4/6/13: Today’s Tips: Saturday

April 6th, 2013, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ the Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. Accompanied by guitarist Bobby Long, mandolinist Michael Eck, percussionist Steve Herubin and bassist Kathy Quinlan. Bobby Long opens the show. The concert is a benefit for St. Vincent’s Preschool in Albany. 7pm. $15. More info here…

THEATER: Bread & Puppet Theater @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. “Dead Man Rises” and other short shows, including “A Man Says Goodbye,” “President & Chair” and “History of Humanity.” 2 & 8pm. $12.50; students & children $5. More info here…

MUSIC: IAMDYNAMITE @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With the Virgin Marys and New Politics. 8pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Sirsy @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. It’s the CD release party for Mel & Rich’s new album Coming Into Frame, produced by Grammy-winners Paul Kolderie and Sean Slade (Hole, Radiohead, Dresden Dolls, Pixies). With Wild Adriatic. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: New Red Scare @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. CD release party for the band’s new album Waiting for a Spark on Altercation Records. With Cry Havoc, Bourbon Scum, Damn Broads and Linear North. 9pm. $5.

MUSIC: American Babies @ Red Square, Albany. Tom Hamilton and his Americana band are joined by special guest bassist Andrew Altman from Railroad Earth. With Rodeo Barons. 9pm. $12. Go here to enter to win FREE TICKETS…

DANCE: The Next Move Festival of Modern Dance @ Proctors, Schenectady. Night Two of the third annual fest features three works by the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company (Vooz-é-la, Becoming and Oh, My…) and Lucky Plush Productions’ Cinderbox 2.0. 7pm.

MUSIC: Kim Kilby and C.B. Smith @ More Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes. A song-swap concert with each playing solo as well as together as a duo. 7pm.

DANCE ON FILM: “TAO” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The premiere of the third collaborative dance film between Argentinian filmmaker Cayetana Vidal and choreographer and dancer Sofia Mazza, who explore the superimposition of movement and image. Followed by panel discussion and reception. 7:30pm. $6. More info here…

MUSIC: Lou & Peter Berryman @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady. The fab, funny, former husband-and-wife folk duo returns with songs silly and sublime. 7:30pm. $24.

COMEDY/MUSIC: Don White @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Duo Parnas @ the Hudson Opera House, Hudson. The Parnas sisters – violinist Madalyn and cellist Cicely – are joined by pianist Vincent Adragna for Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 4, Cassado’s Cello Suite, Martinu’s Duo No 1, Ravel’s Piano Trio. 8pm. $18.

DANCE: “An Evening with the Ballets Russes” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Les Sylphides (Fokine/Chopin), L’Apres midi d’un Faune (Nijinsky/Debussy) and Firebird (Limoli after Fokine/Stravinsky). 8pm. $8; seniors $5; students & children FREE. Also at 3pm on Sunday.

MUSIC: “Elvis Lives” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Featuring the finalists from the Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, each representing Elvis during different stages in his career, including Bill Cherry, Kevin Mills, Leo Days and Ben Klein. Also Ann-Margret tribute artist Lorri Russo. 8pm. $20, $30, $35, $40 & $55.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Erin Harkes Band with Oran Mor Pipe Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Benefit for Oran Mor Pipe Band. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Contrapposto @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 8:30pm. The electronic-pop duo of Jacob Pitcher and Mirabai Iwanko. 8:30pm. $12.

MUSIC: The Spurs USA @ the Fort Salem Theater, Fort Salem. The Berkshires’ old-school country combo serves up “The Many Faces of Classic Country Western Music,” featuring selections by Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, and a cadre of country’s greatest songwriters. 8pm. $25 (includes a $6 credit for refreshments). More info here…

COMEDY: David Sedaris @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out.

MUSIC: Patti Rothberg @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Big Sister. 9pm.

MUSIC: Lovesick @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. With Breakfast in Fur and Dirty River. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Professor Louie & the Crowmatix @ the BSP Lounge, Kingston. With RoseAnn Fino. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Jeff Gonzales @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. 9pm.

MUSIC: Drew Jacobs @ Desolation Road Studios, Altamont. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Spring Kook @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. It’s a Musty Chiffon dance party featuring DJ Gio, Dini Lamot, the Kookettes and more. 10pm. $10.

MUSIC: Colleen Pratt & Friends @ Panza’s Restaurant, Saratoga Lake. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Emerald Dawn @ American Glory, Hudson. 8pm.

PARTICIPATORY FILM: “Rocky Horror Picture Show” @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany. You’ve seen the movie, and you’ve thrown the toast. Now, expand your Rocky Horror experience with a live performance by Albany’s own shadowcast troupe, The Whip It Outskirts! 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Bearsville Sessions @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The all-star Woodstock band – keyboardist Ross Rice, drummer Eric Parker, guitarist Jimmy Eppard, saxman David Laks and bassist Jerry Mitnick – and their special guests offer an evening of real rock ‘n’ roll roots music. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Dave Render @ the Towne Tavern, Averill Park. 9:30pm.