MUSIC: Bon Jovi @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs. “Who Says You Can’t Go Home?” “Wanted Dead or Alive.” “Bad Medicine.” “It’s My Life.” And lots more… But not guitarist Richie Sambora. 7:30pm. $95, $125 & $175.00; lawn $35.
MUSIC: Ex-Cult @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Taking cues from the psychedelic noise of the 1960’s, the art-damaged post-punk of the late 1970’s and the aggression and the immediacy of early 1980’s US hardcore, the Memphis-based band – led by drummer Michael Peery and vocalist Chris Shaw – has curated a sound that audiences nationwide find accessible, yet not quite like anything else they’ve heard. With OBN III’s & Eternal Crimes. 7pm. $8.
MUSIC: Andy the Music Man @ the Albany Elks Lodge lawn, Albany. It’s Children’s Night at the Upper Madison Music series, as the Music Man serves up traditional, original and novelty songs and novelty, delighting and involving kids with sing-a-longs, dancing, play-acting and storytelling. 7pm. FREE.