MUSIC: Apocalyptica @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Finnish cello-based prog-minded heavy-metalheads invade Clifton Park in support of their new album Shadowmaker. What’s not to like? With special guests Within the Fire and Into Shadow. 8pm. $23.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The African Children’s Choir @ Seventh Day Baptist Church, Berlin. Heart-melting smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances to benefit African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs for the children of Africa. 7pm. Donations encouraged.
MUSIC: 24-Hour Drone @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. A marathon event in electronic, psychedelic, classical, non-western, instrumental and experimental drone music for a full 24 hours of low-frequency fun, set in-the-round in Basilica’s Main Hall. Featuring Greg Fox, SUUNS, Pruient, Bobby Previte, Patrick Higgins, Brian Dewan, Slow Collins and many other musicians, as well as films. Ongoing til 3pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany. It’s the third and final day of the 2015 fest, featuring the Big Takeover, Jimkata, Steve Candlen, Erin Harkes and the Sea the Sea, as well as the inaugural MOVE Music Video Awards. GO HERE for a complete schedule…
MUSIC: Mozart Orchestra of New York @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The newly formed, 45-piece touring orchestra is comprised of some of New York City’s leading musicians. Founder Gerard Scharz conducts the all-Mozart program. 3pm. $40 & $50.
WORKSHOP: “Surviving as a Musician in the 21st Century” @ Rocky’s Music Studio, North Greenbush. Shawn Pelton – drummer for the “Saturday Night Live” Band – offers an in-store drum clinic, as he discusses and demonstrates what it takes to stay at the top of his field as one of the busiest session musicians working in the highly competitive world of today’s rapidly changing music industry. 3pm. $25.
FILM/TALK: “A League of Their Own” @ Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. The hit 1992 movie starring Rosie O’Donnell, Madonna, Geena Davis and Tom Hanks will be followed at 2pm by a talk by Sue Macy, author of “A Whole New Ballgame: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.” 12noon. FREE with museum admission.