Above: Violinist, Hayley Richardson from hayrichardsonmusic.com 


Monday Talent Scout Open Mic with Featured artist DF & Paul Show

Come to Bourbon Street’s open mic every Monday. The house band goes on at 8 PM, the featured artist plays at 8:25 PM and sign-up for open mic is at 8:45 PM. Take advantage of this great networking opportunity for musicians.

@ Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, Schenectady | 7 PM

Maiden Voyage The Irish Folk Music of Haley Richardson & Quinn Bachand

This violin and guitar duo immerses themselves and the audience in Celtic and American-rooted music.

@ Eden Advisory Services LLC and Cafe, Albany | 6:30 PM | $15

Bethlehem Restaurant Week

Enjoy a three-course meal for just $25 in some of the best restaurants around the region. Along with your meal, enjoy some karaoke and trivia.

@ Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Delmar | Runs through Sunday | $25  

Enforced, Spite Ritual and Scum Couch

The Low Beat will host Enforced, Spite Ritual and Scum Couch. Witness members of local bands like Bad Friends, Die High, Throat Culture and Modern Psychics.

@ The Low Beat, Albany | 7 PM | $5   



JAZZ at Caffe Lena with Chuck Lamb Trio and special guest Ken Gioffre

Resident composer, pianist and jazz master Chuck Lamb will guide his trio in a host of performances at Caffe Lena with support from his music producer, Joel Moss.  

@ Caffe Lena, Saratoga | 7 PM | Tickets starting at $10


Above: Music lab at Apple. Courtesy of apple.com 

Music Lab: Beat Making Co⁠-⁠created with Swizz Beatz

Come learn how to make your own beat on Apple’s GarageBand. Some Apple creatives will help you figure what you like based on various EDM, Hip-hop and R&B beats. An iPad will be provided, or you can bring your own.  

@ Crossgates Mall, Albany | 1 PM

Project HEAL Fundraiser Painting Event

Come for an evening of creativity with this session’s paint and sip. Materials and instruction provided. No experience necessary!

@  Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio, Saratoga | 6 PM | $35

Matt O’Ree and Eryn at Savoy

Experience the music and showmanship of the Matt O’Ree and Eryn acoustic duo.

@ Savoy Taproom, Albany | 7 PM |




Come see these four legends of fuck, rock and metal. With Jeff Berlin (Bill Bruford, Allan Holdsworth, HBC) on bass, Dennis Chambers (Santana) on drums, David Sancious (Bruce Springsteen, Sting) on keyboard and guitar and Oz Noy (Chris Botti, Toni Braxton) on guitar, this is a band you will not want to miss.

@ Mad Jack Brewing Co. at the Van Dyck, Schenectady | 8 PM

Harriet Tubman–William Seward Statue Dedication

The Harriet Tubman–William Seward statue dedication originated with Professor Emeritus Frank Wicks, a former Union College professor who was inspired by the social activism of Tubman and Seward. Recognizing the historic impact these two people had on our country, a brass statue depicting them both will be revealed.

@ Karen B. Johnson Schenectady Public Library, Schenectady | 11 AM

Above: Bluegrass Jam at Caffe Lena in Saratoga

Bluegrass Jam With Schroon River String Band

The monthly Bluegrass band, hosted by Schroon River String Band, will kick off the evening with a few songs themselves and then open up the stage to other musicians in the crowd.

@ Caffe Lena, Saratoga | 7 PM

Jukebox Rebellion at Vapor Nightclub

Come witness the Capital Region Debut of Jukebox Rebellion! Lead by J Yager (The Audiostars, The Burners U.K., The Refrigerators) and Chris Dollard (New York Players, City Rhythm, The Refrigerators).

@ Vapor Nightclub inside Saratoga Casino Hotel, Saratoga | 8 PM | Free



Jim McArdle in Schenectady

Come watch Jim McArdle perform live.

@ Potratz Partners Advertising, Schenectady | 6 PM

Open Mic Night

A call to artists in the local area! Bring anything from a guitar to a monologue and show your creativity with local support. The venue will provide mics, a piano and whatever else you need to plug in to display your talent.

@ CM School of Fine Arts, Albany | 7:30 PM | Free

The Wheel (Grateful Dead Tribute) at Putnam Place

Come listen to this five-member rock and roll band as they play mostly tributes to the Grateful Dead, while adding their own interpretation.

@ Putnam Place, Saratoga | 8:30 PM | “Pay what you want” but $10 if under 21

Purple Reign

This Prince tribute show, featuring performances by Jason Tenner, is the world’s #1 Prince tribute show, having wowed Las Vegas audiences for over 20 years.

@ The Egg, Albany | 7:30 PM | Tickets starting at $47



Above: Demantra Constantine. Courtesy of deesings.com 

Demantra Constantine

Local vocalist, Demantra, will be performing live at the Stockade Inn. Demantra started her career singing in churches and at National Anthems at various locations. She takes on renditions of P!NK, Lady Gaga, Adele and many more.

@ The Stockade Inn, Schenectady | 6 – 9 PM

Open Art Studio May Canvas Painting Special

Paint a featured painting canvas. We also have open studio hours. This is not a fully-instructed class, but we provide guidance and basic materials to help ensure your work looks great!

@ Art in Mind – Creative Wellness Studio, Saratoga | 2 PM | Price starting at $14