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Long before Granny and The Boys began playing soul songs at Showtime, Eddie Jones and The Young Bucks delivered their own idiosyncratic take on rhythm and blues 52 weeks a year at now departed clubs like Eugertha’s, Faces, and Gwen’s Majestic. Jones has been playing guitar and singing with various versions of the Bucks since the late 1960s, in addition to performing gospel pieces with a number of different ensembles and working as an occasional sideman for Bobby Womack and Peaches & Herb. Jones and the Bucks now play together infrequently, except for their annual January gig at Westminster Church. There, Jones frequently tells tales of old-school Washington and brings on his siblings as guests to hit the high notes and harmonize with him. Read more >>> Eddie Jones and The Young Bucks perform at 6 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW. $5. (202) 484-7700. westminsterdc.org. (Steve Kiviat)
Chef Michael Schlow’s Glover Park Italian restaurant Casolare has a new happy hour weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at the bar with $5 wine, discounted Campari-based cocktails, and $4 beer. Additionally there are discounted antipasti like creamy burrata with roasted squash and chili oil ($10) as well as a selection of pizzas ($10). Casolare, 2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW. (202) 625-5400. casolaredc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Author Sabine Murray reads from her new novel, Valiant Gentlemen, a fictional take on the life of humanitarian and Irish patriot Roger Casement, at Kramerbooks. 6:30 p.m. at 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free.
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