Tokyo’s Silver Beats may be a Beatles cover band that looks like it’s stuck in a Quentin Tarantino daydream, but the quartet can’t be accused of half-assing its homage to the lads from Liverpool. From the matching tailored suits to the shaggy bowl cuts, the boys take their Fab Four-dom seriously. Hidemasa “Eric” Mabuchi, the Silver Beats’ John Lennon counterpart, has an appearance and voice that bear an uncanny resemblance to the late singer. The band takes the Lennon connection one step further by advertising the fact that Mabuchi was born the year Lennon was killed—insinuating a paranormal passing of the rock ’n’ roll torch. Of course, given Mabuchi’s palpable charisma, the only way he’d be more qualified to carry on Lennon’s legacy is if he had actually spent some time gestating in Yoko Ono’s womb. The Silver Beats perform with Prabir and the Substitutes at 9 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $15. (202) 393-0930.