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Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz—the immensely talented French-Cuban twins who make up soul act Ibeyi—have spent the past year digging through music’s underground to create mysterious and moody songs. With a name that means “twins” in Yoruba, the sister act explores the slightly unsettling unknown on songs like “River,” in which they seek spiritual renewal against a background of looped synths, and its latest release “Stranger Lover,” in which the pair tries to navigate a failing relationship. Read more >>> Ibeyi performs with Vicktor Taiwò at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $20. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Jordan-Marie Smith)
OH AND ALSO
Local punk quartet Hemlines celebrates the release of its debut EP with a performance at the Black Cat Backstage. They’re joined by D.C.-based queer punk band Homo Superior. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.
Jazz keyboardist Chick Corea joins forces with banjo master Béla Fleck for an evening of musical fusion at the Music Center at Strathmore. Read more in our Fall Arts Guide. 8 p.m. at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $35–$75.
As part of its Global Sounds music series, the Hill Center welcomes Iraqi oud player and composer Rahim AlHaj. AlHaj will discuss his work with former Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty and Jim Thomson of Multiflora Productions. 7 p.m. at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. $12–$15.
Los Angeles-based electronic act Superhumanoids performs at DC9 with Brooklyn R&B group Rush Midnight and local electronic pop act the Walking Sticks. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $10.
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