It’s been about four years since I last saw Citizen Cope, AKA Clarence Greenwood, and last night’s show at the Ramshead in Baltimore was a great one. Cope’s voice has really matured, his band is super tight, and lots of energy in the room, as it was sold out. Greenwood also did some stripped down versions of older songs that really showed off his rootsy side, like “200,000 (In Counterfeit 50 Dollar Bills)”. Nice suprise as well getting to see the smokey voiced, singer songwriter Gin Wigmore, as she opened up the night. Cope is doing a pretty extensive U.S. tour right now including a stop this summer at Bonaroo. His fifth and latest album, The Rainwater LP, is out now.