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The Stray Birds tour voraciously, having just reached D.C. on the heels of a U.K. run. Since its first EP appeared in 2010, this trio out of Lancaster, Pa. has gotten attention for blending elements of traditional bluegrass with contemporary storytelling. The group is at its strongest when leaning into its stunning harmonies, which appear on nearly every song. The three members once stayed close to their folk roots, but their new album, Magic Fire, features bolder arrangements and a bigger sound. The recent addition of percussion allows the band to move up-tempo, and fans will hear some of the group’s most danceable songs yet. Read more >>> The Stray Birds perform with Miss Tess and the Talkbacks at 8 p.m. at Gypsy Sally’s, 3401 K St. NW. $13–$15. (202) 333-7700. gypsysallys.com. (Leah Douglas)
Tredici Enoteca opens today in The St. Gregory Hotel with food inspired by different parts of the Mediterranean. The menu includes small plates like bacon wrapped dates ($11); raw bar selections such as stone crab claws ($22); pasta such as squid ink tonarelli with cockles ($20); and flatbreads such as “The Stache” with pistachio pesto, mozzarella, parmesan, lemon vinaigrette, and baby arugula ($16). Tredici Enoteca, 2033 M St. NW. (202) 530-3600. stgregoryhotelwdc.com/tredici-enoteca. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
The Oh Hellos, a band known for its popular holiday music and featuring siblings Tyler and Maggie Heath, brings its Christmas Extravaganza stage show to 9:30 Club. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $25.
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