FESTIVAL: First Night Saratoga @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Holly & Evan, the Tartan Terrors, Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, the Lee Shaw Trio, Good for Her, Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, the Wheelbarrow Boys, Red Haired Strangers and lots more. 6pm. $15 for admission to all events.
MUSIC: Glen David Andrews @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The New Orleans gospel-meets-R&B trombonist-vocalist-bandleader welcomes 2013 with a rave-up performance. 9pm. $48.
MUSIC: The Connor Kennedy Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With Amy Helm, Simi Stone, Lindsey Webster, Patrick Carlin and other special guests. 10pm. DJ dance party at 1am. $25 (includes a Champagne toast at 12midnight).