After recording over 20 original albums, Popa Chubby has emerged as one of the most popular modern blues-rock artists. His new album, Back To New York City, features intense guitar sounds and raw emotion. It is a moving album that captures both Popa Chubby’s talent and emotions from the hardships of his past. Popa is currently on a world tour and will be making numerous stops in the area. He will be performing in New Jersey at the Stanhope House on Oct. 28 and in New York at Café Wah on Dec. 17. The November show will begin at 8 p.m., the December shows starts at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary.