7/3/12: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

MUSIC: Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet Sound Prints @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The Skidmore Summer Jazz Festival continues with a knockout concert by saxman Lovano and trumpeter Douglas and their all-star band featuring pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron. 8pm. FREE.

FILM: “Red Tails” @ the North Adams Harriman-West Airport, North Adams. MASS MoCA presents an outdoor screening on what becomes — for one night only — the largest movie screen in the state: the door of a hangar at North Adams’ Harriman-West airport. 8pm. $7; $3 kids under 12; $14 per car.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. The “Howlin’ at the Moon” concert series continues… 7pm. $3.

MUSIC: James Taylor @ Tanglewood, Lenox. It’s Day Two of Taylor’s annual three-night stand at Tanglewood. 7pm. $24-$98.

READING: Louise Gluck @ Skidmore College’s Davis Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. The NYS Summer Writers Institute presents a poetry and fiction reading with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gluck and Caryl Phillips. 8pm. FREE.

FILM/MUSIC: Film + Video Series @ Canal Square, Cohoes. The evening will open with a performance by Swamp Baby, followed by three short films, including Douglas Urbank’s seven-minute “WWII,” with live music by Swamp Baby. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Tri-County Banjo Band @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Swing Docs @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE.

READING/PERFORMANCE: The Nitty Gritty Slam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Sign-up at 7pm; open mic at 7:30pm; slam at 8pm. $5; students $3.

MUSIC: Max Pain & the Groovies @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Tex Railer’s Doomtown. 8pm.

MUSIC: Who Are You @ VFW Hall, Great Barrington. The Who tribute band kicks off the inaugural season of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Eagles Band @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The kick-off of the weekly Concerts on the Lawn series. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Betsy & the ByeGons @ Mr. Bill’s Car Hop, South Glens Falls. 6pm.

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