Joe Henry won't brag, but he has never made a bad record. Or had a hit (though "Don't Tell Me," a re-imagined version of one of Henry's songs, was a Top 10 smash for his sister-in-law, Madonna). Over the last 20 years, he has carved out one of music's most stubbornly imaginative careers, though these days he's as well-known for his work as a producer (he has overseen records for Solomon Burke, Lisa Hannigan, "House" star Hugh Laurie and Mose Allison, and contributed to the upcoming Bonnie Raitt album, "Slipstream," among many others) as he is for his own releases.
7:30 p.m. Friday at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.; $21-$25; 773-728-6000 or oldtownschool.org
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