Laube says she gave up a job at Google to tour the country with the Gibson acoustic guitar she lovingly named Angelina. Her second album is infused with tales and perspectives from the road, but it's the studio touches, like bright drums and warm harmonica solos, that make for a great listen. Modern arrangements spice up the classic blues-folk template.
At the Hotel Utah (500 4th St., San Francisco) on Mar. 12. 8:30 p.m., $6