Summer camp relationships have an uncanny way of extending beyond camp boundaries. Some people make lifelong friendships, others marry—and some form jam bands. That’s the case with the McLovins, a Hartford, Conn., four-piece that started making music in 2009 after meeting at various local music camps. Since all four members have different tastes in music, their compositions vary from simple folk-rock arrangements like “Samson” to more meandering jams like “Tokyo Tea”; live shows are dotted with extended covers of Phish tracks and roots anthems like the Band’s “Up on Cripple Creek.” Read more >>> The McLovins perform with the Beirds at 8 p.m. at Gypsy Sally’s, 3401 K St. NW. $10–$14. (202) 333-7700. gypsysallys.com. (Morgan Hines)
Chef Jonah Kim kicks off a nearly month-long pop-up for his forthcoming noodle bar and Korean-Japanese small plates restaurant, Yona, tonight. The dinners—Wednesdays through Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m.—will take place at G by Mike Isabella, who is a partner in Yona. The menu includes three varieties of ramen plus pork jowl steamed buns, Korean beef tartare, and chilled fresh tofu. Yona at G, 2201 14th St. NW. (202) 234-5015. gbymikeisabella.com/yona-pop-up-at-g. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
The Juliana Hatfield Three celebrates its reunion with a new album and a show at the Black Cat. Local folk rockers the NRIs open the show. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $20.
Old 97s frontman Rhett Miller plays a solo show at Vienna’s Jammin’ Java with North Texas music icon Salim Nourallah. 8 p.m. at 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20–$25.
Portuguese theater company Teatro Meridional presents Contos em Viagem—Cabo Verde, a one-woman show drawn from a variety of texts that explore emotion, at the Kennedy Center’s Family Theater. 7:30 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $30.
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