4/26/12: Today’s Tips: Thursday

April 26th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Revue @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Dyn-o-mite triple bill featuring Ryder Cooley, Shana Falana and Julia Read. 9pm. $5.

FILM: “The Fairy” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A film by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy that tells the tale of hotel night-shift worker Dom who meets a barefoot woman named Fiona who tells him she is a fairy, and grants him three wishes. However, before she is able to grant the third wish, she mysteriously disappears. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Larkin Poe @ the Garage at the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Roots music from sisters Rebecca & Megan Lovell in support of their brand new EP, “Thick as Thieves.” With the Shadowboxers. 9pm. $10.

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MEMORIAL: Levon Helm Memorial Services @ Helm’s home, 160 Plochmann Lane, Woodstock. Friends and fans can pay their respects between 10am-3pm. Details here. NOTE: Do not drive to the home.

MUSIC: Conspirator @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. In support of their new album, “Unlocked – Live From the Georgia Theatre,” featuring Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner (of the Disco Biscuits), Chris Michett (from RAQ) and drummer KJ Sawka. With Blockhead and Dirty Paris. 8:45pm. $17.

MUSIC: Brass-O-Mania! Big Band @ Jillian’s, Albany. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sepultura @ Bogie’s, Albany. No, they’re not as mighty as they were way back when, but you can bet that this is still gonna be one of those up-close headbangin’ shows that will stick in your skull for days… at least. With Death Angel, Krisiun, Havok, Dolabra, GoatFight and the Final Sleep. 6pm. $30

MUSIC: O.A.R. @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. With Barefoot Truth. 8pm. NOTE: This show has been postponed to Friday, September 7 due to a family medical emergency.

MUSIC: Buzzard @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. A fundraiser for DiVinyl Revolution, Saratoga’s indie record store. With Sime Geezus and 12-year-old rapper Cryptic. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Kyle Carey Trio @ the Crandall Library, Glens Falls. And evening of Gaelic Americana. 7pm. FREE.

FILM: “The Battle of Algiers” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. One of the most influential political films in history, director Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1966 classic “The Battle of Algiers” vividly recreates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. 7:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: The Jerry Weldon Quartet @ Flo’s Lark Tavern, Albany. The tenor sax titan rolls into town for a show with drummer Joe Barna, organist John LeRoy and saxman Keith Pray. 7:30 & 9pm.

MUSIC: Roy Zimmerman @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. If you missed him at the Eighth Step earlier this month, here’s your chance to catch more funny songs about ignorance, war and greed. 8pm. $15.

FILM: “Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride” @ Proctors, Schenectady. QFest continues… 7:30pm. $8.

MUSIC: The Inimitable Beverly D @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Henry’s Rifle @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. It’s another Three Bands for $3 Thursday at Valentine’s. With the Ten Foot Polecats Duo and Molly Gene’s One Whoaman Band. 8pm. $3.