Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are here, so get out and enjoy that summertime entertainment while you still can.
Here are some suggestions for your weekend:
Commander Cody @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs (FREE)
Jimmy Webb @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls (also Friday)
“Soiree: French Music Across the Border” @ Old Songs, Voorheesville
The New Deal @ Revolution Hall, Troy
Tern Rounders, the Black Fuel @ the Albany Public Library, Albany (FREE)
Oded Ben-Ami @ Professor Java’s Coffee Sanctuary, Colonie (FREE)
David Malachowski and the Woodstock Allstars, Riverfront Park, Athens (FREE)
Pat Metheny, Jack DeJohnette & Larry Grenadier @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock (thru Sunday)
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock
Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (FREE)
The Queers @ Valentine’s, Albany
Maria Zemantauski @ Alchemy, Woodstock
Spencer Day @ the Hudson Waterfront Park, Hudson (FREE)
Project Bandaloop @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 22
Marilyn Crispell @ Howland Arts Center, Beacon
Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington, Mass.
Yukari Roja @ Musica, Hudson
The Original Wailers @ Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount
Chris Barron Acoustic Duo @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
Arlo Guthrie @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel
Deni Bonet @ Alchemy, Woodstock
Adrienne Young @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam (FREE)
Johnny Rabb and the Jailhouse Rockers @ Powers Park, Troy (FREE)
The Dan Tyminski Band @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, Mass.
The 15th annual Artists’ Soapbox Derby @ Lower Broadway, Kingston (FREE)
Uncle Rock @ Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount (FREE)
“The Songs of Paul Straussman” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Al Stewart @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Ruth Pelham with Ramblin Jug Stompers @ the Central Park Music Haven, Schenectady (FREE)
Marshall Crenshaw and Denny Dillon @ the Byrdcliffe Theater, Woodstock