5/31/13: Today’s Tips: Friday

MUSIC: Anders Osborne @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. The New Orleans transplanted from Sweden serves up a solo acoustic concert chock full of roots rock. With Tim Herron Corporation and Clarence Bucaro. 9:30pm. $17.

MUSIC/PERFORMANCE: David Greenberger & A Strong Dog @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The master monologist and mayor of Duplex Planet joins forces with his new all-star band – Kevin Maul, Matthew Loiacono and Mitch Throop – to celebrate the release of their new CD, So Tough. With William Rees. 8pm. $17.

ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5-9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Blues, in conjunction with Troy Night Out. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Mysteios @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. The Local 518 garage rock stalwarts throw a double-barrelled party as they celebrate the release of their new album Play Louder as well as Tambourine Girl’s birthday. Party on! Hosted by Jimmy Barrett with Off the Record and Houston Controlling Now opening the show. 8pm.

FESTIVAL/FILM: Berkshire International Film Festival @ Beacon Cinema, Pittsfield. It’s Day One of the Pittsfield festivities, featuring “The Spectacular Now.”

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MUSIC: Lindsey Webster & the Gigantic Ass Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. CD release party. 9pm. $10.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival @ Lake George Forum, Lake George. It’s the first round of the annual competition. 10am. $20. More info here…

MUSIC: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Soul-singin’ powerhouse Arleigh Kincheloe and her eight-piece band churn up a storm. 9pm. $20.

MUSIC: Konshens @ the Washington Avenue Armory, Albany. Reggae dance party. With Serani. Doors open at 9pm. $40.

MUSIC: Yarn @ the Garage, Pittsfield. Blake Christiana leads the Americana combo. 8pm. $15.

GAME SHOW: “The Price Is Right Live” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Can you get closest without going over? Personally, we’re holding out for the live tour of “Treasure Hunt”… 7:30pm. $32.75, $42.75 & $52.75. Also pre-sale party in the Palace courtyard at 4:30pm with Ill Funk Ensemble.

MUSIC: The Stone Revival Band @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With the High Peaks Band. 9:30pm.

MUSIC: Joe Lowry & the Second Mile Blues Band @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Oobleck @ the Ruck, Troy. Funkin’ it up… 8pm. FREE.

THEATER: Pentimento Playback Theatre Troupe @ the Holistic Network, Albany. Improvisational theater in which audience members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot by five actors and a musician. 8pm. $10; students $8.

MUSIC: Mundo Nuevo @ Carmen’s Cafe, Troy. Cuban rhythms… 6 & 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: The John Kribs Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm.

MUSIC: Salted Bones @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Time Benders @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. With Minstrels of Now. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers @ the Cask & Rasher, Coxsackie. 8pm.

MUSIC: The New Zion Trio @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. The Kingston-based jazz-reggae band celebrates the release of their sophomore album, Chaliwa. With Murali Coryell. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Jody Shayne Quartet @ Athos Restaurant, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Tica Douglas @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. The singer-songwriter showcases her new album, Summer Valentine. With Noro. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: The Willie & Jan Band @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. Featuring Willie Nininger and Jan Scruggs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: TAPESTRYquartet @ Muddy’s Too, Watervliet. 4pm.

One Response to “5/31/13: Today’s Tips: Friday”

  1. Jam Head says:

    I’m not seeing nearly enough TRIBUTE BANDS here!

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