Singer-songwriter and activist Ani DiFranco began her musical career by playing coffee shops and busking around her hometown of Buffalo at the age of nine. Forming her own record company, Righteous Babe, in 1989, she proceeded to release over 20 albums in the two decades that followed. DiFranco has been nominated for several Grammys, taking home the award for “Best Recording Package” in 2004 for her LP, Evolve. Her latest record, ¿Which Side Are You On? was released last year. She will be appearing at the Pollak Theatre At Monmouth University on Nov. 8, the Music Hall OfWilliamsburg on Nov. 15, and NYC’s Town Hall on Nov. 16.