In their 17 years as a band, Thou have positioned themselves as something like the Grateful Dead of the sludge metal world. They’ve built up a fierce and dedicated fanbase, who never miss a show when they’re in town, and for good reason: They’re one of the most punishing and unrelenting live bands I’ve ever seen. At a Thou show in 2014 at The Pinch, their set was so earth shatteringly loud and heavy that it actually blew the venue’s circuit breaker in the middle of their performance. Let’s hope Atlas Brew Works has a stronger one than The Pinch. Read more >>> Thou performs with Cloud Rats, False, Moloch, and Hand Grenade Job at 7 p.m. at Atlas Brew Works, 2052 West Virginia Ave. NE, Suite 102. $15. (202) 832-0420. atlasbrewworks.com. (Matt Cohen)
The Brixton, U Street’s multi-story British-style pub, is celebrating five years and offering a generous promotion to mark the occasion. From today through Wednesday, everything on the menu is just $5. That includes frosé, burgers, fish & chips, and more. The Brixton, 901 U St. NW. (202) 560-5045. brixtondc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
It’s not quite a full Fleetwood Mac reunion, but Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play some of the band’s greatest hits when they perform at Wolf Trap. The Wallflowers, the ’90s band behind hits like “One Headlight” and “6th Avenue Heartache,” open the show. 7:30 p.m. at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45–$95.
The Kennedy Center continues its Profiles in Creativity conversation series tonight, when board chairman David Rubenstein interviews Broadway star Bernadette Petersat the Family Theater. 7:30 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $30.
For a dose of Americana, head to the Birchmere, where Rosanne Cash performs with her band. 7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $69.50.
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