Some bands opt to simply sprinkle their tunes with keys, while others go all-in—and Brooklyn trio Au Revoir Simone sticks to the latter. Formed in 2003, the infectious dream-pop act (longtime friends Erika Forster, Annie Hart, and Heather D’Angel) is 100 percent keyboards, with each member boasting her own vintage setup. But while the outfit’s airy electro-pop is driven by shimmering synths, it’s also supported by gorgeous, layered harmonies and simple drum machine beats. Read more >>> Au Revoir Simone performs with Little Daylight and the Lower 48 at 8 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $14. (202) 388-7625. rockandrollhoteldc.com. (Carey Hodges)
Dolcezza turns 10 today, and the first 100 customers who turn up at each of the gelateria’s six locations will get free a mini-cone with a mix of Swiss chocolate and dulce de leche gelato with chocolate pieces stirred in. If your birthday is in July, show your ID throughout the month to get a free small gelato of your choice. The deals apply to Dolcezza’s just-opened Logan Circle locale, which you can read more about on Young & Hungry. Dolcezza, multiple locations. dolcezzagelato.com. (Julia Tanaka)
OH AND ALSO
The Folger Shakespeare Library opens its latest exhibition, Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare’s England, featuring coats of arms, manuscripts, and family trees. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 201 East Capitol St. SE. Free.
Indie hip-hop artist Sage Francis performs at U Street Music Hall with B. Dolan and Prolyphic. 7 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. $15.
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