MUSIC: Bryan Adams @ The Egg, Albany. “Cuts Like A Knife.” “Summer of ’69.″ “Kids Wanna Rock.” “Can’t Stop This Thing We’ve Started.” “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You.” The chart-topping Canadian popsmith returns to The Egg with his solo acoustic concert. 8pm. $49.50 & $75.
MUSIC: Trapper Schoepp & the Shades @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Milwaukee-based singer-songwriter Trapper Schoepp has the ear of a troubadour, the eye of a journalist and the heart of a young poet. In 2012, he and his band the Shades released their rollicking debut album Run, Engine, Run on SideOneDummy Records, mixing muscular heartland rock with sweet Americana-laced tales. With the Double D’s. 8pm. $8.
MUSIC: Twenty Drummers Drummin’ @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Main Theatre, Albany. Performances by the UAlbany Percussion Ensemble and the RPI Percussion Ensemble. 7pm. $6; $3 students and seniors.