10/20/12: Today’s Tips: Saturday

MUSIC: Keb Mo @ The Egg, Albany. Three-time Grammy Award-winning bluesman Keb Mo returns to Nippertown with his band for a concert in support of his latest album, The Reflection. 8pm. $34.50. More info here…

MUSIC: Silversun Pickups @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. In support of their new album, Neck of the Woods. With Cloud Nothings and Atlas Genius. 8pm. $27.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/THEATER/MORE: StoryHarvest: A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table @ Freedom Square, Troy. Featuring the Korean percusiion ensemble Sonagi Project and Vermont’s venerable Bread & Puppet Theater. Public art workshop at 11am; parade at 3pm; Bread & Puppet performance at 4pm; Sonagi Project concert at 5pm; community pot luck dinner at 6pm. FREE. Rain location is the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. More info here…

MUSIC: Professor Louie & the Crowmatix @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Woodstock roots-rockers return to the Spa City in celebration of the release of their new album, Wings On Fire. 8pm. $22. More info here…

OPERA ON FILM: “L’Elisir D’Amore” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The Metropolitan Opera opens its 2012-13 season with a new production of Donizetti’s delightful comic gem starring Russian diva Anna Netrebko – in her second consecutive Met opening night — as the irresistible heroine Adina. 12:55pm. $25; students $15.

MUSIC: The Loser’s Lounge @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. It’s a Muppet Music Extravaganza as NYC’s favorite all-star tribute ensemble pays homage to the music made famous by Jim Henson’s timeless puppets. 3pm. $12; children $8. More info here…

FILM: “Radio Unnameable” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. This documentary film by Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson paints a fascinating portrait of influential WBAI-FM radio personality Bob Fass, who revolutionized the airwaves by developing a patchwork of music, politics, comedy and reports from the street, effectively creating free-form radio. 6:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: M.R. Poulopoulos @ More Bread & Jam, Cohoes. Poulopoulos showcases some new tunes with guest musicians, including bassist John Rice, drummer Tommy Krebs and pedal steel player Roger Noyes. 7pm.

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MUSIC: Diva & the Dirty Boys @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Featuring Metroland founder Peter Iselin on keyboards. With a special reunion of Urban Gumbo in their first time together on stage in a decade. 9pm. $5. More info here…

FILM: “The Sun” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Acclaimed Russian filmmaker Alexander Sokurov creates an incisive, eerie portrait of the enigmatic Japanese Emperor Hirohito during the twilight of World War II, as he faces surrender and renunciation of his divine status. 4:15pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Babe City @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. 8pm. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled.

MUSIC: Golden Oldies Spectacular @ Proctors, Schenectady. Jump into the Wayback Machine for a trip down music’s Memory Lane with Little Anthony & the Imperials, the Duprees, the Brooklyn Bridge, David Somerville (original lead singer of the Diamonds) and LaLa Brooks (original lead singer of the Crystals). 7pm. $36.75, $44.75 & $51.75.

MUSIC: The John Kribs Trio @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Also featuring Orion Kribs and fiddler Doug Moody. 8pm.

FILM: “Stars in Shorts” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Seven short films (all from the last year and a half or so) featuring famous actors – Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, Julia Stiles and Lily Tomlin. The films are a real mix – comedy, sci-fi, drama, even a musical – and they come together nicely as a well-rounded theatrical presentation. 8:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: The Smithereens @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Veteran power-popsters. With Purple K’nif and Rennie Cantine. 9pm. $30 & $40.

MUSIC: Alan Jackson @ the Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls. Country superstar. 7:30pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Oktober Fest @ Brown’s Brewing Company, Troy. Featuring the music of Flood Road, the Stray Dogs and the glorious return of raucous and oompapous Fritz’s Polka Band. 2-10pm. $7.

MUSIC: Winterpills @ Dream Away Lodge, Becket. An intimate, 90% unplugged, full band show. With Rosary Beard. 8pm.

COMEDY/MUSIC: Sandra Bernhard’s “I Love Being Me, Don’t You?” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. A hybrid of stand-up comedy and rock ‘n roll, a raucous mix of political satire, pop culture commentary and cabaret. 8pm. $35 & $50; VIP $65. More info here…

MUSIC: The Australian Pink Floyd Show @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Exposed in the Light World Tour 2012. 8pm. $25, $35, $45 & $55.

MUSIC: The Ray Mason Band @ the Ale House, Troy. Roots-rockin’. 9pm.

BURLESQUE: Burlesque Paradiso 1920’s Revue @ Ristorante Paradiso, Albany. Speakeasy-styled burlesque hosted by and starring Miss Roxxie Tart. 9pm. $12.

COMEDY: Doug Stanhope @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC: Adrenalin Pumpkin @ Sunnyside Gardens, Saratoga Springs. Guitarist-vocalist John Kribs, banjo champion Chris Leske and bassist/vocalist Arlin Greene. 12noon-4pm unless the weather is nasty.

MUSIC: Jeanne O’Connor @ Panza’s Restaurant, Saratoga Lake. The jazz vocalist is joined by pianist Peg Delaney and bassist Bill Delaney. 7pm.

MUSIC: Bobby Dick & Susie Q @ the Pub on 9, Bolton Landing. 8pm. More info here…

MUSIC: Kevin Wayne & the Retrobilleze @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. Roots-rock Americana country. 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: BioDiesel @ Red Square, Albany. With Digital Dharma. 9pm. $13.

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Portofinos Restaurant, Latham. 7pm.

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