Happy Earth Day!
MUSIC: Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Fabulous fretboard fireworks from two free-thinking, genre-bending acoustic guitarists – Julian Lage (of the New Gary Burton Quartet) and Chris Eldridge (of the Punch Brothers). 7:30pm. $20.
MUSIC: The Landfill Mountain Boys @ Arthur’s Market, Schenectady. 7pm.
MUSIC: The Antti Tolvi/Chris Corsano Duo @ the Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. All the way from Finland, it’s self-taught, multi-talented pianist Antti Tolvi in a duo performance with one of today’s most acclaimed and accomplished drummers anywhere. With guitarist Jefferson Pitcher and the improv duo of Meg Duffy & Jason Cosco. 8pm. $5.
THEATER/FUNDRAISER: “The Vagina Monologues” @ Cafe 217, Albany. A three-course meal followed by Eve Ensler’s play. Proceeds benefit Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, the Women’s Building and the 2014 V-Day Spotlight Campaign. 6:30pm. $35.
READING: Akhil Sharma @ UAlbany Campus Center’s Assembly Hall, Albany. The award-winning author reads from his much-anticipated second novel, “Family Life,” the story of Indian-American immigrants who are forced to cope after one of the family’s two sons suffers a dreadful accident. 8pm. FREE. Also a FREE seminar at the same location at 4:15pm.