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Thirty years since its first concert, Hai-tian band Tabou Combo has undergone some membership changes, but it still moves bodies with polyrhythmic compas. The band stirs together flowing Afro-rumba guitar lines, party chant melodies (largely in Creole), punchy horns, and an underlying pulse propelled by congas, drums, and keyboards. Based in New York for the last 28 years, with frequent tours of the Caribbean, the band has, with varying degrees of success, incorporated influences from James Brown, synth-heavy R&B and rap, as well as a variety of Latin flavors. On their sinuous new CD, 360°, the Combo’s hybrids work, but not nearly as well as its bouncy compas cuts. At 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. $25. (202) 723-0299. (SK)