Laura Patterson, aka Bootsie Anne, calls clothing her primary passion, but is as creative a singer and ukulele player as you’ll find around here. It’s a craft she doesn’t take lightly, and her show with Ben Sollee Saturday at The 930 Listening Room (930 Mary St., 635-2554) will be the first time she’s played out in more than a year.
“I think the last time I played, I said I was never gonna do it again,” Patterson says. “But Ben is a real sweet guy, and it just sounded like it might be fun. I really like him, and I thought it would be a fun, no-pressure situation. My mom, and all those people, my friends and stuff, have been begging me to play the ukulele for them.”
Demands aside, Bootsie insists the show is a onetime thing. Maybe. “For now, maybe in another year and a half, I’ll come play again,” she says. “It’s extremely nerve-wracking for me; it’s horrifying.”
Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets for the all-ages show are $10. They’re on sale at ear X-tacy and at www.the930.org.