DANCE: Vanaver Caravan @ Jacob’s Pillow, Beckett. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Vanaver Caravan brings traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world to the Doris Duke Theatre with the family-friendly “Earthbeat!” Through Sunday, August 29. 8:15pm. $36.
MUSIC: My Morning Jacket @ Mountain Park, Holyoke. After touring with Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore as Appalachian Voices this summer, Yim Yames – excuse me, I mean Jim James – is back with My Morning Jacket. With Grace Potter & the Nocturnals opening the show. 7pm. $36.
MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Up and coming acoustic blues duo heads into the fabled coffeehouse as part of the Emerging Artist Concert Series. 7pm. $5. (Related story: Holly & Evan interview)
Blue Hand Luke, Whoa Nelly! @ Rockin’ on the River, Hedley District, Troy at 5pm
Stone Revival Band featuring Vinnie Amico @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs at 10pm
The Lustre Kings @ Shepard Park, Lake George at 7:30pm
Lucky Ticket @ the Town Hall Courtyard, Halfmoon at 6pm
Too Human @ Troy Public Library, Troy at 6:30pm
The Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra @ Freedom Park, Scotia at 7pm
Smile @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield at 6pm