Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
MUSIC: Pete Seeger & Peggy Seeger @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Two giants of American music play a benefit concert for the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. 8pm. $20, $35, $50, $100. UPDATE: This show is sold out.
MUSIC: Sarah Jarosz @ The Egg, Albany. A child prodigy on bluegrass mandolin, banjo and guitar, Jarosz has become the fastest rising star on the acoustic music scene. Transcending the boundaries between traditional bluegrass and contemporary folk, Jarosz and her trio showcase selections from her latest album, “Follow Me Down.” 7:30pm. $20; students $15.
MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. The soulful Troy singer-songwriter made his Anti- Records debut last year. He’s just recorded his sophomore album, “Signs,” slated for release later this year, and hometown fans will get a sneak preview of the songs in this intimate theater concert tonight. With the new all-star quartet Babe City opening the show. 8pm. $15.
FILM: “The Miners’ Hymns” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The entirely wordless film features an original score by Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson and rare archival footage selected and edited by American filmmaker Bill Morrison to tell the tale of an ill-fated mining community in Northeast England. 4pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: The Brothers Flynn @ O’Toole’s, Colonie. Lookin’ to get an early start on the celebration today? Doors opened at 6 this morning and the live music kicked in at 7am. So get goin’. Circle of Willis takes over at 1pm, followed by Rakish Paddy at 7pm.
MUSIC: The Shenanigans @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. The pre-parade live music starts cranking this morning at 11am; admission is free. The Canadian-Celtic family band Searson takes over the stage tonight. 9pm. $10.
FILM: “They Call it Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The story of Burma, told with stunning footage shot clandestinely over a 2-year period by filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman, provides an astonishing and intimate look inside at what has been one of the most isolated countries on the planet. 7:30pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: Kevin & Katie McKrell with Jeff Strange @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 10am; the music starts at 12noon. Followed by the Ballston Spa Marching Band (3pm), the McKrells (4pm) and Forthlin Road (9pm).
MUSIC: The Whippersnappers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. An eclectic traditional string band featuring Peter Davis on guitar, piano & clarinet; George Wilson on fiddle & banjo; and Frank Orsini on fiddle and mandolin. 8pm. $20.
MUSIC: The YellowJackets @ Proctors, Schenectady. Not the jazz fusion group of the same name, but rather the University of Rochester a cappella singing group who earned national exposure on “The Sing-Off.” 2:30pm. $20. UPDATE: This show is sold out.
MUSIC: What She Said @ Pinhead Susan’s, Schenectady. Taking advance of the early spring weather, Pinhead Susan’s is throwing a block party featuring What She Said (2pm), Greenstreet (6pm) and Headroom (10pm).
MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ Revolution Hall, Troy. The winners of the Best Rock Band category in last week’s Metroland Readers’ Poll celebrate the release of their new CD, “Liam Left the Lights On Again.” 8pm. $15. UPDATE: This show is sold out.
MUSIC: Pnal @ The Linda, Albany. The Albany rapper (aka Anquan Mclean Senior) hosts his third annual birthday bash offering an intense evening of hip-hop music and stories of street life from the South End. 8pm. $15.
MUSIC: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason @ Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theater, Stockbridge. Their roots music repertoire includes hard-driving Appalachian, Cajun and Celtic fiddle tunes, stirring Civil War classics, sassy songs from the golden age of swing and country, stunning waltzes and deeply moving original compositions. 8pm. $30.