MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Soundout: The Music of Pete Seeger” @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. A birthday tribute to the late great Pete Seeger and a benefit for the Woodstock Day School and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater. Hosted by Happy Traum with Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Josh Ritter, David Amram, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Amy Helm and many others. 8pm. $25, $40 & $50.
MUSIC: The Darren Lyons Group @ Red Square, Albany. The NYC-based jazz/fusion quartet roars into town in support of their new album, Evil Genius, produced by David Sancious. With Doctor Magnum. 9pm. $10. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Pete Seeger’s Birthday Party Sing-Along @ the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady’s Whisperdome, Schenectady. A Place for Folk offers a birthday tribute concert hosted by Wanda Fisher with George Ward, Addie & Olin-Unleashed!, Sybil Allyson & Mark Smith and Randy Jennings. 7pm. FREE, donations requested.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The open-hearted songman will be joined by Michael Eck on mandolin, Bobby Long on lead guitar and Kathy Quinlan on bass for this benefit concert for Shaker Veterinary Hospital’s Save-A-Pet Fund. Opener Irish singer Alan Haughney opens the show. 8pm. $18.
THEATER: Andrew Dawson’s “Space Panorama” @ MASS MoCA’s Club B-10, North Adams. Sirector-choreographer Andrew Dawson presents a hypnotic solo recreation of the Apollo 11 moon landing — using only his hands. Accompanied by dramatic narration and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. 11:30am. $5.
MUSIC: Albany Pro Musica @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Guest conductor Sara Jobin leads the chorus and a full orchestra through Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem. 6:30pm onstage talk; 7:30pm concert. $25 & $35.
COMEDY: Miranda Sings @ The Egg, Albany. An evening with Miranda Sings – a night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail and never-before-seen videos. 7pm. $26–$50.
MUSIC: Jay Collins & the Kings County Band @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Featuring guitarist Scott Sharrard and special guest Connor Kennedy. With the Chris Bergson Band, and a jam with all musicians at the end of the evening. 8pm. $25 & $40.
MUSIC: Dao Jones @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. In celebration of his new release, The 100 Years EP, rapper Dao Jones steps up to the mic at Putnam Den.3). With Don Marko, A.M.J. and High Def. 8pm. $1 (yhat’s right, $1); $10 if under 21. GO HERE for more info…
THEATER/FUNDRAISER: “Tennessee Williams: Straight Up… and Salted with a Twist of Durang” @ Athens Cultural Center, Athens. Blue Horse Repertory Company presents an ensemble performance of three short works by the two playwrights, framed by Mr. Williams’ observations about life, art and the nature of the creative spirit. Directed by Andrea Cunliffe and performed by Judy Allen, Elizabeth Breslin, Lora Lee Ecobelli, Bob Hanley, Byron Nilsson, James Occhino, Sam Reilly and Nancy Rothman. 7:30pm. $10; $8 seniors & students.
THEATER: “All My Sons” @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. It’s Miller time! Arthur Miller, that is. As Curtain Call Theatre’s production of “The Price” comes to a close today (Saturday, May 3), ACT opens “All My Sons” directed by Aaron Holbritter. 7:30pm. $15; $10 students. Through May 18.
FILM: “Finding Vivian Maier” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. An intriguing documentary about the discovery of the work of an unknown street photographer who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later. Also at Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, at 7pm. Through Monday.