MUSIC: Americana Tuesdays @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. It’s like Nippertown’s own little Grand Ole Opry. Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen host the next installment of their Americana Tuesdays concert series with special guests the Blackwell Sinners. 8pm. $5.
THEATER: “The Lion King” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night for the month-long run! One of the Top 10 all-time longest running Broadway musicals, the Disney stage spectacular directed by Julie Taymor makes its long-awaited Proctors debut. 8pm. $20-$160. Through Sunday, March 20.