MUSIC: Robert Francis @ The Linda, Albany. Just back from a European tour, the LA singer-songwriter launches his US tour with a free lunchtime matinee in support of his sophomore album, “Before Nightfall.” 12noon. Free.
MUSIC: The Slow Death @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Minneapolis punk foursome formerly known as Pretty Boy Thorson rolls into town, sharing the stage with Killerados, the Slaughterhouse Chorus, Midnight Saints, Slackjaw. 8pm.