MUSIC: Small Town Gossip @ the Marketplace Cafe, Pittsfield. Splitting time between his home in North Carolina and Los Angeles, Steven Hall performs his songs under the name Small Town Gossip and steals his audience with his warm baritone voice and seamless folk-guitar playing. 6pm. FREE.
READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. The week-long Albany Word Fest celebration continues with a stop at the Low Beat, as the poetry slam continues with the return of the Haiku Battle with featured poet DDE the Slammer. 7pm. $5; $3 students