MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. Bowtie, Mister Eck, Cousin Clyde and Wild Bill raise an American roots ruckus for the free lunchtime Made in the Shade of The Egg concert series. 12noon. FREE.
MUSIC: Elastic Bond @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany. Drawing on influences from all across the musical map, some classic and some contemporary, the Miami-based band brings an urban edge with a tropical twist to the alternative music scene. In support of their new album Real. With Olivia Quillio. 8pm. GO HERE to enter to win free tickets…
MUSIC: The Tichy Boys @ Shepard Park, Lake George. The Lake George Arts Project’s weekly summer concert series continues with John and Graham Tichy, the best roots-rockin’ father-and-son rockabilly band in all of Nippertown. 7:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Ryan Power @ Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Burlington-based hi-fi avant-pop singer-songwriter rolls into town with his band in support of his brand new album, Identity Picks, an eight-song cycle that moves through lush jazz pads, a sensitive side of progressive rock and aquatic smooth jazz funk styles. With Buffalo Stance. 8pm. Sliding scale $6-$10.
MUSIC: Throw Vision @ Red Square, Albany. Fueled by drummer Alex Goldberg (a 2007 Niskayuna High School graduate), the indie experimental soul band grooves into town in support of their new debut album, In I. With Ill Funk Ensemble. 9pm.
MUSIC: Ganglion @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. An Albany Sonic Arts Collective concert featuring Benjamin Miller and Matt Weston. With Blacklight Lighthouse and the viola/electronics of Liam Rees. 8pm. $5.
MUSIC: Elizabeth Huntley @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. Highlighting the music of the harp from the Baroque to the present, from Bach to the Beatles, Huntley offers background information on the development of the instrument and its uses, as she performs a wide range of tunes. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Donny Elvis @ North End Firehouse, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE.