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On the title track off his forthcoming sophomore album When the Devil’s Loose, A.A. Bondy delivers a line that quite nearly sums up the afterglow of his smoldering folk and blues: “Oh, your sadness is quite lovely.” Bondy made a name for himself in the Alabama band Verbena before wandering off to find he’s much more at home writing roots music with a troubling underbelly of pain, loss, hard lessons and salvation. Slated for a September release on Fat Possum, Loose builds on his 2007 debut American Hearts by drawing on a full band to flesh out the romantic elegies and narratives he kindled solo. Bondy should be huge. See him live before the rest of the world catches on. Arrive early to catch local openers Bluebird Radio. The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, 10 p.m. Tickets: 24Tix.com