MUSIC: Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. This hard-hitting eleven-piece band will make you think about salsa in a whole new way as they trade in the standard repertoire for dynamic salsa-fied arrangements of alt-rock tunes by the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs, TV on the Radio, LCD Soundsystem, the Black Keys, Spoon and other indie favorites, delivering red-hot Latin grooves that are two parts SXSW and one part Ricky Ricardo. 8pm. $16; $10 students. More info here…
MUSIC: Willie Nile @ The Linda, Albany. The Buffalo-born, NYC one-man rock army returns to Nippertown, this time in support of his new album, The Innocent Ones. 8pm. $23.
MUSIC: Molly Durnin @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. After a recent hiatus from the scene, the acclaimed Local 518 singer-songwriter steps back into the spotlight with her band for a solo performance. 8pm. $16.
ART WORKSHOPS: Isaiah Zagar @ Freedom Square, Troy. The creator of Philadelphia’s aptly named Magic Gardens – leads a two-day workshop to transform the stage at Freedom Square into a community-designed found art masterpiece. Stop by for an hour, an afternoon, a day or register for the full two-day workshop (sliding scale $1-$350, you choose). Whatever you decide, there’s a community potluck from 12noon-3pm both Saturday and Sunday. 9am-5pm.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Spring Fest @ Perfect Blend Cafe, Delmar. With music by Emma Torncello (11am), the Chronicles (1:30pm), the Wheel (4:30pm), Raisin Pods (8pm).
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Sherri James Buxton & Friends @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. A concert to benefit Community Resources for People with Autism, featuring the Bob Shepherd Trio with special guests Charles Neville and Paul Green. 8pm. $35; VIP $50 (includes pre-show reception).
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