MUSIC: David T. Carter & Maury Rosenberg @ Peint O’ Gwrw, Chatham. Australian singer-songwriter Carter (of the Trailer Park Rangers) teams up with Rosenberg (founding member of Hypnotic Clambake) for a wildly eclectic show. 8:30pm.
MUSIC: Taj Mahal @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Grammy Award-winning, multi-talented bluesman is a pioneer of world music, blending American blues with global roots music representing virtually every corner of the world – West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands more. 8pm. $75 & $85.
MUSIC: Philadelphia Orchestra @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs. Conductor and violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman joins the orchestra for a program that features Bach’s A minor Violin Concerto, Weber’s Oberon Overture and Brahms’ Symphony No. 1. 8pm.
MUSIC: Signature Brass Quintet Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. Classical, ragtime, pops and Americana on trombone, horn, tuba and trumpets. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of concerts…
THEATER: “Tomorrow in the Battle” @ Stageworks/Hudson, Hudson. It’s opening night! The drama by British playwright Kieron Barry had its world premiere here in August, 2012 and was a smash hit. Now it’s back for a return engagement. 7:30pm. $24. Through August 31.
FILM: AnimationFest @ Proctors, Schenectady. Today’s features include “The Pirate Fairy” (10am), “The Lego Movie” (12noon), “Ernest & Celestine” (2pm), “Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher” (4pm), the Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation (6pm); Steamboy (8pm).