10/1/11: Today’s Tips: Saturday

October 1st, 2011, 7:43 am by Greg

MUSIC: Keb Mo @ The Egg, Albany. The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-guitarist-bluesman returns with his new album “The Reflection,” his first studio release since 2006’s “Suitcase,” and also marks the first on his newly formed record label Yolabelle International. With Sunny War opening the show. 8pm. $29.50, $34.50.

THEATER/DANCE: “Angels of Swedenberg” @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williamstown. Internationally acclaimed theatrical innovator Ping Chong presents his multi-media meditation on the fate of modern man, caught between his material existence and spiritual aspirations, featuring performers from the Great Jones Repertory Company, the resident artistic company of La MaMa ETC. 8pm. $10; students $3.

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FUNDRAISER/MUSIC: Crawdaddy featuring Jimmy Eppard @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Guitar phenom Eppard leads his band in a roots-rockin’, New Orleans-style R&B dance party with all proceeds going to the Family of Woodstock for Hurricane Irene relief. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: “The Love Show” @ MASS MoCA’s Club B-10, North Adams. Singing about the link between love and revolution, five of New York City’s most acclaimed soul vocalists – Carla Cook, Helga Davis, Marcelle Davies Lashley, James Staten Jr. and Jason Walker – will spread the love in concert. 8pm. $12 in advance; $16 at the door; students $10.

MUSIC: “Remembering the Strip” @ the River Street Beat Shop, Troy. A garage-rockin’ afternoon that pays tribute to the music scene of the ’60s and ’70s with the Knyghts of Fuzz, the Mysteios and a reunion of the Sharks. 12noon-4pm. FREE; donations accepted for the Hope 7 Community Center.

MUSIC: Forward Kwenda @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The Zimbabwe native, a master of the mbira (aka thumb piano), offers a spiritual, moving performance. 8pm. Free. Related story.

MUSIC: Capital Underground Live @ The Linda, Albany. Host Ralph Renna spotlights some of the best homegrown Local 518 bands including the City Never Sleeps, Sympathy For Achillies, Par 6, Aaron Civic and Chelsea Cavanaugh. 7pm. $12.

MUSIC: Comas @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Traditional Celtic ensemble featuring fiddler Aidan Burke, flutist-piper Sylvain Barou, guitarist Philip Masure and percussionist Jackie Moran. 8pm. $25.

PERFORMANCE: “Haywire” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A Mussmann/Bruce Production written by Linda Mussmann in collaboration with Claudia Bruce and guest artist Ryder Cooley, “Haywire” is a mediation on hay and wire (from the early 20th century when hay-baling wire was often used in makeshift repairs. Utilizing archival Super 8 footage shot by Linda and Claudia during the early 1980s. Potluck will follow the performance; bring a dish. 6pm. Suggested contribution $10.

MUSIC: Folding Sky @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Singer-songwriter Blue Wilder celebrates her 60th birthday with a benefit bash for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood. Slate Hill also performs. 6pm. $15.

MUSIC: Hungrytown @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With Dana & Susan Robinson. A pair of husband-and-wife acoustic folk duos. 8pm. $10. Related story.

MUSIC: The Chronicles @ Red Square, Albany. With Goosepimp Orchestra. 8pm. $10.

FESTIVAL/FUNDRAISER: Cornutopia @ the Byrdcliffe Barn, Woodstock. A benefit for the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, the event features music by Mark Houghtaling, Neil Herlands and the Kurt Henry Band, as well as barbecue (grilled by Chronogram food and wine editor Peter Barrett) and light party fare, beer or wine and dessert. 7pm. $50.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $13. Related story.

MUSIC: Guy Davis @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Renaissance bluesman. 9pm. $22.

WORKSHOP: Daniel Glass @ the Woodland Hill Montessori School, North Greenbush. Rocky’s Music Studio presents a clinic for all musicians with one of today’s foremost authorities on classic American drumming. Since 1994, Glass has toured around the world with neo-swingsters the Royal Crown Revue, as well as recording and performing with everyone from Bette Midler to Gene Simmons, from Liza Minnelli to Social Distortion’s Mike Ness. 3-4:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard @ the Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls. A mighty amalgam of jazz, classical, folk and world music. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: The Delaney Brothers @ the Arkell Museum, Canajoharie. Veteran Cortland-based bluegrass band. 7pm. $8; ages 10-17 $4; under 10 free.

MUSIC: Tribute to the Piano Men @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Les Smith and Leo Frantz pay musical homage to Elton John and Billy Joel, respectively, backed by the Face to Face Band. 3 & 7pm. $30.

TALK: “A Visionary Woman and her Legacy: Wanda Landkowska” @ the Spectrum Playhouse Community Center, Lee. Learn about the legendary harpsichordist in a lecture by Christine Gevert of Les Inegales. 11am. $10.

MUSIC: “The Dialogue of Birds” @ Spectrum Playhouse, Lee. Concert featuring Tricia van Oers (recorder) and Christine Gevert (harpsichord). 5pm. $15.

CABARET: Sherri James Buxton @ the Spencertown Academy, Spencertown. The cabaret singer is joined by a jazz trio for “Songs From the Great American Songbook.” 6pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 9pm. FREE.

One thought on “10/1/11: Today’s Tips: Saturday”

  1. Andy M. says:

    Rudeke (Roo-deek) @ Savannah’s, 9-12.

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