Iconic cult filmmaker-author-raconteur John Waters is headed into Basilica Hudson in Hudson with a performance of his one-man show “This Filthy World, Volume 2″ to benefit Basilica Arts and the AIDS Council of Northeastern New York at 8pm on Saturday, October 18. Tickets are $125; VIP (with open bar) $175; students $50.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Elizabeth McGovern (yes, Lady Cora of “Downton Abbey”) leads her band Sadie & the Hotheads into The Egg during their debut American tour. Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday (October 3).
Club Helsinki in Hudson is hosted the CD release party for master jazz drummer Bobby Previte’s new album, Terminals, at 8pm on Monday, October 20. Previte will be joined by So Percussion and keyboardist John Medeski, who both guest on the album. Tickets are $15 in advand; $18 at the door.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band rumble into Albany’s Times Union Center in support of their new album, Ride Out. More importantly, the J. Geils Band opens the show. Tickets go on sale at 10am Saturday (October 4).
Breaking Benjamin goes unplugged for a concert at Clifton Park’s Upstate Concert Hall at 8pm on Thursday, October 16. Priced at $30, tickets are slated to go on sale on Friday (October 3). Also at UCH, Emblem3 – whose music has been described as “like Jack Johnson and Jason Mraz had a baby and Lil Wayne was babysitting” – make their Nippertown debut at 7pm on Thursday, November 13 ($25 in advance; $28 at the door). And rapper Chris Webby also returns at 8pm on Wednesday, November 26 ($18 in advance; on sale on Friday).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Eighth Step at Proctors announced its fall season of concerts, including Joe Crookston & the BlueBird Jubilee featuring Peter Glanville, Janis Ian, the Battlefield Band, Skip Gorman & Connie Dover, the Grand Slambovians, Anne Hills & Michael Smith, Magpie with Kim & Reggie Harris.