Anyone can play the guitar, but it’s a rare talent that can sound great on made-up instruments. Buke and Gass do just that with the baritone/ukulele and a guitar/bass hybrids they built. Hear them at the Rock & Roll Hotel at 8:30. Buy tickets ($10) here.
Emma Donoghue’s novel Room tells the story of five-year-old Jack whose life is entirely confined in the titular 11-by-11-foot space. She’s speaking and signing copies of the book at Politics and Prose at 7. Free.