New York’s largest craft brewer, Brooklyn Brewery, is featuring its beers with artisanal cheeses from International Gourmet at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café. Brooklyn Brewery beer selections for the D.C. Beer Week event include Black Ops, Local 1, and Brooklyner-Schneider “Hopfen-weisse.” $5 to $7 per beer-and-cheese pairing. 6 to 9.
Khaira Arby, a Malian vocalist, is singing with her band at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Arby swings between traditional African music and rock, using electric guitars and calabash. Free. 6 PM.
Wolf Trap’s Filene Center presents the Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. Who knew heavy metal and flamenco would play so well together, particularly in homage to Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, and Led Zeppelin? Click here to purchase tickets ($25 to $75). 8 PM.