Grand Ole' Ditch at Harmony Presents, 8pm. Grand Ole' Ditch is all about having some new fun with that old Appalachian sound. They began as a home-brewed bluegrass band out of the mountain town of Cumberland MD, deriving their name from an important piece of Western Maryland history: the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
Tusten Theatre “Musical Progressions” Spring Concert Series presents musical duo LuxRd., at 8pm. World premiere of its theatrical song cycle “Welcome to My Haus.” The band is collaborating with local artists to create a multi-media journey through musical idioms, experiences, and eras, toward a jubilant, uplifting conclusion. 845/252-7576.
The Tusten Theatre “Musical Progressions” Spring Concert Series presents Annie and the Hedonists, 8pm. The Schenectady-based band plays acoustic blues, vintage jazz, and roots Americana. Tickets $20 advance, $25 door. Doors open at 7:30pm. Wine bar is available before the performance. 845/252-7576.
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.