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Ásgeir is arguably Iceland’s favorite pop star. The singer from Laugarbakki, once a javelin thrower, has been wildly popular in his home country since the release of his debut, Dýrð í dauðaþögn (later released as In the Silence in English), a folky bit of heartthrob pop that was too saccharine at times. Since then, Ásgeir has taken inspiration from the likes of James Blake, Bon Iver, and his countrymen Sigur Rós and leaned into soaring electronics and larger-than-life melodies on his new record, Afterglow. It’s a pivot that works well with his clear falsetto and elegant lyrics (some of which are written by his poet father and brother). The new sound is arena-ready and inspires visuals of sweeping mountain tops and northern lights. Read more>>> Ásgeir performs with Tusks at 8 p.m. at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $20–$22. (202) 408-3100. sixthandi.org. (Justin Weber)
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Tonight all of EatWell DC’s restaurants are participating in a fundraiser called Dining Out With Dogs. Eat at The Pig, The Bird, Commissary, Logan Tavern, or Grillfish and 15 percent of sales from your meal will go to City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties. If you’re looking to adopt a furry family member, adoptable dogs will also be on scene during happy hour on the patios of each restaurant from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Multiple locations, eatwelldc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
The Script brings its Dublin-born rock to the Lincoln Theatre.8 p.m. at 1215 U St. NW. $55.
Legendary singer Art Garfunkel reflects on his early life and his iconic career and discusses his new book What Is It All But Luminous at St. Paul’s Church. 7 p.m. at 4900 Connecticut Ave. NW. $28–$45.
Blues Alley welcomes the George Mason Jazz Ensemble. 8 p.m. at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $25.