The new album by k.d. lang, called "Sing it Loud," honors the Canadian singer's country roots while also showing off her towering vocal prowess. The tunes on the record were written by lang and a handful of collaborators with one exception. The album also includes a Nashville-flavored take on the Talking Heads classic "Heaven." On Saturday, Oct. 1, k.d. land and her band Sis Boom Bang will perform at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News. Showtime is 8 p.m. Opening act is Teddy Thompson, son of the great British songwriter Richard Thompson. Tickets are $43 to $73 from fergusoncenter.cnu.edu. Call 594-8752.
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