MUSIC: Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The queen of blue-eyed rock n’ soul grew up loving the sweetness of a Memphis horn line and the raunch of an electric guitar riff. She teased her blonde hair into a beehive in honor of Ronnie Spector, landed a gig as the singer with the “Saturday Night Live” Band and never looked back. She’ll be joined by her bandmates – guitarist Cliff Goodwin, bassist Michael Colbath and drummer Larry Donahue. 8pm. $27.
MUSIC/THEATER: Tommy Sands’ “Ballad of a Songman” @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady. Northern Ireland’s acclaimed singer, songwriter, award-winning radio host and social activist brings his new show – directed by Martin Lynch – to the Electric City the night before it premieres at the Donaghy Theatre in NYC, weaving together a tapestry of song, music, poetry, prose, pictures and philosophy, with plenty of Irish humor laced throughout. 7:30pm. $28 & $35.
MUSIC: Daddy Long Legs @ the Half Moon, Hudson. Led by harp-blowing, blues-bellowing front man Brian Hurd, the NYC blues-punk trio and Norton Records recording artists roar into Hudson. With the Schoemer Formation. 9pm doors. $5.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. Lots of visual art exhibits, music, food, fun, people-watching and the debut of TroyBot – in person. 5-9pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Pippin” @ Proctors, Schenectady. With a sparkling score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (“Godspell,” “Wicked”), the classic musical tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? This captivating new production is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and stars Adrienne Barbeau, Sam Lips, John Rubinstein,
Sasha Allen and others. 8pm. $20-$80. Through Sunday. GO HERE to read review…
MUSIC: The Holly & Evan Band @ the On Tap Patio at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Latham. It’s another blues blast! 5:30pm.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival @ the Lake George Forum and various other locations, Lake George. It’s the 10th annual fest for the King at Vacantionland, USA… GO HERE for more info and complete schedule…