8/10/12: Today’s Tips: Friday

THEATER: “Frame Upon Frame, Chapter One: God’s Woods” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A new theater-music-media performance constructed by Claudia Bruce (singer, performer), Gerald von Stoddard (musician, songwriter) and John Musall (musician, singer) with text and media by Linda Mussmann, including 8mm movies, video clips, overhead projections and live-video feed manipulated on stage. 7:45pm. $10. Through Saturday.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The Basilica Music Festival @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. “Metal Machine Music: Solo Noise Artists and Their Machines” featuring Liturgy, Mick Barr, C. Lavender, Brian Dewan and a special all-star performance by Kris Perry’s Machines. With Rainbow in the Dark DJs with DJ Robin Corolan. Doors at 7pm. $15. More info here…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Hudson Music Festival @ various locations, Hudson. It’s Day One of the three-day fest that takes place all throughout the city of Hudson. Tonight’s performers include Young Paris, the Compact, Head Womb, Jamie Kent & the Options, Amerikan Citizens, Peter Sando, Shandy, more. 5pm. Mostly FREE. More info here…

MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the orchestra and violinist Arabella Steinbacher in a program that includes Higdon’s Concerto for Orchestra, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2. 8pm. NOTE: Tonight only you can purchase amphitheater tix for lawn tix prices – $22; children 12 and under FREE.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: moe.down @ Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Turin. After two years in Mohawk, moe.down returns to Turin. It’s Day One of the three-day fest. Today’s bands include Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, the kyle Hollingsworth Band, Infantree, the Everyone Orchestra and, of course, moe. Music starts at 4pm.

CIRCUS: Zoppe Italian Circus @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s a world of acrobatics, equestrian showmanship, jugglers, canine capers, clowns and an abundance of audience participation under the big top. No seat is more than 25 feet from the action. 1 & 7pm. $25 & $35; kids 17 and under $15 & $25. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Wild Adriatic @ Shepard Park, Lake George. With Closer Still. 7pm.

MUSIC: Stefon Harris & Blackout @ Belleayre Music Festival at Belleayre Mountain, Highmount. 8pm. $26.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Assortment of Crayons @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. A benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs. With Nice Try Kid, For No One, Exovox, the Hollow Glow and Stay Gold. 8pm.

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MUSIC: The Slaughterhouse Chorus @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With the Pass and Orpahn Legs. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Bobby Dick’s Rock & Roll 101 @ the Pub on 9, Bolton Landing. 8pm.

MUSIC: Jamcrackers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Frank Jaklitsch @ Ryan’s Wake, Troy. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Matt McCabe @ Scallions, Saratoga Springs. 6pm.

FILM: Friday Outdoor Movies @ the pocket park at 328 Warren Street, Hudson. “Independence Day” (1996), sponsored by Time + Space Limited. Bring a chair, a friend and some popcorn. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Red Square, Albany. 9pm.

MUSIC: Imagining Lennon & McCartney @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Lee Shaw @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Zachary Cale & Trummors @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. With the Alexander Turnquist/Otto Hauser Duo. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band @ the Fountain, Albany. Early style New Orleans and Chicago jazz. 10pm. Also 10pm on Saturday.

MUSIC: “Spirit of Johnny Cash” @ Roaring Brook Ranch, Lake George. Featuring Harold Ford and Laura Lucy as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. 8pm. $24.

FILM: “You’ve Been Trumped” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Director Anthony Baxter captures all of the drama and controversy as celebrity tycoon Donald Trump attempts to steamroll Scottish wilderness for the sake of golf courses. With a soundtrack by Sigur Ros’ Jonsi. Film producer Richard Phinney offers a Q&A session following the 7:30pm screening. 5:30 & 7:30pm. $5. Also at 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30pm on Saturday.

MUSIC: Steven L. Smith Band @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The McKrells @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Erin Harkes Band @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Black Mountain Symphony. 10pm. $5.

DANCE: Take Dance @ PS21, Chatham. 8pm. $30; students $18. Also on Saturday.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Standard Clams @ Prospect Park, Troy. 6pm. FREE. UPDATE at 3:30pm: This show has been cancelled due to the weather.

MUSIC: Al & Kathy Bain @ the Olde Bryan Inn, Saratoga Springs. 6pm.

MUSIC: Radio Junkies @ JP Bruno’s, Glens Falls. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Frank Manning @ Panza’s Restaurant, Saratoga Lake. 7pm.

MUSIC: Total Soul @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Headroom @ JP Bruno’s, Glens Falls. 10:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Funk Evolution @ Dango’s, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

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