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The members of D.C. band Elena & Los Fulanos met in the Columbia Heights and Mt. Pleasant neighborhoods. They've been making music ever since.
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The members of D.C. band Elena & Los Fulanos met in the Columbia Heights and Mt. Pleasant neighborhoods. They've been making music ever since.

July 31: Smash Mouth with The Raised By Wolves

If you’re feeling nostalgic for the late 1990s, the rock band Smash Mouth is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The group performs tonight at The State Theater in Falls Church at 8 p.m. You'll hear some of the band's past hits, including “All Star,” “Then the Morning Comes,” their popular cover of “I’m a Believer,” and more. Local indie rock duo The Raised by Wolves will open the show.

July 31: Elena & Los Fulanos

D.C.-based folk-rock group Elena & Los Fulanos marks the release of its first full album, “Miel Venenosa," with a performance tonight at Tropicalia. Sung in both Spanish and English, the 13–track album highlights the band's bilingual and multicultural identity with nods to the lead singer's blended American and Nicaraguan heritage. The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Music: “All Star [Instrumental]” by Hit Crew

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