The lesbian country/rock artist has been popping up here and there on a near-regular basis over the past year, from recording emotionally powerful duets with Alicia Keys (“A Beautiful Noise”) and Rufus Wainwright (“Who Knows Where The Time Goes?”), to appearing at last Sunday’s Grammy Awards, where she left with her sixth trophy… Carlile will launch into spring with what is billed as her first full-band performance since before the pandemic… To be broadcast via virtual platform Veeps, the livestream from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium is likely to include selections drawn from the six studio sets the trio has produced… The icing on the livestream cake: $2 from every ticket sold will benefit The Rainey Day Fund, working to help up-and-coming minority and LGBTQ artists in the folk and country genres of roots music and Fanny’s School of Music, a music store in Nashville that aims to be “comfortable for all, especially women, children, and beginners.” (Read more.)