MUSIC: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Yes, the Boss is back with his newly inducted Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band, the E Street Band. 7:30pm. $38, $68, $101 & $121.
MUSIC: Justin Hayward @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The Moody Blues frontman heads to Pittsfield in support of his latest solo album, Spirits of the Western Sky. With Mike Dawes. 7:30pm. $35, $45, $70 & $95.
MUSIC: Paul Potts @ The Egg, Albany. The mobile phone salesman by day and an amateur opera singer by night became a phenomenon after winning the British TV show competition, “Britain’s Got Talent.” 7:30pm. $35. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…
THEATER: “The God Game” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s the world premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer’s powerful, three-character play that tackles the topics of religion and politics head-on. The bold, thought-provoking play is directed by Kristin Coury and stars Yvonne Perry, Laurence Lau and Jeffrey Binder. 7:30pm. $20, $40 & $50. Through May 25.
ON THIS DATE 25 YEARS AGO: May 13, 1989 – T Bone Burnett played a solo show at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton. Midway through his show for no apparent reason, he reached over, grabbed a full glass of water and poured it over his head. Really.