Sat, Dec 4, Maria Muldaur
24th Street Theatre, 8 p.m., $30
Sacramento, CA 95818
I grew up listening to Maria Muldaur’s music by sheer osmosis. My mother was a huge fan and played the hell out of her Southern Winds and Open Your Eyes albums until I soon knew every lyric. From blues to children’s music to folk to Christmas fare, let’s just say that she’s quite ambidextrous. After a steady stream of touring across the country, her small run of West Coast Christmas shows will include Sacramento Valley. A byproduct of the Greenwich Village scene that has only aged with grace, Muldaur is that rare singer that can win fans over from any ilk. Don’t miss this one. 2791 24th Street, www.mariamuldaur.com.