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Critics have been calling Savion Glover the best tap dancer of our time for so long that many have dropped the qualifying clause, simply declaring him the best tapper ever. With just the rhythm he creates with his feet, Glover can stir deep emotions, a skill that’s most often ascribed to poetic pop musicians or ballerinas. Now, in hopes of keeping the art of tap alive for future generations, Glover continues to incorporate elements of history into his live performances. Read more >>> Savion Glover performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. $35–$55. (202) 803-2899. thehowardtheatre.com. (Amrita Khalid)
Help support DC Central Kitchen with a Summer Soiree at the Liaison Capitol Hill’s rooftop pool and lounge tonight. Restaurants like Centrolina, Art and Soul, Mango Tree, and more will provide bites, while bartenders from Copycat Co. and Buffalo & Bergen supply cocktails. There will also be beer and liquor from Cabose Brewing and Catoctin Creek plus a DJ and auction. The event goes from 6 to 8 p.m. and tickets, $35, are available here. A Summer Soiree for DC Central Kitchen at Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Miami-based hip-hop group ¡MAYDAY! takes the stage at U Street Music Hall for a noisy but intimate show with local pop act Footwerk. 7 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. $15.
Four members of ’80s alt-rock band Ween reunite under the moniker the Dean Ween Group to perform some of their classic hits at 9:30 Club. 8 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $25.
The Delta Saints, the Nashville-bred rock band influenced by Jack Black and the Black Keys, plays DC9 tonight with Maryland glam rockers Tomato Dodgers. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $12.
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