He long ago unraveled the country music tags, and for more than a quarter century Lovett has upheld his perch as a distinct and original songwriter. Lovett was initially a traditional country revivalist, but he has evolved and morphed into a loveable oddball with the unmistakable croon of an astute wordsmith, where twang, Western swing, folk, pop, and big-band swing are all interwoven. Touring in support of his latest recording, Release Me, this is a perfect double bill with fellow musical troubadour John Hiatt opening. $49.50-$89.50 Sold out. McGlohon Theatre.