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Few artists in any medium have attempted to make the suburbs of Baltimore seem bright and dreamy, but Tom McBride convincingly pulls it off. The Boston-bred, Maryland-based singer has crafted a nostalgia-tinged collection of Americana tunes on his latest release, Morning in Glen Burnie. His string-heavy country tracks sound like they might be a better fit for a West Texas honky-tonk than the Black Cat, but McBride performs at the 14th Street NW rock club tonight to support a good cause: He’s headlining “Night Sessions,” a benefit for N Street Village, a D.C. nonprofit that supports homeless and low-income women. Read more >>> Tom McBride performs with the 19th Street Band, Ryan Mosel, and Josh Odmark at 8 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $35–$40. (202) 667-4490. (Jordan-Marie Smith)

EAT THIS

Mason Dixie Biscuit Company officially opens in Park View “pop-uppery” EatsPlace today. Open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., the biscuit maker will serve sandwiches (fried chicken; adobo lamb, jalapeño, and egg) plus platters with various types of gravy. Biscuits in flavors like cheddar Chesapeake and sweet potato can also be paired with jams, jellies, and butters (including pork rind and maple varieties). Qualia supplies the coffee. Stop by EatsPlace after 5 p.m. and you’ll be treated to a Southern-inspired dinner menu from DC Born & Raised. Read more and check out sample menus on Young & HungryEatsPlace, 3607 Georgia Ave. NW. (202) 656-7506. eatsplace.com(Jessica Sidman)

OH AND ALSO

Constellation Theatre Company begins performances of Absolutely! {perhaps}, a comedy about sex and gossip by Luigi Pirandello, at Source. 8:30 p.m. at 1835 14th St. NW. Pay what you can.

Comedy duo Tim and Eric are joined by Dr. Steve Brule (also known as actor John C. Reilly) for two shows at the Lincoln Theatre. The first one has sold out but tickets are still available for the late show. 10:30 p.m. at 1215 U St. NW. $39.50.

Northern Virginia alt-rock act Dr. Robinson’s Fiasco takes the stage at DC9 with other local bands the Butterface Effect and Social Station. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.

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