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A year after the release of Kaputt, Destroyer‘s Dan Bejar was feeling, well, kaput. “Once you break with rock music, the kind of music I listened to for so long, it’s hard to find your feet again,” Bejar told Washington City Paper in 2012. Wherever the Vancouver songwriter lands, at least he’s finding rewards in the ether. Five Spanish Songs, Destroyer’s latest, is limited to Spanish-language covers of the Seville band Sr. Chinarro, but it doesn’t feel like a stopgap release. Read more >>> Destroyer performs with Pink Mountaintops at 8 p.m. at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $22. (202) 408-3100. sixthandi.org. (Jonathan L. Fischer)
If you’ve got the day off for Veterans Day, here’s a good deal: El Centro D.F. on 14th Street NW is offering a bottomless brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with unlimited small plates and as many brunch cocktails as you can drink. There are also some discounts for veterans and those with a military ID: Bayou Bakery is giving 15 percent off and open for all-day breakfast, and Tryst and District 2 Bar and Grille are offering 20 percent off the bill. Show your military ID at BLT Steak and get half off for groups of two and 25 percent off for parties of three or more. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Acclaimed actress Kathleen Chalfant reads Shakespeare for my Father, Lynn Redgrave’s solo piece connecting Shakespeare stories and family memories, at the Folger Theatre. 7:30 p.m. at 201 E. Capitol St. SE. $25.
British songwriter Kate Nash plays the 9:30 Club with La Sera and Skating Polly. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $20.
Yo Gotti headlines a night of hip-hop at the Howard Theatre, featuring YG, Ca$h Out, Shy Glizzy, and Zed Zilla. 8 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $27.
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