1/28/12: Today’s Tips: Saturday

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Exit Dome 5 @ WMHT-TV Studios at Rensselaer Technology Park, North Greenbush. Radio station WEXT-FM presents its fifth Local 518 benefit concert featuring Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, MaryLeigh & the Fauves, Caroline MotherJudge, the City Never Sleeps, Rosary Beard and M.R. Poulopoulos. 7pm. $50 donation gets you a pair of tix. Related story.

MUSIC: Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber @ Proctors, Schenectady. The first show of the 2012 Party Horns NYC concert series. 7:30pm. $15. Related story.

MUSIC: Aztec Two-Step @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady. The dynamic folk-pop duo of Neal Schulman and Rex Fowler are back in the spotlight again. 7:30pm. $28. Related story.

MUSIC: Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard @ Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts, Albany. Performing as part of Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts’ open house. Classes are free throughout the day. 2pm. FREE. Related story.

MUSIC: “See the Future! Saturday Night Sampler” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Bobby Sweet and Closer Still. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: TN4 @ Pinto & Hobbs, Albany. Guitarist-songwriter Todd Nelson and his instrumental band. 9pm. Related story.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers @ the American Legion Post 1489, Wynantskill. Rockabilly and ole time rock & roll for a good cause. 8pm. $8.

MUSIC: The Wiyos @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. In support of their new album, “Twist.” 9pm. $15.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Old Songs Sampler @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Benefit for the upcoming Old Songs Festival featuring the Grafton Street Trio, the Rebecca Angel Band, Alien Folklife, Low ‘N Lonesome, more. 8pm.

MUSIC: Misstallica @ Bogie’s, Albany. yes, you guessed it – an all-female Metallica tribute band. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Langhorne Slim @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With Holy Ghost Tent Revival. 8pm. $13.

FILM: “Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance” @ the Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema, Pittsfield. The world premiere screening of Bob Hercules’ documentary about the Joffrey Ballet. Narrated by Mandy Patinkin. A panel discussion with Sasha Anawalt (author of “The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company”), the film’s director Bob Hercules, Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley C. Wheater and former Joffrey principal dancers Trinette Singleton and Christian Holder will be webcast live following the film, and audience members will be able to submit questions for the panel through Twitter. 1:30pm. $8. Also at Proctors, Schenectady at 1:30pm. $5.

MUSIC: Collin Raye @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The country music hitmaker lands in the spotlight in support of his new inspirational album, “His Love Remains.” 8pm. $46.50.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Woman’s Club of Albany. With guest musicians Peter Davis, Don Young and Kevin Maul. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Start Making Sense @ Jillian’s, Albany. Talking Heads tribute band. With Great White Caps. $13. Related story.

MUSIC: The Lazy Suns @ the Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls. With the Ed Jahn Project. 7pm. Related story.

MUSIC: Smittix @ The Linda, Albany. Ska, reggae, rock, punk and more. With Skadee and Hard Soul. 7:30pm. $12. Related story.

MUSIC: Solid Smoke @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Funk and soul… 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Danielle Gaudin @ TJ’s Flightline Pub, Glenville. With James Dowen and Kindred. 8pm. $5. Related story.

READINGS: Elaine Handley, Marilyn McCabe and Mary Sanders Shartle @ One Roof, Saratoga Springs. The three poets celebrate the publication of their collaborative book “Tear of the Clouds.” 5pm.

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