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English rock band The Subways’ sound was born and bred in the early 2000s. Not edgy enough to be punk, not old enough to be classic rock, and too noisy to be indie, the group found success by creating a hodgepodge of all three at once. The group’s members even appeared in the third season of The O.C., lending them credibility with the teens who are now 20-somethings with disposable incomes to spend on concert tickets. Its most recent album was the first since lead singer Billy Lunn and bassist Charlotte Cooper ended their romantic relationship. Read more >>> The Subways perform with Pins at 8 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $18–$20. (202) 388-7625. rockandrollhoteldc.com. (Allison Kowalski)
Taylor Gourmet has launched its new spring menu. Offerings include the Frankford with citrus-braised pork, salsa verde, fresh mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro as well the Arch with pepper-crusted roast beef, chili hoisin spread, cucumbers, pickled daikon and carrots, jalapeños, fresh cilantro, and mint. There are also a number of new salads plus seasonal risotto balls with roasted corn and smoky bacon. Taylor Gourmet, multiple locations, taylorgourmet.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Noise metal band Napalm Death has embarked on a spring tour with fellow doom rock act The Melvins. They’re joined at 9:30 Club by Tokyo-based hardcore act Melt-Banana. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $30.
Local poet E. Ethelbert Miller reflects on his career and reads from his latest work, The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller, at Busboys and Poets’ 14th Street location. 6:30 p.m. at 2021 14th St. NW. Free.
The Black Cat screens the sixth film in the Burn to Shine series. This one is set in Atlanta, so Atlanta-based soul punk outfit Algiers is also on hand to perform. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $12.
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