THEATER: “It Goes Without Saying” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Bill Bowers in an award-winning autobiographical one-man show, takes audiences on a scenic tour of his life thus far; from his childhood in the wilds of Montana, to outrageous jobs as a performer across the country, to the whirlwind of Broadway and studying with the legendary Marcel Marceau. 8pm. $25.
MUSIC: The Abrams Brothers @ MASS MoCA’s Club B-10, North Adams. They’re a talented roots-Americana trio. They’ve young – still in their teens. And, yes, they’re really brothers. Well at least guitarist John and fiddler James are brothers. Bassist Elijah is their cousin. 8pm. $12 in advance; $16 at the door; students $10.
ART RECEPTION “Thunder Bunny Buddha Shrine” @ BCB ART, Hudson. Recent work by Musho Rodney Alan Greenblat combines the artist’s colorful vision of Buddhist imagery and his Japanese mass-market character and product designs. 6-8pm. FREE. (Exhibit continues through December 19)
MUSIC: Chuck Prophet @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. The Americana superhero has written songs with everyone from Dan Penn to Alejandro Escovedo. He’s recorded with everyone from Warren Zevon to Kelly Willis. He’s shared the stage everyone from Jim Dickinson to Aimee Mann. And tonight he rocks Hudson with his band. 9pm. $15.
MUSIC: Roy Book Binder @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. More fabulous fingerpicking and vintage blues, country and bluegrass from the Ambassador of the Acoustic Blues. 8pm. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.
MUSIC: Red Baraat @ Proctors, Schenectady. Drummer Sunny Jain leads the exuberant, world-beat-funky brass band as they kick off the new Party Horns NYC concerts series at Proctors’ GE Theatre. 7:30pm. $15 general admission.
MUSIC: Deluka @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. In support of their debut album, “You Are the Night,” electro-dance rockers Deluka headline WEQX-FM’s 26th anniversary bash. Local faves Phillips Head, Lunic, the Velmas, Ten Year Vamp and Travis Gray round out the bill. 7pm. Admission at the door is a suggested donation of $5, which will go directly to the Regional Foodbank of Northeastern New York and the Vermont Foodbank.
MUSIC: Eilen Jewell @ The Linda, Albany. In support of her new album, “Butcher Holler” (a tribute to country great Loretta Lynn), Jewell and her band throw down the twang at The Linda. As The Washington Post declared, “If Neko Case, Madeleine Peyroux and Billie Holiday had a baby girl who grew up to front a rockabilly band, she’d probably sound a lot like Eilen Jewell.” 8pm. $17.
MUSIC: The Fleshtones @ Daisy Baker’s, Troy. The great veteran garage rockers return to the Collar City, invading Daisy Baker’s for the first time after countless rock ‘n’ roll parties at the late great Positively 4th Street. With Mime Choir and Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers. 9:30pm. $10.
MUSIC: The Laura Pepitone Show @ the Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson. The underground Casio keyboard rocker unleashes her self-described “punk-lo-fi-pop” approach. In Chronogram, Peter Aaron declared, “Weird isn’t the word for this spectacle; the namesake artist and her infinite energy are almost too much – dizzying, inspiring, funny and extremely entertaining, in one surreal serving.” With Jeremy Kelly. 8pm. $5.
MUSIC: Dryer @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Theeeey’re baaaaack. Yes, reunion fever is in the air again, and the veteran indie rock trio is back in the spotlight. With Hank & Cupcakes and Scientific Maps. 10pm.