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On her debut solo album, Some Heavy Ocean, Los Angeles-based Emma Ruth Rundle puts away her past life as a guitarist for post-­rock band Red Sparowes while creating a sound that’s also different from her current band, Marriages. Noticeably gone are the hyperthematic instrumentals of her two previous projects; in their place are lightly layered but powerful vocals that sound equally dramatic. It seems that band life might have hindered Rundle’s creativity. Read more >>> Emma Ruth Rundle performs with Stephen Brodsky at 9 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $10. (202) 483-5000. dcnine.com(Matt Ramos)


Ice Cream Jubilee is now open on the Capitol Riverfront serving flavors like blueberry pie, mango habanero, and Dark & Stormy. The shop from former Department of Homeland Security lawyer Victoria Lai is located in the same building as Osteria Morini and Agua 301. A dozen or so flavors are available in cups and cones along with drip and iced coffee from local roaster Zeke’s Coffee. Stay tuned for sundaes and other baked and frozen treats soon. Ice Cream Jubilee, 301 Water St. SE. icecreamjubilee.com(Jessica Sidman)


Ethiopian soul musician Gabriel Teodros performs along with Colored Girls Hustle, featuring Taja Lindley and Jessica Valoris, at Adams Morgan’s Bossa Bistro. 10 p.m. at 2463 18th St. NW. $5.

Johnson City, Tenn., bluegrass quartet the Barefoot Movement plays an outdoor show on Strathmore’s lawn. 7 p.m. at 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free.

Relive the early ’90s and head to the Birchmere where Matthew Sweet (of “Girlfriend” fame) takes the stage with Tommy Keene. 7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $25.

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