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Twenty-five-year-old Russian piano phenomenon Daniil Trifonov is a workhorse, seemingly determined to pack in a career’s worth of accomplishments before he’s old enough to have a midlife crisis. He won the International Tchaikovsky Competition at age 20, his U.S. debut became a concert recording on Deutsche Grammophon, and his touring schedule is relentless. Trifonov is renowned for his scary-good technique, which he likes to show off by favoring Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky’s most taxing pieces when assembling his repertoire. Read more >>> Daniil Trifonov performs at 8 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. $30–$95. (202) 467-4600. kennedy-center.org. (Mike Paarlberg)
April is Manhattan month at Bourbon in Adams Morgan. The bar will offer five cocktails inspired by the classic drink that combines rye, vermouth, and bitters. The “Jiro Dreams of Cookies,” for example, infuses Nikka Coffey Grain whisky from Japan with toasted coconut and Fernet-Vallet. The drinks will be on the menu through April 30 and they’re $2 off during happy hour, which is weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Bourbon, 2321 18th St. NW. (202) 332-0800. bourbondc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Goodnight, Texas, the musical project of San Francisco-based Avi Vinocur and Chapel Hill, N.C.’s Patrick Dyer Wolf, takes its name from the tiny town midway between the artists’ home bases. The duo plays tonight at Black Cat Backstage with local songwriter Kellyn Marie Goler. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $15.
Los Angeles based disco rockabilly act Kolars performs at DC9 with indie psych band NAH. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $10–$12.
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Andrew Combs, who has toured with Jason Isbell and Shovels & Rope, heads to Gypsy Sally’s for an intimate show featuring a set by Erin Rae. 8 p.m. at 3401 K St. NW. $10–$12.
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