Right below the band’s name on the online promotional poster for Band of Annuals’ five-week tour is the phrase “Over America.” Whether that’s simply a reference to the band’s tour schedule—which takes the Salt Lake City-based six piece from Spokane, Wash., to New York and back—or an indication that they’re just done with the U-S-of-A remains to be seen. But one thing’s for sure: Band of Annuals certainly isn’t over Americana. Tracks such as “Ain’t Looking Back” and “Don’t Let Me Die” on the band’s 2007 release, Let Me Live, show an undying fondness for the kind of folksy, wistful alt-country that defines the genre. Dubbed “best alt-country music to ever come out of Salt Lake City” by a hometown magazine, Band of Annuals provides the perfect soundtrack for some whiskey-drinkin’, porch-sittin’, and yearnin’ for the better days of yesteryear. Band of Annuals performs with Birdlips and J. Guden at 9:30 p.m. at the Red & the Black, 1212 H St. NE. $8. (202) 399-3201. —-Matthew Borlik