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Unheralded rural-Virginia-born, New York–based musicians who played the chitlin’ circuit for some 20 years, the guitar- and bass-playing Holmes brothers have since achieved renown as two-thirds of an eclectic blues, soul, and gospel trio they formed in the ’80s with fellow Virginia-born, New York–based drummer Popsy Dixon. The Holmes Brothers’ fifth release, Lotto Land, is a collaborative effort created with writer/director John Rubino for his film of the same name. While Land doesn’t showcase Dixon’s incredible Pentecostal falsetto as well as the Brothers’ live show or back catalog, it does add more wonderfully raunchy roadhouse burners and harmony-filled Southern soul ballads that capture the intensity of the Holmes brothers own vocal and instrumental skills. At 8:30 p.m. at Twist & Shout, 4800 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. $7. (301) 652-3383. (SK)