Free & Cheap in New York: Mon., April 30 

SHOW TIME. Join Broadway star Chester Gregory for “My story, part I” at the Triad. In this intimate evening with just a piano, he will recall his highlights from appearing in “Hairspray,” “Dreamgirls” and his latest show, “Sister Act.” 9:30 p.m. $20 with a two-drink minimum. 158 W. 72nd St. (212) 362-2590.

ADULATION FOR ADELE. Watch some of brightest lights of the great White way in “Broadway Sings Adele” at Le Poisson Rouge. the cast will include Brandon Victor Dixon (“The Color Purple”), Matt Doyle (“Spring Awakening”) and Jillian Kates (“Wicked”). 6:30 p.m. $25. 158 Bleecker St. (212) 505-3474.

UPHOLDING STANDARDS. the Alicia Morrissey Jazz Trio will play standards and sultry ballads made famous by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington. 8 p.m. Free. Flute Gramercy Bar and Lounge, 42 E. 20th St. (212) 477-0777.

GIVING WALL ST. THE BUSINESS. Financial reporter Gretchen Morgenson speaks about her newest book, “Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon.” 6:30 p.m. Free. Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 fifth Ave. (212) 340-0863.

SO LONG TO LAKESIDE LOUNGE. Don’t miss veteran singer-songwriter Eric Ambel take the stage for the last performance at Lakeside Lounge before the longstanding East Village venue closes its doors. Free. 9 p.m. 162 Avenue B. (212) 529-8463.

WHAT’S HIS BEEF? Teatro IATI performs “The brave Calf,” a children’s play about a selfish bull and his animal friends who try to stop him from taking over all the natural resources. It’s performed in Spanish. 3:30 p.m. Free. Jackson Heights Library. 3551 81st St., Queens. (718) 899-2500.

BAND OF BROTHERS. See the band Pontiak, which consists of the Carney brothers, at the Mercury Lounge. Jennings, Van and Lane all grew up on a farm in rural Virginia and that informs their unique brand of rock. 9:30 p.m. $12. 217 E. Houston St. (212) 260-4700.

BRASSY AND CLASSY. the JC Sanford Orchestra, named after its acclaimed trombonist-composer and leader, is renowned for its blend of modern jazz and classical music. 9 and 10:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Tea Lounge, 837 Union St., Brooklyn. (718) 789-2762.

Free & Cheap in New York: Mon., April 30 


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