December 6, 2011 5:00 AM

Brandi Carlile’s vocal prowess evokes Patsy Cline at Beaumont Club show

The suggestion that a contemporary artist possesses almost all of Patsy Cline’s vocal prowess and emotive power may be considered heretical hyperbole. Yet in an appearance Monday at the Beaumont Club, Brandi Carlile demonstrated that she might eventually merit consideration alongside the late legend as one of popular music’s most remarkable voices.

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