MUSIC: Cruudeuces @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. Thundering noisescapes. Century Plants team up with Burnt Hills drummer Phil Donnelly. Poet Bill Shute joins forces with Sandra Burgess and Parashi. 8pm. $5.
BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque @ Savannah’s, Albany. Emcee Guy Smiley helms the monthly evening of tassles and vaudeville with P.J. Gonzalez, Majik Mark, Honey Cummings, Becienz, Erick James and the Forbidden Oddities Sideshow. 8 & 10pm. $10.
MUSIC: Hillfolk @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Brenda Fisher (formerly of Begonia) and Nancy Crowther serve up some tasty folkabilly, along with a sampling of bluegrass and country & western tunes. 7pm. FREE.