6/11/13: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

June 11th, 2013, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Son Volt @ The Egg, Albany. Jay Farrar, who along with Jeff Tweedy spearheaded the alt-country movement with the band Uncle Tupelo, formed Son Volt in 1990s, a group known for its melodic songs that radiate intelligence, honesty and melancholy. The band lands in Albany in support of their latest album Honky Tonk. Colonel Ford, featuring members of Son Volt, will open the show. 7:30pm. $24.

MUSIC: The Midnight Society @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Celebrating the release of their new album, Footprints. With Siren and RTL. 8pm.

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MUSIC: The Pipe Kings @ Cook Park, Colonie. Kicking off the 2013 season of Tuesday Nights in the Park. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for the full season schedule…

MUSIC: The Landfill Mountain Boys @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Jose Malone’s Mexican Irish Restaurant, Troy. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Mark Nomad @ the Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. Master slide guitarist. 8pm. FREE.

SPOKEN WORD: WXW Story Slam @ yBar, Pittsfield. 8pm.

FILM: “Seabiscuit” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Starring Jeff Bridges and Tobey Maguire, the 2003 film is the kick-off of the Saratoga 150 Film Festival. 7:30pm. $5; FREE with ArtsPass.