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Kathy Mattea and Guy Clark are both considered neo-folkies, but there’s a disparate tenor to their material. The somber mood that pervades Mattea’s Lonesome Standard Time is as foreign to the popular country music realm as the diphthong in her surname. Clark’s approach, meanwhile, is best summed up by Boats to Build‘s “Picasso’s Mandolin”: “He was born in Spain and died in France/He was not scared of baggy pants.” Both appear at 7 p.m. at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, 1624 Trap Rd., Vienna. $13-20. (703) 255-1860. (Dave McKenna)