MUSIC: Guns N’ Roses @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Axl Rose leads his current incarnation of the band into the TU Center nine years – almost to the day – after his last appearance there. Sebastian Bach is scheduled to open the show. 7:30pm. $55. UPDATE: The concert has been cancelled. Anyone surprised? Anyone care?
MUSIC: MaryLeigh & the Fauves @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Vocalist-guitarist MaryLeigh Roohan leads her band in celebration of the release of their debut CD, “The Docks.” With Headband Jack. 9pm. $5.
MUSIC: Emerald City @ Revolution Hall, Troy. The reunion tour continues… With Sly Fox & the Hustlers. 8:30pm. $10.
MUSIC: These Are the Hits @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Albie, Brodeur & Buckley – the self-described “utterly unrehearsed classic rock cover band” – serve up flashback sounds on the holiday eve. 9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Ready Set @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Jordan Witzigreuter and his backing band pop into NL in support of their new EP, “Feel Good Now.” With the Summer Set, Downtown Fiction and Plug In Stereo. 7:30pm. $17.
MUSIC: Paddy Kilrain @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. With Chris Kovel and Benjamin McGrath. 8pm. $10 donation.