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The relentless media loop of that shitty song by the goddamn Dave Matthews Band and commercials for Red Dog beer is no mere accident: It’s an integral part of Hootie’s New World Order, of a desperately sick society measured in six-packs and mass idiocy. These days, the quaint Budweiser sounds of the original frat-boy bar band, Huey Lewis & the News, seem as innocent as songs made by pygmies in the forest primeval. Welcome back, Huey—all is forgiven. Even the skinny tie. Koko Taylor & her Blues Machine open at 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, 1624 Trap Rd., Vienna. $16-25. (703) 255-1860. (Eddie Dean)