MUSIC: Elizabeth Cook @ The Linda, Albany. The alt-country singer-songwriter and her band racked up rave reviews for their show at The Linda last November, and her latest album, “Welder,” has been earning her even more acclaim. 8pm. $17. NOTE: There’s still time to win a pair of FREE TIX to this show. Just go here…
OPERA ON FILM: “Madama Butterfly” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. An encore screening of Puccini’s classic from the Metropolitan Opera starring Marcello Giordani as Lieutenant Pinkerton and Patricia Racette in the title role. 6:30pm. $15; students $12.50. Also at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown at 6:30pm. $17.
READINGS: “Journeys to Strange Places” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Eugene K. Garber reads from his new novel “O Amazonas Escuro,” and Wesley Brown reads a new short story “Women From Mars.” 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Summer of Doug @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. 8pm. FREE.