8/24/11: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

August 24th, 2011, 9:13 am by Greg

MUSIC: Blue Hand Luke @ Hedley District Riverfront, Troy. It’s the final Rockin’ On the River concert of the summer… With 3-4-3. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Colin Hay @ the Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs. The former Men at Work front man rolls into the Spa City for a solo Travers Week concert in support of his new album, “Gathering Mercury.” 7:30pm. $48.

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MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Straight outta Greenwich, the winners of the SPAC Battle of the Bands back in June bring their rootsy, bluegrass-flavored Americana sound to the world renowned coffeehouse. 7pm. $5.

THEATER/MUSIC: Kidz Theatre @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady. The award-winning NYC theater troupe presents its concert program, “Broadway Through The Ages,” featuring classic songs from the 1930s to the present. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Gary Clark Jr. @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Not only did Rolling Stone name the red-hot Austin rock ‘n’ soul guitarslinger as Best Young Gun earlier this year, but they also awarded his “Bright Lights” a rave four-star review. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Street Corner Holler @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. Acoustic blues and beyond…

CABARET: Steve Ross’s “Rhythm & Romance” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Celebrating the genius of Stephen Sondheim, Alan Jay Lerner, Noel Coward, Rodgers & Hart and more… 8pm. $35-$55.

MUSIC: Harold Ford & the Cash Band @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Johnny Cash tribute band. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Stone Revival Band @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Vinnie Amico of moe. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Museum Guards @ Savannah’s, Albany. Ralph Renna hosts the weekly Capital Underground Live show. With Cornbred and Penti. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: What It Is @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Post-Rockin’ On the River rockin’. 9pm. FREE.