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The members of Anamanaguchi describe themselves as either a boy band of hackers or Ninja Turtles, depending on who you ask. Their music, inspired by Super Nintendo games and many rounds of laser tag at the local arcade, combines ‘90s-kid nostalgia with danceable melodies. Composed of cheery chiptuned tones and feverish BPMs, the band’s jams could double as the soundtrack to the raddest real-life bonus level. If you’ve been hoarding your gold coins, now might be the time to trade them in for tickets to this show. Read more >>> Anamanaguchi performs with Maxo at 7 p.m. at U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. $15. (202) 588-1889. ustreetmusichall.com. (Tim Regan)
Busboys and Poets is now open in the Brookland/Edgewood area. The fifth outpost of the restaurant features an expanded vegan menu that includes meatless takes on cobb salads, egg wraps, and pepperoni and sausage pizzas. The location is also the first to partner with Politics & Prose on its bookstore. Read more on on Young & Hungry. Busboys and Poets, 625 Monroe St. NE. (202) 636-7230. busboysandpoets.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
British post-punk band the Psychedelic Furs takes advantage of rampant ’80s nostalgia and performs at the Birchmere’s Flex Stage.7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $39.50.
Jungle Funk, the R&B act featuring vocalist Vinx and former Living Colour members Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish, brings its DJ-influenced grooves to the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
Scottish rock act the Vaselines take the stage at Rock & Roll Hotel with female pop trio Amanda X. 8 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $20.
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