The singer and songwriter’s newest CD, “Brother Sinner and The Whale,” released in 2012 on the Black Hen Music label, fuses poetry from the Book of Jonah with vintage gospel blues of Mississippi John Hurt and early gospel of Bill and Charlie Monroe. Phelps will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Advance tickets cost $20, and can be purchased at www.stclairevents.com, by calling 541-535-3562 or at Music Coop. Tickets cost $22 at the door; $10 for ages 12 through 17. Kids 11 and younger get in free.