MUSIC: Darlene Love @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The voice of “He’s a Rebel,” the star of the documentary “20 Feet From Stardom” and a bona fide Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, the veteran singer brings her full band to town for her “Love for the Holidays” concert. 8pm. $30, $45 & $80.
MUSIC: Toby Walker @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Winner of the Best Performer Award at the prestigious International Blues Challenge in Memphis, the high-energy Piedmont-style picker is one of the finest acoustic blues gauitarists on the scene today. 8pm. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.
THEATER: “We Will Rock You” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night! Two dozen songs by British classic rockers Queen woven into a hit-filled jukebox stage musical by British comedian Ben Elton. 8pm. $20, $40, $50, $60 & $70.
MUSIC: The Groovebarbers @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The a cappella quartet features Sean Altman, Charlie Evett and Steve Keyes (all formerly of Rockapella), as well as Kevin Weist. They’ll be joined by beat-boxing vocal percussionist Jon Ryan of Ball in the House. 8pm. $17-$47.
THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Michael Bush directs Broadway and Cap Rep fave Kevin McGuire star in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, at once funny and poignant. 8pm. $20-$60; $16 students. Through December 22.
THEATER: “Don’t Dress for Dinner” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present the saucy farce written by Mark Camoletti and directed by Sky Vogel. 8pm. $16; $10 students under 18. Through December 8.
FILM: “Muscle Shoals” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Greg “Freddy” Camalier directed this new documentary about Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and Rick Hall, who overcame poverty and tragedy to bring black and white musicians together in Alabama’s cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations. 7:30pm. Also at 3pm on Sunday. $7; $5 students.