MUSIC: The Constellations @ Jillian’s, Albany. Straight out of Atlanta’s after-hours rock scene, magnetic frontman and vocalist Elijah Jones leads his three-ring circus of a band in support of their major label debut, “Southern Gothic.” With Alta Mira and Northern Water Snake. 8pm. $8.
COMEDY/MUSIC: Monday Night Madness @ Villa Valenti Pub, Troy. Ralph Renna hosts a Capital Underground Live evening of stand-up comedy by Jeff Crawford and acoustic music from Tom McWatters. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Dan Bern & Common Rotation @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. A singer-songwriter with dedication to social change, a wry sense of humor and a go-for-the-throat attitude, Bern will be joined by his band, Common Rotation. With Falu. 8pm. $15.