MUSIC: Goo Goo Dolls @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The Buffalo-bred Goo Goos bring their spring acoustic tour (dubbed “The Otis Midnight Sessions”) to The Egg tonight, before returning to Nippertown with their full-blown rock show at SPAC later this summer. With Los Angeles band Run River North. 8pm. $59.50. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out… again.
TALK: “Arun Chaudhary: Behind-the-Camera at the White House” @ Skidmore College’s Gannett Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. A talk by the first official White House videographer, a position created for him at the beginning of the Obama administration. Chaudhary travelled extensively with the president, capturing public events and behind-the-scenes moments and producing presidential tapings for the internet and television. 7pm.
MUSIC: Rhett Miller @ the Falcon, Marlboro. In addition to being the front man and main songwriter of the hard-charging rock ‘n’ roll quartet the Old 97′s, Miller is also an accomplished solo artist. With Ryan Dieringer. 7pm. Donations encouraged.
MUSIC: “The Songs of John Harbison” @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rodgers Recital Hall, Williamstown. A performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer’s musical settings of poetry by Jessica Fisher, Elizabeth Bishop Louise Glück and others. 7pm panel discussion; 8pm music. FREE.
THEATER: “Gypsy: A Musical Fable” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany.”Everything’s Coming Up Roses…” Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill directs the classic musical based on the memoirs of famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, featuring a cast of 23 from Broadway star Mary Callanan to local TV personality Benita Zahn. 7:30pm. $20-$65. Through April 13. GO HERE to read review…