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Donna De Lory may have palled around with Madonna on the Material Girl’s last three concert tours—1988’s “Who’s That Girl?,” 1990’s “Blonde Ambition,” and 1993’s “The Girlie Show”—but don’t expect the former backup singer to sport a badass bustier and do naughty tricks with an Evian bottle when she leads new band Bliss (pictured) into D.C. Sure, this California girl’s style of dress—or near-undress—mimics Madonna’s current India fetish, but the comparisons end there. Sounding like a less randy Sophie B. Hawkins and looking like a slightly melted Tori Amos, De Lory, with help from cellist Cameron Stone, conjures ethereal pop out of sparse, rootsy arrangements. This is strictly New Age city, baby, with patron saint Enya guiding the tour. Despite being worlds away from “La Isla Bonita,” De Lory still finds time to give a shout-out to her old boss: “The biggest thing I learned from Madonna is that you can pay attention to every detail….She took care of everything, from the music to the costumes to the set….I’ve never been around anyone who works as hard as she does.” With Granian and the Vibe at 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, at the Metro Cafþ, 1522 14th St. NW. $7. (202) 518-7900. (Sean Daly)