Happy 80th birthday, George Jones!
MUSIC: Barn Owl @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. Owl meets Dog as the Thrill jockey recording artists land in Hudson in support of their latest slab of psychedelic doom-folk, “Lost in the Glare.” With Silent Isle, Holy Six and DJ Lunar Moss. 8pm. $7.
READING: Terry Brooks @ Flights of Fantasy, Colonie. The sci fi/fantasy novelist reads from “The Measure of the Magic,” the latest book in his acclaimed “Shannara” series. 7pm.
MUSIC: Jon & Dylan @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. With Registered Funk Offenders. 8pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Ukulele Night @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Ron Gordon is back to lead the monthly uke session. 7pm. FREE.
TALK: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill @ Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ Church Street Center, North Adams. The social critic and one of the leading hip-hop generation’s intellectuals will offer a talk titled “Looking to the Future, Building Community.” 7pm. FREE.