11047873_10206878819877627_7284102385237413033_nCloquet native Emily Jayne Brissett started playing piano at the age of 14, went to Berklee College of Music, broke into the local scene at Beaner’s Central, released a string of albums — most recently 2011’s Blue Plate Fellas, then drifted off the radar after playing Homegrown in 2012. This past winter she brought her piano-based, alternative, singer-songwriter pop sounds back for a New Year’s Eve gig at Beaner’s, followed by a new single, a few more gigs and her upcoming return to Homegrown.

9pm Fri 5/1 | Sir Benedict’s