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Born in 1990, Santa Rosa native Ryan Schmale has been a prolific and acclaimed songwriter of the last five years. Yet strangely, his lo-fi classicism under the name That Ghost
is discussed and cherished more on East Coast blogs than in his own hometown. That will change with Songs Out Here
, his latest and best work yet, which sheds his pop leanings for a more antique aesthetic. See him play with Amir Coyle, Teenage Sweater and Laughters on Sunday, May 1, at the Arlene Francis Center. 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 7pm. $5. 707.528.3009.