MUSIC: Blue Machine @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Tommy Love is an Iron Man. Last night he played the Dino til all hours of the morning as he fronted Blue Hand Luke on New Year’s Eve. Tonight he’s back at the microphone at the helm of Blue Machine. Oobity skibbity bop! 10pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Berkshire Bach Ensemble @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Under the direction of Kenneth Cooper, the Berkshire Bach Ensemble, featured violinists Eugene Drucker, Ani Kavafian and Joseph Silverstein, as well as flutist Carol Wincenc perform the annual New Year’s Day tribute to the music of Bach. 4pm. $28, $38, $48, $55.
MUSIC: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys @ the Judge’s Inn, Troy. Swing dance party. 8:30pm. $10. UPDATE: The Judge’s Inn has closed its doors. This and all other future shows have been cancelled.
MUSIC: New Riders of the Purple Sage @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Who knows? A little “Panama Red” just might be the perfect New Year’s Day cure for your New Year’s Eve hangover. With Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, just from their “Melodies of Christmas” performances at Proctors, opening the show. 7:30pm. $30.