Experimental local rock band Paperhaus has made its name in the District’s DIY music scene both as musicians and supporters of other emerging artists from around the nation. Since releasing its first self-titled EP in 2011, the group has toured with indie groups like the War on Drugs and Desert Noises, while also welcoming local and touring bands into frontman Alex Tebeleff’s home (also called the Paperhaus) to perform intimate shows. At DC9, they debut a new, pared-down lineup and a few new songs, as well. Read more >>> Paperhaus performs with Santah and Stronger Sex at 8:30 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $12. (202) 483-5000. dcnine.com. (Tatiana Cirisano)
Middle Eastern cocktail pop-up Green Zone is back at Zeba Bar tonight from 5 p.m. to midnight. Try founder Chris Hassaan Francke’s famous Fuck ISIS punch with rum, Vimto (a British soft drink popular throughout the Middle East), lemon juice, and homemade bitters. Francke will also whip up some seasonal cocktails, like the Double Apple with Calvados, organic cider syrup, and arak, an anise-flavored spirit. Zeba Bar will serve its regular menu and offer hookahs. Green Zone will continue to make appearances at Zeba Bar on the second and fourth Tuesdays of October and November. Green Zone at Zeba Bar, 3423 14th St. NW. facebook.com/thegreenzonedc. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
California-based art rock band Shannon and the Clams heads east for a headlining show at Comet Ping Pong tonight. They’re joined by Las Rosas, a psychedelic group out of Brooklyn, and local post-punk act Gauche. 9 p.m. at 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. $12.
Reptar, a dream pop act out of Athens, Ga., performs at U Street Music Hall with Canadian trio Young Empires and Atlanta’s Breathers. 7 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. $18.
Indie folk performer the Dear Hunter takes the stage at Rock & Roll Hotel with fellow indie acts Chon and Gates. 7:30 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $20.
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