The Joseph Boga Octet will swing some of Duke Ellington's greatest hits at Delaware Valley High School, 7:30pm. Joining the Octet will be the Delaware Valley Middle School and High School jazz bands under Lance Rauh, and the Keystone College Jazz Combo. Tickets $20 at the door, or $15 in advance, under 15 admitted free.
The Clearwater in partnership with WJFF Radio Catskill and The Cooperage Project presents: “Float The Boat” a benefit concert for the sloop Clearwater at The Cooperage, 7pm. Suggested donation: $15.
Old Time Fiddlers will be at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. Old Time Fiddlers are a family of musicians that share a deep and unwavering love for and commitment to traditional music and dance. Their music is influenced by Irish, Scottish, Canadian, bluegrass, texas-swing and old-time standards. Donations collected at the door. 570/253-2020.
Open Mic Special at The Boiler Room at the Silk Mill, 2-5pm. Performers will have a chance to sing, recite, play an instrument, dance, or pursue any other activity. Event is sponsored by the AMSkier Agency. Water, soda and light snacks will be sold, with all proceeds going to help support the Special Olympics. 570/296-7726.
The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance's Salon Series presents Carol Smith & Friends: Songs in the Making held in the Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St., 3-5pm. Smith will perform a concert of new original songs in collaboration with six other musicians. Suggested admission: $10. 845/252-7576.
Heather Maloney at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Maloney’s journey to finding herself as a singer-songwriter took some unexpected routes. She studied classical operatic, improvisational jazz vocals, and music theory and even classical Indian vocals. Tickets $20 general.
The Sea The Sea at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. If life is measured by our leaps of faith, then singer-songwriter duo Chuck e. Costa and Mira Stanley have found a way to catch us midair as we jump headlong into the infinite abyss.
Dom Flemons at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Flemons is the "American Songster," pulling from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds. He has played at a variety of festivals spanning from the Newport Folk Festival to Bonnaroo.
Matt Nakoa at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. He is an internationally touring singer/songwriter, recently appearing at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. After studying at Berklee College of Music, Matt landed in NYC’s vibrant piano bar scene.
Twisted Pine at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. They deliver powerful vocal harmonies, hard-driving rhythms, and virtuosic musicianship. The band formed while studying at Berklee College of Music. After realizing the incredible chemistry they had together the band secured a monthly residency at The Cantab Lounge.