MUSIC: Son Volt @ The Egg, Albany. Jay Farrar, who along with Jeff Tweedy spearheaded the alt-country movement with the band Uncle Tupelo, formed Son Volt in 1990s, a group known for its melodic songs that radiate intelligence, honesty and melancholy. The band lands in Albany in support of their latest album Honky Tonk. Colonel Ford, featuring members of Son Volt, will open the show. 7:30pm. $24.
MUSIC: The Landfill Mountain Boys @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. 8pm. FREE.
FILM: “Seabiscuit” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Starring Jeff Bridges and Tobey Maguire, the 2003 film is the kick-off of the Saratoga 150 Film Festival. 7:30pm. $5; FREE with ArtsPass.