FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Q-Ruption Is Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed And Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers and many more! 2:30pm. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of performances…
FAIR: The Altamont Fair @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. It’s Day One of Nippertown’s largest annual summer fair with racing pigs, a lumberjack show, frisbee-catching dog show, fried dough, the midway and music by Bobby Stillwell, the hip-hop group S.K.A.T.E., the Jonny Hirsch Band, Danielle Parente and more… Gates open at 10am; midway opens at 12noon. $15. Through Sunday.
MUSIC: String of Pearls @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The fab NYC jazz vocal trio features Holli Ross, Sue Halloran and Saratoga’s own Jeanne O’Connor, accompanied by Peg Delaney, Pete Toigo and Sam Zucchini. 7pm. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.
MUSIC: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. It’s all about the blues. Sugar Ray’s voice combines the roadhouse grit of Muddy Waters with a lonesome desperation all his own. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Davyd Booth & the Wister Quartet @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Booth joins the Wister Quartet and pianist André-Michel Schub, as he displays his multi-faceted skills on both violin and piano. The program features Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet, Schubert’s Fantasia in f minor for Piano Four Hands and Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in D Major. 8pm.
MUSIC: Rick Bolton, Sheri Nolan, Arlin Greene & Luke McNamee @ Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. 7:15pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Gryphon Trio @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon, cellist Roman Borys and pianist Jamie Parker will play not only classic pieces like Haydn’s Piano trio in A major Hob. XV: 18 and Ravel’s Trio in A minor, but also Two Tangos by Piazzolla and a commissioned multi-media piece, Old Photograph by Christos Hatzis. 8pm. $25; $10 students.