Singer and songwriter John Craigie kicks off his West Coast tour for his new album, “The Apocalypse is Over,” at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Caldera Tap House, 31 Water St. The EP is Craigie's eighth studio album and was inspired by his visits to New Orleans. His sound blends jazz, folk, blues and country. Craigie is known for his storytelling at live shows, which stays true to the folk singer tradition. The cover is $5.