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Thurs., Oct. 10
The Castaways. 10:30 a.m. Beekman Towers, 50 Truman Ave., Plattsburgh. Classic country and rock. 561-5360.
Jay Lesage and friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Jamcrackers. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Dan Berggren, Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn perform. $15 general. $12 members. 891-3799.
Watsky and Wax. 8 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $15. (802) 652-0777.
Cooter and the Crawlies. 9 p.m. The Waterhole, Main Street, Saranac Lake.
The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
”Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show.” 8 p.m. Segal Center for Performing Arts, 5170 Chemin de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal. Tony Award-winning musical re-creation of the music behind jazz singer and pianist Fats Waller. $29 to $54. (514) 739-7944.
”If We Were Birds.” 8:30 p.m. Imago Theater at the Centaur Theater, 453 St. Francois-Xavier, Old Montreal. Adaptation of the myth of Tereus, Procne and Philomela from Ovid’s “Metamorphoses,” the play features a chorus of women, each a survivor of a 20th century conflict. $18 to $25. (514) 288-3161.
Word Thursdays. 5 p.m. Reading Room, Feinberg Library, SUNY Plattsburgh. Series featuring local writers. Tonight: Elizabeth Cohen reads from her works, “What the Trees Said” and “The Hypothetical Girl.” Afterward, audience members invited to read from their own works during an open mike session. Free.
Fri., Oct. 11
Jay Lesage. 6:30 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, Route 3, Plattsburgh. Piano. 561-6420.
Bruce Patenaude and Bill Jock. 8 p.m. Dana’s Rusty Anchor, Route 9 South, Plattsburgh. 563-6000.
Ben Bright. 8 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.