MUSIC: Americana Tuesday @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Host band Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen welcome singer-songwriter Danny Whitecotton (who previews selections from his about-to-be-released album, “Go On and Rain”) and the Black Fox River Project. 8pm. $5.
CIRCUS: “Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour” @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Cirque du Soleil celebrates the music of the self-proclaimed King of Pop. 8pm. $53, $83, $128 & $178; VIP ticket packages $253.