Emancipator will headline the music portion of this year’s Wanderlust Festival at Stratton Mountain this weekend (Thursday-Sunday, stratton.wanderlustfestival.com). . . . The Albany Sonic Arts Collective reconvenes tonight (Thursday) at the Upstate Artists Guild for Finnish musicians Kuupuu and Tsembla (8 PM, $5). . . . Grubbs from One Tree Hill brings his band Wakey! Wakey! to the Low Beat tonight (8 PM, $10, 432-6572). . . . Pete Seeger is gone, but the Clearwater Festival returns to Croton Point Park this weekend ($70-$100, 877-435-9849). . . . American ska legends Fishbone return to Putnam Den on Saturday (8:30 PM, $15, 584-8066). . . . Jazz guitar visionary Stanley Jordan returns to the Van Dyck on Saturday (7 and 9:30 PM, $22, 348-7999). . . . The original diva Diana Ross (left) returns to the Palace Theatre on Tuesday (8 PM, $58-$178, 465-3334). . . . Destroyer George Thorogood plays the Empire State Plaza on Wednesday (5 PM, free). . . . American Idol evidently is still a thing. The stage show will come to the TU Center on Wednesday (7:30 PM, $39-$59, 800-745-3000). . . . Grateful Dead tribute band Blues for Breakfast kick off Troy’s Rockin on the River on Wednesday (5 PM, free, 279-7997).