Photos & Review: Joanna Newsom raised my standards for reality at The Fox Theater

Joanna Newsom (photo: Jon Bauer) Joanna Newsom feels more myth than mortal. She's an idiosyncratic elf-esque harpist whose voice comes across as a caricature of a British nanny, yet she sold out a venue as large as the Fox Theater well in advance for a completely seated show this past Sunday. Cultural critics in both the mainstream and underground respect her, yet she’s altogether removed from the usual fare either covers. She performs in elegant ball gowns on stage, yet is as capable of razing rock and roll as she is of tender folk. I’ve just never considered Joanna Newsom as [...]

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