MUSIC: Alice Cooper @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, and tonight the Godfather of Shock Rock rolls into Nippertown with his No More Mr. Nice Guy tour in support of his new album, “Welcome 2 My Nightmare.” It’s like Halloween all over again. Goth rocker Livan opens the show. 8pm. $24.50, $34.50, $49.50, $54.50 & $59.50.
MUSIC: Chadwick Stokes & the Pintos @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. In support of his new albums, “Simmerkane II” and the limited edition benefit disc “Live at the Armory,” the State Radio frontman kicks off his tour right here in Nippertown. With Amy Helm of the Levon Helm Band and Ollabelle. 8pm. $15.
MUSIC: The Sam Whitehouse Studio Student Showcase @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Katie Baker, Gabrielle Barakat, Shalyn Barakat, Michele Derwin, Sara Donnellan, Ken Mossman, Travis Northrup, Ana Polito, Isabella Taylor, Jeff Taylor and Jamie Verrillo. 7pm. $8.