MUSIC: Ray Davies with Christina Courtin @ The Egg, Albany: From his early days as the bandleader of the Kinks to his excellent solo albums like “Working Man’s Cafe,” Davies has been on the short list of the best rock tunesmiths around. Just don’t expect him to bring along the whole choir that he features on his new album, “The Kinks Choral Collection.” 7:30pm. $34.50, $39.50, $49.50.
THEATER: “Nickel and Dimed” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy: Based on the book, “Nickel and Dimed, On (Not) Getting by in America” by Barbara Ehrenreich, Joan Holden’s play will be performed in conjunction with Capital Repertory Theatre. A panel discussion will follow. 7pm. $15.