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Unlike many of its peers from the heyday of ’90s college rock, Guster has aged rather gracefully during its 24-year run. Although the band has implemented a few new tricks since its early days busking in Harvard Square—most notably the drum kit that usurped percussionist Brian Rosenworcel’s trademark bongos starting on 2003’s Keep It Together—Guster’s amiable discography is united by clever songwriting, dynamic grooves, and bright melodies. January’s Evermotion, the band’s seventh studio album, marks Guster’s most ambitious development to date: a foray into synth-filled space rock that recalls Soft Bulletin-era Flaming Lips ballads. Read more >>> Guster performs with Kishi Bashi at 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $32–$45. (703) 255-1900. wolftrap.org. (Dan Singer)
Blueberries aren’t just for muffins. The Curbside Cupcakes food truck will celebrate National Blueberry Month and the 100th birthday of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council by handing out 800 free blueberry cupcakes today beginning at 11 a.m. in Farragut Square. Follow the truck on Twitter for updates. Curbside Cupcakes, curbsidecucpcakes.com. (Josh Solomon)
OH AND ALSO
Prepare to chuckle at the Kennedy Center, when comedians Josh Blue and Shannon DeVido perform at the Millennium Stage as part of the center’s celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 5:45 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
In conjunction with its “American Moments” photography exhibition, the Phillips Collection presents a staged reading of Donald Margulies‘ play Time Stands Still, about a war photographer’s return to everyday life after a serious injury. 6:30 p.m. at 1600 21st St. NW. $8–$20.
Ambient rock band Body Thief headlines an evening of emerging music at DC9, featuring performances by Deal Casino, Dreamcatcher, and Sunbathers. 7:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.
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