9/6/11: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Big band jazz in an intimate setting. 8pm. FREE.
READING: The Nitty Gritty Slam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. The poetry slam tradition returns to Nippertown with the inaugural Nitty Gritty Slam, hosted by poets Dain Brammage and Mojavi. Sign-up at 7pm; open mic at 7:30pm; slam at 8pm. $5; students $3. Related story.
MUSIC: Whitewater @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush. The Music in the Park concert series stretches into September, due to a rain-out last month. 6pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Country Express @ Outdoor Entertainment Center, South Glens Falls. It’s the final show of 2011 for the SCA Summer Concert Series. 6:30pm. FREE.