MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Just back from a week-long stint in Nashville for the International Bluegrass Music Association festivities, Jim and the boys will certainly have a batch of good stories to tell… 7:15pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Filligar @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The Chicago-based rockers – featuring three Mathias brothers and keyboardist Casey Gibson – rolls into Woodstock in support of their latest release, The Nerve. With Tall Weeds. 8pm. FREE.
READING: Yannick Murphy @ the Bard College Bertelsmann Campus Center’s Weis Cinema, Anannandale-On-Hudson. The author of “Here They Come,” “Signed, Mata Hari” and other books will read from her most recent novel, “The Call.” 2:30pm. FREE.
LECTURE: Daniel Albright @ the Bard College Bertelsmann Campus Center’s Weis Cinema, Anannandale-On-Hudson. The Harvard University professor of literature will deliver the talk, “The Purposes of Literature: Remembering, Forgetting, Pounding into Shape.” 4:30pm. FREE.