Gig Alert: Jon Regen

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Jon Regen's new album is 'Stop Time.'

ARTIST: Jon Regen
GIG: Tuesday night at SubCulture

When songwriter Jon Regen was married last year, his wedding song was a tune co-written by Chaka Khan and Bruce Hornsby. That’s a useful way to think about Regen’s own sound: equal parts gliding melody and bar-room blues; soul and swing. Regen’s new record Stop Time gets an extra shot of grit, featuring members of Elvis Costello’s band the Imposters. Here’s “I Will Wait” —