MUSIC: Free Energy @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With their latest album, “Stuck on Nothing,” the neo-’70s Philadelphia quintet was named one of the best new bands by Rolling Stone. With Hollerado and Nippertown’s own Love for the Masses. 8pm. $8 in advance; $10 at the door.
FILM: “A Streetcar Named Desire” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. “STEELLLLLAAA!” Tennessee Williams’ play. Elia Kazan’s direction. Starring Marlon Brando, Vivian Leigh, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden. Perfect. 7pm. $5; children $3.
THEATER: “White Christmas” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The classic Bing Crosby holiday film is transformed into a heartwarming stage musical. With music by Irving Berlin, of course. 8pm. $20, $35, $45, $50, $60, $70. (Through Sunday, November 28)
MUSIC: Rhodes and Anastasia Clark @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. 8pm. FREE.