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Indie-folk musician Adam Torres sings in a falsetto over acoustic guitar backed by violin, but don’t mistake him for a sweet, angelic Art Garfunkel type. While Torres certainly has the pipes to do a convincing cover of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” or “Emily,” his songs are melancholic and entrancing, sometimes with a touch of menace. “Soaked in the sound of morning rain/ Soaked in the sound to take away the pain/ Oh it’s been coming down for a year or more,” the Austin-based artist sings on a track on Pearls to Swine, the album he released last year. Read more >>> Adam Torres performs with Wylder at 8 p.m. at Gypsy Sally’s, 3401 K St. NW. $10. (202) 333-7700. gypsysallys.com. (Zach Rausnitz)
Pour one out for Union Craft tonight. Roofers Union in Adams Morgan is throwing the brewery a five year anniversary party where more than 10 of their beers will be available for $7 a pint. These include two new anniversary ales, plus classics like the Old Pro Gose and Duckpin. Roofers Union opens at 5 p.m. Roofers Union, 2446 18th St. NW. (202) 232-7663. roofersuniondc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
R&B vocalist Chrisette Michelle, who gained plenty of press when she performed at the Trump inauguration, performs at The Birchmere in support of No Political Genius, her new album that responds to the controversy. 7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $69.50.
Reggae artist Maxi Priest, one of the finest performers of lovers’ rock, plays The Howard Theatre. 9 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $29.50–$65.
Swedish electronic band Little Dragon wraps up a two-night stand at 9:30 Club. Texas-based soul musician Xavier Omär opens the show. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $35.
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