[ singer-songwriter ]There's a line in "Why Bother" that sums up what Allison Weiss is all about. "There's a price to pay for doing what I do, but I can't stop," she sings. "I open up my heart like it's my job." Sure, she's great at turning heartache into catchy tunes, but there's so much more to her than that. Go see for yourself.
Fri., Sept. 10, 10:30 p.m., $10, with Leila Broussard and Bess Rogers, Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St., 215-928-0978, tinangel.com.