MUSIC: The Farm @ Proctors, Schenectady. The country music trio of Nick Hoffman, Damien Horne and Krista Marie ambles into the spotlight in support of their debut album, The Farm, Inc. 7:30pm. $17.50.
COMEDY: David Sedaris @ The Egg, Albany. The NPR humorist and bestselling author slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness, demonstrating that he is a master of satire. 8pm. $38.50 & $48.50. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out.
FILM: “Sound City” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. 7:30pm. Directed by Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, it’s a love letter to the fabled San Fernando Valley recording studio. 7:30pm. $7; students $5. Through Sunday.
MUSIC: Pola Baytelman @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The acclaimed pianist performs two sonatas by Scarlatti and Mozart’s Sonata K. 533/494 in F major on the college’s Anton Walter fortepiano, along with Schubert’s Three Moments Musicaux, Crumb’s Little Suite for Christmas, and Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses in D minor, Op. 54. 8pm. FREE.
READING: Meg Kearney @ College of Saint Rose’s Standish Conference Rooms, Albany. Kearney will read from her recent, award-winning collection of poems “Home by Now.” With M. Bartley Seigel. 7:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: One Entertainment Care Project @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Wiiliam Washington the Poet, Alfy Burns, David Pickering, Remedy Mone’t, Rock Star Riz, Kidd Dynamite, Arysenal, Akieme Keele and others play a comedy and poetry benefit for the Backpack & School Supplies Drive. 7pm. $10.