MUSIC: Irish Music All Day Long @ Just About Everywhere. Here are a few suggestions:
Frank Jaklitsch @ the Irish Mist, Troy (8am)
The Fighting 86’s @ McGeary’s, Albany (11:30am)
Jeff Strange, Adirondack Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band, Ballston Spa Marching Band, Nelson Rock & Forthlin Road @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs (12noon)
The Broken String Band, George Ward & the San Patricios, Lawson @ Jose Malone’s, Troy (12noon)
Emerald Dawn @ the Irish Times, Saratoga Springs (12noon)
Sean & Tom Quinn @ Schenectady Hibernian Hall, Schenectady (12noon)
Flynn 529 @ Bentley’s, Malta (12:30pm)
St. James Gate @ the Rusty Nail, Clifton Park (3pm)
Frank Jaklitsch @ McIntyre’s, Watervliet (3pm)
The Fighting 86’s @ the Irish Times, Saratoga Springs (6pm)
Flynn 529 @ Beff’s, Albany (6pm)
St. James Gate @ Bentley’s, Malta (6pm)
Triskele @ the Irish Mist, Troy (6:30pm)
Who’s Your Paddy @ Schenectady Hibernian Hall, Schenectady (7pm)
The Fiddle Group @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs (7pm)
Zoe Darrow & the Fiddleheads @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, Mass. (7pm)
Hair of the Dog @ Revolution Hall, Troy (8pm)
MUSIC: MidWeekMusic @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown, Mass. Students and faculty of the Williams Music Department play a recital that includes works by Handel, Bach, Schubert and a Ross Edwards composition for solo marimba. 12:15pm. Free.
FILM/DISCUSSION: “Tales From the Script” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One screening only of director Peter Hanson’s feature-length documentary about the art and business of screenwriting. A Q&A with Hanson will follow the screening. Read more here. 6:30pm.
TALK: Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbitt @ UAlbany Art Museum, Albany. A talk by the husband and wife co-publishers of Art on Paper magazine. They are also co-directors of the Harlem not-for-profit contemporary art space Triple Candie. 7pm. Free.