Wet doesn’t yet have an extensive discography, but the synth-pop trio’s convincing croons earn its two EPs a listen. Singer Kelly Zutrau has an undeniable ability to overwhelm your senses with flawless lilts. Flanked by guitarist Marty Sulkow and drummer Joe Valle, Zutrau completes Wet, a name formed by the first letter of each musician’s former band. Wet’s lyrics drip with lust, longing, and sultry echoes. If you’re missing someone, yearn for someone, or just want to pretend you’re in a tortuous relationship, Wet can get you there. Read more >>> Wet performs with Kelsey Lu at 7 p.m. at U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. $15. (202) 588-1889. ustreetmusichall.com. (Jordan-Marie Smith)
The Partisan is celebrating sour beers all this week. Beer Director Greg Engert has curated a list of 10 funky tart ales, which are available by the glass or in flights of three, five, or 10 tastings. The flights come with charcuterie pairings and range in price from $20 to $60. Get more info here. The Partisan, 709 D St. NW. (202) 524-5322. thepartisandc.com. (Jessica Sidman)
Author Pagan Kennedy, who formerly wrote the New York Times Magazine‘s Innovation column, discusses his latest book, Inventology, which examines how things that can change the world are created, at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. 7 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $12–$27.
Local indie folk outfit The Grey A performs an intimate show at DC9 with Baltimore-based electronic band Jumpcuts. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.
Country artist Raul Malo, best known as a member of The Mavericks, takes the stage at the Birchmere tonight. 7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $35.
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