Happy birthday, Cheese, wherever you are…
MUSIC: Americana Tuesday @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Host band Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen welcomes special guests Paleface and Kelley McRae. 8pm. $5.
BENEFIT/MUSIC: Wilco @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. 8pm. A handful of tix may still be available. Call 413.662.2111 to inquire.
BENEFIT/MUSIC: Celebration of Life: Pat Tiernan @ Stout, Albany. An open mic/jam session benefit for the family of local musician Pat Tiernan, who passed away unexpectedly last week. 8pm.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs. It’s a headbanger’s heaven – Slayer, Motorhead, Slipknot, Anthrax and lots more. More than a dozen bands. Three stages. One big day. Gates open at 1pm; music starts at 1:30pm. Go here for complete schedule of band times…
MUSIC: Parachute @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Co-headlining with the Cab. With Katelyn Tarver. 7:30pm. $15.
MUSIC: The Electric City Horns @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Ying String Quartet @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Performing Mozart’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, K.428; Musical Dim Sum (featuring Zhou Long’s “Song of the Ch’in,” Vivian Fung’s “Pizzicato for String Quartet,” and Lei Liang’s “Gobi Gloria”); and Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor. 8pm. $25; students $20.
MUSIC: The Back 40 Band @ Brunswick Family Community Center, Brunswick. 6:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Guy Mendilow Ensemble @ NBT Bank lawn, Canajoharie. The Music on Mainstreet concert series continues… 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: All Them Chops @ Orsini Park, Altamont. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Static @ VFW Hall, Great Barrington. The Sounds of Summer concert series continues… 6pm. FREE.