Sticky Fingerz hosts a triple-bill night of local music with catchy, balls-out rockers Magic Hassle, harmonic summer pop outfit Whale Fire and buzzy new kids in town, Catskill Kids, 9:30 p.m., $5.
The Village hosts popular Memphis hard rockers Tantric along with Adema and Burn Halo, 8 p.m., $15 adv., $20 d.o.s.
The Ted Ludwig Trio does a double-header, playing its regularly scheduled set as Capital Bar & Grill's house band, 5 p.m., free, then up the road to close out the night at The Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5.
Jason Greenlaw leaves his backing band, the Groove, behind for a free solo show at Bill St. Pub and Grill, 7 p.m.
At Cajun's, Big John Miller belts out blue-eyed soul, 9 p.m., $5.