Made in the Shade of The Egg — Free outdoor concert featuring Canadian Celtic band Ten Strings and a Goat Skin. Noon, Empire State Plaza concourse, Albany. Information: 473-1845 or www.theegg.org.
Silver Bay Quartet — Performing works by Schumann, Barber and a new work by Mark O’Connor as part of the Sembrich Studio’s Violin Days concert series. 4800 Lakeshore Drive, Bolton Landing. Tickets: $15. Information: 644-2431 or www.thesembrich.org.
Rockin’ on the River — An evening of Grateful Dead songs by Blues for Breakfast. 5 p.m., Riverfront Park, downtown Troy. Free. Information: 279-7997 or www.downtowntroy.org.
Buhrmaster Barn Concert Series — German Night with Greg Reinwald. 6:30 p.m., Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham. Admission: adults $5, children 12 and under free. Information: 783-1435 or www.pruynhouse.org.
The Refrigerators — Popular Capital District party band. 7 p.m., Freedom Park, Schonowee Avenue, Scotia. Free. Information: www.freedomparkscotia.com.
Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series — The John Jorgenson Quintet performs. 7 p.m., Shepard Park, Lake George. Free. Information: 668-2616 or www.lakegeorgearts.org.
Yanni — The internationally-acclaimed composer performs with his orchestra. 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave., Albany. Tickets: $48-$128. Information: palacealbany.com.
Jim Connolly — 7 p.m., Arthur’s Market, 35 North Ferry St., Schenectady. Free. Information: 382-1938.
Mandolin Orange — 8 p.m., Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. Information: 828-4800 or helsinkihudson.com.
Azzaam & Roosevelt — 7 p.m., Crown Grill, 390 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Information: 583-1105.
Toga Boys — 8 p.m., Gaffney’s, 16 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Information: 587-7359.
Hamilton Street Jazz Company — 6:30 p.m., Grappa ’72, 818 Central Ave., Albany. Information: 482-7200.
Hot Club of Saratoga Trio — 8 p.m., Hamlet and Ghost, 24 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Information: 450-7287.
The Deadbeats — 10 p.m., The Low Beat, 335 Central Ave., Albany. Information: 432-6572.
Joe Gitto & Dan Wancyk — 6:30 p.m., Mouzon House, 1 York St., Saratoga Springs. Information: 226-0014.
The Masters of Nostalgia — 8:30 p.m., One Caroline Street, 1 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. Information: 587-2026.
Irish Celtic Session — 7 p.m., The Parting Glass, 40 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs. Information: 583-1916.
Tyler Giroux — 8 p.m., Speakeasy 518, 42 Howard St., Albany. Information: 449-2332.
Christine Spero — 6:30 p.m., Wishing Well Restaurant, 745 Saratoga Road, Wilton. Information: 584-7640.
A Night with Janis Joplin — A tribute to one of rock music’s iconic female singers. Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 North Pearl St., Albany. Information: 445-7469 or www.capitalrep.org.
Chicago — Park Playhouse’s production of a Broadway classic. Washington Park, Albany. Tickets: reserved seats $16-$24, lawn seats free. Information: www.parkplayhouse.com.
Cyrano — Classic comedy presented by Saratoga Shakespeare Company. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Free. Information: www.saratogashakespeare.com.
Paul Bond — 8:30 p.m., The Comedy Works, 388 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Information: 275-6897 or thecomedyworks.com.
New York City Ballet — Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Information: www.spac.org.