MUSIC: Mary Lambert @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. OK, you know her from the transcendent chorus to Macklemore & Ryan’s double-platinum gay rights hit “Same Love,” which earned her a Grammy nomination. But Lambert’s brand new debut album, Heart On My Sleeve, is chockful of confessional-pop gems about love and empowerment. With Howie Day. 7:30pm. $30; $15 students.
MUSIC: Habana Sax @ The Egg, Albany. Featuring four saxophones and a percussionist, Habana Sax synthesizes Afro-Cuban, salsa, Latin and American jazz, venturing from mystical chant to rhythmic dance music to improvisational jazz. 7:30pm. $24.
FUNDRAISER: Fusion @ The Barn, Albany. It’s the third annual evening of urban art, architecture and fashion, but the first actually held at The Barn. Featuring creative cocktails and cuisine by Albany’s own “Chopped” champion, Chef Ric Orlando; custom couture, performances & installations by regional artists; live jazz and DJs. 6pm.
MUSIC: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The husband-and-wife duo has Americana music flowing their veins. While best known for his work with Bob Dylan and Levon Helm, Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Campbell has been a stalwart on the roots-rock scene since the ’70s, having produced, toured or recorded with everyone from Paul Simon to B.B. King, from Judy Collins to k.d. lang, from Willie Nelson to Hot Tuna. Teresa Williams has most notably created and toured the role of Sara Carter in “Keep on the Sunny Side.” They’ll be joined by bassist Byron Isaacs and drummer Justin Guip. 9pm. $25.
THEATER: “Newsies” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the 2012 Tony Award-winning musical from Disney about a band of newspaper boys who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. 8pm. $20-$100. GO HERE to read review…
MUSIC: North Sea Gas @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. One of Scotland’s most enduringly popular folk bands, boasting high spirits, manly three-part harmonies, and a repertoire of traditional & contemporary songs from beautiful ballads to pub-style foot-stompers. 8pm. $20.