1/27/12: Today’s Tips: Friday

January 27th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Thurston Moore @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Sonic Youth guitar-strangler brings his other band to town in support of his decidedly more mellow, but no less adventurous album, “Demolished Thoughts,” produced by Beck. With Joshua Burkett. 9pm. $20. Related story.

MUSIC: Diego Garcia @ The Linda, Albany. In the wake of his stand-out performance at LarkFest back in September, Garcia returns to town in support of his solo debut, “Laura.” 8pm. $15. Related story.

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ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. Art gallery receptions, music and more… 5-9pm. FREE.

FILM: “Toxie: Toxic Avenger Troma-Fest” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It Came From Schenectady screens the quintessential Trom flick, “Toxic Avenger” on a double-bill with “Cannibal: The Musical,” directed by Trey Parker (“South Park,” “Book of Mormon”). With a live appearance by “Toxie” director Lloyd Kaufman. 7pm. $9; students $6.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Putnam Den, Sarataoga Springs. CD release party for the band’s sophomore album, “Holy Smokes.” With the Mallett Brothers Band.

MUSIC: Charlie Albright @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center, Albany. Hailed by The Washington Post as “among the most gifted musicians of his generation, the acclaimed, award-winning classical pianist performs a solo concert. 7:30pm. $20.

MUSIC: Bill Staines @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A true folk troubadour, the singer-songwriter’s tunes have been recorded by everyone from Jerry Jeff Walker to Nanci Griffith to Grandpa Jones, but nobody sings ’em like he does. 8pm. $17.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. Amsterdam-based acoustic blues duo. 6:30pm. Related story.

MUSIC: Normal Instruments @ Jillian’s, Albany. Live improv band featuring Jeff Bujak, Michael Carter (of the Indobox), Jules Jenssen (of Higher Organix) and Matt Beckett (of Cosmic Dust Bunnies).

THEATER: “The Legacy of Human Property” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present an original historical play by Castleton’s Eric Washburn. 8pm. $10; under 18 $8. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: The Popa Chubby Band @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 7 & 9:30pm. $18. Related story.

MUSIC: WeMustBe @ American Glory, Hudson. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Tichy Boys @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. 8pm; note new earlier start time. $5.

MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

MUSIC: What She Said @ Pinhead Susan’s, Schenectady. 9pm.

MUSIC: Elf Project @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Motorhome, the College Farm and Jack Nemier. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Johnny Monster Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. 9pm. FREE.

One thought on “1/27/12: Today’s Tips: Friday”

  1. Frank says:

    Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers @ Bat Shea’s Pub 95 Ferry Street Troy, 9:00PM free

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