MUSIC: Mary Fahl @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The former lead singer with the chamber-pop group October Project brings her heavenly voice and keen artistic sensibilities back to the Spa City. Read our interview here. With Gregory Douglass. 8pm. $20.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bennington Irish Music Festival @ Colgate Park, Bennington. It’s Day One of the two-day fest featuring John Kirk & Trish Miller, the McKrells, the Gibson Brothers, the Makem & Spain Brothers, Hair of the Dog and the reunion of Donnybrook Fair. More info and complete schedule here. 11am-8pm. $20; children 12 and under free.
MUSIC: The Left Banke @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. “Walk Away Renee.” “Pretty Ballerina.” “She May Call You Up Tonight.” Led by founding members Tom Finn (guitar, vocals) and George Cameron (drums, vocals), the quintessential ’60s baroque popsters return to the stage in an 11-member line-up… including strings. With Pete Santora. 9pm. $25.
THEATER: “Period of Adjustment” @ Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Mainstage, Stockbridge. It’s opening night for Tennessee Williams’ “serious comedy” directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and director David Auburn. 8pm. $19.28, $42, $49. Through Saturday, September 3.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/POETRY: Word X Word Festival Finale @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Featuring Mia Dyson, Buddy Wakefield and Kingsley Flood. 8pm. $15, $20, $30.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bella Terra Festival @ Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown. The final day of the fest featuring Buckethead, Wes ‘n Worrell, BoomBox, Hot Buttered Rum and more. 9:30am. $60.