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I don’t know if the members of the folk duo House and Land are actually transcendentalists, but when you consider the band’s name and the nature of their music, it’s not an unfounded assumption. On their self-titled debut LP, House and Land celebrate the traditional music of their Appalachian roots, composing droney, meditative folk songs on guitars, fiddles, shruti box, and a half dozen other traditional acoustic instruments. The result is a masterful album that feels firmly rooted in the tunes and styles of Appalachia. Read more >>> House and Land performs with Layne Garrett and Devin Hoff at 9 p.m. at Rhizome DC, 6950 Maple Ave. NW. $10. rhizomedc.com. (Matt Cohen)
DGS Delicatessen is changing things up by offering all-day breakfast. Selections include ricotta blintzes with blueberries, peaches, and honey brown butter ($12) ; a summer garden bagel with market produce over za’atar cream cheese ($10); and a smoked salmon grilled cheese with gruyere and smoked tomato on challah bread ($14). Try them starting at 8 a.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. on weekends. DGS Delicatessen, 1317 Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 293-4400. dgsdelicatessen.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Erstwhile duet partners and piano players Regina Spektor and Ben Folds team up for a co-headlining show at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap. 8 p.m. at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $35–$65.
Conor Oberst, formerly of Bright Eyes, plays a solo show at 9:30 Club alongside opening act Hop Along. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $36.
DC9 hosts a rock ‘n’ roll triple bill tonight, featuring sets from Palm, Dove Lady, and Palberta. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $13–$15.
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