MUSIC: The Bad Plus @ The Egg, Albany. The jazz trio – bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson and drummer David King – bring their personal brand of avant-garde populism that has put them at the forefront of the new instrumental music movement for the past 17 years. 7:30pm. $34.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/DANCE: The Flurry @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. The 30th annual three-day, mid-February fest concludes today in 16 locations around town with Big Fez & the Surfmatics, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Quickstep, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew, Vanaver Caravan, Genticorum, Garland Nelson and lots more… 9am. GO HERE for more info…
MAGIC: “Cons, Cheats & Scams: The Extraordinary Card Magic of Jason Ladanye” @ Bridge Street Theatre’s Speakeasy, Catskill. One of the world’s top card magicians dazzles audiences with close-up sleight of hand, demonstrating just how easy it can be to win in Vegas – if you’ve got the skills. Hosting for and performing with Mr. Ladanye will be Sean ‘The Prankster’ Magician of Windham. 2pm. $20; $10 students age 21 & under.
FILM/TALK: Christopher Lloyd Goes Back to the Future @ Proctors, Schenectady. Following a screening of “Back to the Future,” actor Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) reveals behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the film, as well as his life and career. 3pm. $20-$105.