THEATER: “Frame Upon Frame, Chapter One: God’s Woods” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A new theater-music-media performance constructed by Claudia Bruce (singer, performer), Gerald von Stoddard (musician, songwriter) and John Musall (musician, singer) with text and media by Linda Mussmann, including 8mm movies, video clips, overhead projections and live-video feed manipulated on stage. 7:45pm. $10. Through Saturday.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The Basilica Music Festival @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. “Metal Machine Music: Solo Noise Artists and Their Machines” featuring Liturgy, Mick Barr, C. Lavender, Brian Dewan and a special all-star performance by Kris Perry’s Machines. With Rainbow in the Dark DJs with DJ Robin Corolan. Doors at 7pm. $15. More info here…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Hudson Music Festival @ various locations, Hudson. It’s Day One of the three-day fest that takes place all throughout the city of Hudson. Tonight’s performers include Young Paris, the Compact, Head Womb, Jamie Kent & the Options, Amerikan Citizens, Peter Sando, Shandy, more. 5pm. Mostly FREE. More info here…
MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the orchestra and violinist Arabella Steinbacher in a program that includes Higdon’s Concerto for Orchestra, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2. 8pm. NOTE: Tonight only you can purchase amphitheater tix for lawn tix prices – $22; children 12 and under FREE.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: moe.down @ Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Turin. After two years in Mohawk, moe.down returns to Turin. It’s Day One of the three-day fest. Today’s bands include Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, the kyle Hollingsworth Band, Infantree, the Everyone Orchestra and, of course, moe. Music starts at 4pm.
CIRCUS: Zoppe Italian Circus @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s a world of acrobatics, equestrian showmanship, jugglers, canine capers, clowns and an abundance of audience participation under the big top. No seat is more than 25 feet from the action. 1 & 7pm. $25 & $35; kids 17 and under $15 & $25. Through Sunday.
FILM: Friday Outdoor Movies @ the pocket park at 328 Warren Street, Hudson. “Independence Day” (1996), sponsored by Time + Space Limited. Bring a chair, a friend and some popcorn. 8pm. FREE.
FILM: “You’ve Been Trumped” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Director Anthony Baxter captures all of the drama and controversy as celebrity tycoon Donald Trump attempts to steamroll Scottish wilderness for the sake of golf courses. With a soundtrack by Sigur Ros’ Jonsi. Film producer Richard Phinney offers a Q&A session following the 7:30pm screening. 5:30 & 7:30pm. $5. Also at 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30pm on Saturday.
MUSIC: Radio Junkies @ JP Bruno’s, Glens Falls. 5:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Total Soul @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm. FREE.