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It’s been four years since the last Mount Kimbie record, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth. The absence feels strange, as the electronic duo of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos was gaining in popularity while their frequent collaborator James Blake became a superstar. With a new album finally coming out later this year, Mount Kimbie released two new tracks this spring. As always, Mount Kimbie’s restraint sets them apart. Read more >>> Mount Kimbie performs with Kucka and Tirzah at 7 p.m. at U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. $20. (202) 588-1889. ustreetmusichall.com. (Justin Weber)
Ice Cream Jubilee rolled out its summer flavors this month. They include savory-leaning basil goat cheese, blueberry pie that has chunks of baked pie crust swirled in, strawberry ginger sorbet, and coffee & doughnuts, created in collaboration with District Doughnut and Zeke’s Coffee. Try them at either location. Ice Cream Jubilee, 301 Water St. SE and 1401 T St. NW. (202) 863-0727. icecreamjubilee.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabrielacelebrate their 10th anniversary with a tour that brings them to 9:30 Club tonight. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $45.
Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes some of the District’s most famous politicians to Sidney Harman Hall as part of its annual “Will on the Hill” benefit. This year, the amateur actors perform “Met by Moonlight,” a short play based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 8 p.m. at 610 F St. NW. $50.
Washington Post political writerDave Weigel celebrates the release of his new book, The Show That Never Ends, with a reading at the Black Cat Backstage. 6:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. Free.
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