1/13/12: Today’s Tips: Friday

January 13th, 2012, 10:13 am by Greg

MUSIC: “Celebrating a Century of Bill Monroe: A Mandolin Tribute to the Father of Bluegrass” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Hosted by Michael Eck and featuring Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Fairview Avenue, C.B. Smith & the Lucky Devils and Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Everclear @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. The alt-rockers are now on their – what is it? Fourth different line-up? – but vocalist-guitarist Art Alexakis is still at the helm. With Sinclarity, Bulletproof Messenger, the Lost Sons and Pillowhead. 7:30pm. $15.

COMEDY: Brian Regan @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 8pm. $37.50.

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MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ Brunswick BBQ & Brew, Cropseyville. 8pm.

MUSIC: Amy Collins & the Whomevers @ the Irish Mist, Troy. Celtic-American folk. With Rob Guerin. 7pm.

MUSIC: The Lee Shaw Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. Piano jazz. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Kevin & Kate McKrell @ Ravenswood Pub, Clifton Park. 9pm.

THEATER: “The Intergalactic Nemesis” @ Proctors, Schenectady. A live-action graphic novel is a period-sci-fi-horror-suspense-comedy-romance about an impending invasion of sludge monsters from the planet Zygon. 7:30pm. $15, $30 & $50. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Lucid @ Jillian’s, Albany. With the Desolation Angels. 10pm. $10.

MUSIC/THEATER: Elvis Birthday Bash @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Elvis tribute artists Mike Albert (’70s Elvis) and Scot Bruce (’50s Elvis) swivel their hips and curl their lips to the sound of the Big E Band. 8pm. $15, $25 & $45.

THEATER/CIRCUS: The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Featuring comedian Rob Torres, singer Diamond Redd, juggler Jenn Slaw, aerialist Joshua Dean and vaudevillians Mr. Pennygaff, Ringmistress Philomena, Orificular Love Poetry, Sabrina Chap and more. 9pm. $20.

FUNDRAISER/THEATER/MUSIC: “Tales of 13” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The Adirondack Theatre Festival’s Winter Benefit features entertainment and auctions, as well as food and beverages. 7pm. $65, $80, $120 & $150.

MUSIC: The High Peaks Band @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. $5.

MUSIC: Neversink @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Pony in the Pancake. 9pm.

MUSIC: “The Bearsville Sessions V” @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Bassist-vocalist Minique Flambeau, vocalist-keyboardist Ross Rice, drummer Eric Parker and guitarist Adam Widoff play the rock music of the ’60s British Invasion – minus the Beatles and Stones. 9pm. $15.

THEATER: “Next Fall” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. It’s opening night for the regional premiere of the 2010 Tony Award nominee for Best Play. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: The Reverberators @ Pinhead Susan’s, Schenectady. 9pm.

MUSIC: Jonesville @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 6pm.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude & David Caldwell-Mason @ Athos, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Steve Candlen @ the Irish Times, Saratoga Springs. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Trummors @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. With Zachary Cale and Woodsy Pride. 8pm. $5.