For Gregory Alan Isakov, everything is personal and none of it is private

Steeped in sincerity and spilling tiny autobiographies, Gregory Alan Isakov isn’t so different in person than he is on record. Sitting on the wood-planked floor of his Boulder apartment, rolling thin cigarettes and answering questions, the South African-born singer-songwriter summons the sort of compact anecdotes that surface in the lyrics of his songs, about growing up, traveling, looking out his window, falling in love.

El Vez @ the Bluebird Theater

[photopress:el_vez.jpg,full,pp_image] Hola, baybeee. El Vez is no stranger to the art of performance. File photo. Performers exhibit the behaviors you come to see in showbiz, plucking this or crooning that.