Elvis Costello and the Imposters
WHEN: 8 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta
BEST KNOWN FOR: Acerbic songs in the British post-punk tradition
WHAT'S BEING PUSHED: The 2004 album The Delivery Man
TRIVIA: Was born Declan McManus. His stage name was derived from Elvis Presley and his mother's maiden name. His father also was a musician and made his living as a big-band leader in England. Elvis Costello worked as a computer programmer in the early 1970s. Once wrote an entire album for Wendy James, former lead singer of the blink-and-miss-it pop band Transvision Vamp. The album Now Ain't the Time for Your Tears proved that an Elvis Costello album really needs Elvis Costello. A constant collaborator, Mr. Costello has worked on projects with Paul McCartney, Burt Bacharach and chamber ensemble the Brodsky Quartet.
- Steven Uhles