MUSIC: The Catbirds @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Chandler Travis is back yet once again to say farewell to 2011 with his rock band featuring Rikki Bates, Steve Wood and Dinty Child. With the Mysteios. 8:30pm. $6.
FILM: “And Everything Is Going Fine” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Steven Soderbergh’s documentary examining the life and art of master monologist Spalding Gray. 5:30pm. $7; students $5. Also 5:30pm on Friday.
MUSIC: Brothers Past @ Jillian’s, Albany. Philly jam-band kingpins head into town in support of their third album, “This Feeling’s Called Goodbye.” With Jeff Bujak. 9pm. $15.
MUSIC: Big Al Anderson & the Spampinato Brothers @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Three NRBQ veterans together again… 7pm. $40. Also at 7pm on Thursday.
MUSIC: David Grover & Grover’s Gang @ the Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Grover’s children’s holiday concert with the Berkshire Theatre Group Children’s Chorus. 11am. $15; children $7.