British Invasion rockers the Zombies may be best known for their pop singles “She’s Not There,” “Tell Her No,” and “Time of the Season,” but their second album, Odessey and Oracle, now a favorite among rock critics, has helped the group sustain its reputation nearly half a century after its release. Now, for the first time in America, the surviving original band members who recorded that psychedelic pop touchstone will perform it live onstage. While the catchy “Time of the Season” appears on Odessey, the remaining tracks sound more subtle, with singer Colin Blunstone’s breathy, melodic vocals carrying over the band’s choral harmonies and keyboardist Rod Argent providing classically influenced instrumentation. Read more >>> The Zombies perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. $45. (202) 888-0050. thelincolndc.com.
166-year-old Tadich Grill opened its second ever location in D.C. yesterday. The San Francisco institution specializes in seafood, and its menu features more than 100 dishes. Chef Wil Going, formerly of Chef Geoff’s, is paying homage to both coasts in his seafood sourcing. A duo of crab cakes, for example, will include one with Maryland meat and another with Dungeness crab. Tadich Grill, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (202) 638-1849. tadichgrill.com/location-dc.php. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Experimental pop act Br’er celebrates the release of its newest album with a performance at the Pinch featuring Florida-based dance pop outfit Pleasures and Alexandria’s Evilartform. Find more details on Facebook. 8 p.m. at 3548 14th St. NW. $7.
Flashback to the early ’90s when you see hip-hop acts Big Daddy Kane and Rakim perform at the Howard Theatre. Read more in our Fall Arts Guide. 8 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $29.50–$60.
Folk act Saintseneca headlines the Black Cat Backstage tonight with the Sidekicks and Yowler. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $12.
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