose folk-meets-R&B tunes are sung to down-and-outers as often as they're sung to lovers past and presen
Sat., April 3, 8 p.m., 2010
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Travis Newbill