MUSIC: Sparks the Rescue @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Led by vocalist Alex Roy, the Maine-based alt-pop rockers share the stage with You, Me and Everyone We Know, Amely and Boyish Good Looks. 7:30pm. $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
MUSIC: Capital Underground Live @ Savannah’s, Albany. Tom McWatters & the Philo Bedoe Band (in support of their recently released CD, “A Beast Among the Civilized”), Chase and Davey Graham (of the Blisterz). 8pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Throwdown Bouquet @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Led by Greenwich singer-songwriter Josh Chambers, the popular mid-’90s college band reunites for an evening of old favorites and some exciting new material, as well. 7pm. $5.