If many people try to ease into the new year — maybe trying out a Jazzercise class or attempting to eat kale at least once a week — singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith is taking a different approach. He’s going full steam ahead. The Canadian-born musician will kick off 2016 with a new album and a string of live shows. The latter is appropriately billed as the Traveling Steam Show. Eaglesmith’s fans call themselves “Fredheads,” and that group knows that the singer-songwriter’s live performances include comic monologues and rock ’n’ roll treatments of new material and back catalog offerings. The Traveling Steam Show rolls into The Grey Eagle Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m. $15 advance/$18 day of show. thegreyeagle.com. Photo by Tweten’s Photography
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