ARTS WALK: MoHu Friday Art Night Out @ various locations. Yes, this is the mother of all Nippertown arts walks with Albany’s First Friday, Troy Night Out and Art Night Schenectady all piled up on the same evening. 5-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Kenny Barron Trio @ the First Unitarian Society’s Whisperdome, Schenectady. One of the great treasures of piano jazz comes to Schenectady for a concert at A Place for Jazz. 8pm. $15; students $7; children under 12 free.
ARTS FUNDRAISER: Exposed @ the Washington Park Lake House, Albany. An art exhibition and cocktail party to showcase the upcoming transformation of St. Joseph’s Academy into the Albany Barn, a vibrant 40,000+ square foot creative arts incubator and neighborhood art space. 7pm. $40.
MUSIC: Bread and Bones @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The award-winning Vermont-based acoustic roots trio celebrates the release of their new CD, “Could Have Been a Dream.” With the Sally Spring Duo. 8pm. $10.
THEATER: “Rock of Ages” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Flashback to the ’80s with the jukebox musical told through the hit songs of Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake and many more. Dream big. Play loud. Party on. 8pm. $20, $45, $50, $60 & $75. Through October 16.
MUSIC: Yngwie Malmsteen @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. A guitar hero’s guitar hero, Ygnwie simply defines the word “shred.” 8pm. $22.
MUSIC: Around the World & Back @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Alta Mira, the Lights Out, Severe Severe. 8pm.
MUSIC: The Berkshire Symphony @ Williams College’ ’62 Center of Theatre and Dance, Williamstown. Conducted by Ronald Feldman, the 70-piece orchestra performs works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Igor Stravinsky and Joseph Haydn. 8pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Hair” @ the SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Homemade Theater flashes back to the Age of Aquarius for the peace, love and draft card-burning rock musical. 8pm. $27, $29. Through Sunday, October 30.
MUSIC: The Omega Trio @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The newly formed chamber ensemble featuring composer-pianist Matthew Quayle, cellist Jameson Platte and Skidmore’s own artist-in-residence violinist Michael Emery explores a traditional and adventurous repertoire. 8pm. FREE.