6/14/13: Today’s Tips: Friday

MUSIC: George Cole & Eurocana @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. In support of their new album, Riverside Drive on David Grisman’s Acoustic Disc label, the gifted guitarist-vocalist and his band serve up the Great American Songbook – George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and more – heated up with a Django Reinhardt-styled Gypsy jazz-swing sound. With the Kalamazoo duo Red Tail Ring. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Atlas Genius @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The Australians roll into town in support of their new album, When It Was Now. 8pm. $14.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: The Whipple City Festival @ various location, Greenwich. All sorts of family-fun activities and a concert by Hair of the Dog in Mowry Park at 7pm. FREE. More info here…

MUSIC: Michael-Louis Smith @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany. It’s a homecoming concert for the jazz guitarist and his band, as the celebrate the release of their new album, First Black Nation. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Swing Noire @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. Vermont-based Gypsy jazz combo on the roof of the Tang for the next installment of the UpBeat On the Roof concert series. 7pm. FREE. (Rain location: Inside the museum).

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. Trace Adkins and Montgomery Gentry headline Day Two of the new country music fest. Also on today’s schedule are Craig Campbell, Justin Moore, the Hop City Hellcats, Blackberry Smoke and more. Music starts at 12:15pm. $89. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule…

MUSIC: Grupo Fantasma @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The 10-piece Austin-based band defies musical genres – from Latin-to-funk-to-jazz-and-beyond – and keeps the dance floor packed. 9pm. $25.

FESTIVAL: Sand Lake Kiwanis Summerfest @ Butler Park, Averill Park. Amusement rides all day, and music by the Reverberators at 7:30pm.

MUSIC: The Tom Healey Band @ Casey Finn’s, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Et Tu Bruce @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The up-and-coming London-based rockers are celebrating the release of their debut album, Suburban Sunshine. With Beki Brindle & the Hotheads. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Apollo’s Creed @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Skeletons in the Piano, Purifier and Parasoma. 9pm.

MUSIC: Agape Blues Co. @ More Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes.

PARTICIPATORY DANCE/MUSIC: The Resonators @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Blues ‘n’ swing dance. 8pm. $10, which includes a free beverage.

MUSIC: Triskele @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Trio @ Aperitivo, Schenectady. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Joe Lowry & the Second Mile Blues Band @ the Ruck, Troy. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Wheel @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany.

MUSIC: Bobby Dick & Suzie Q @ the Pub on 9, Bolton Landing. 8pm.

MUSIC: Woodford Way @ the Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. Local duo, covering classics and playing originals. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Silk & Steel Drum Band @ Taste, Albany. 7pm. $5.

FILM: “They Accepted the Pleasures of Morning” @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. Screening followed by Q&A with director Basma Alsharif. 8pm. Admission $5-10, sliding scale.

FILM: “The Place Beyond the Pines” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Director Derek Cianfrance filmed in Schenectady, examining the unexpected consequences of stunt rider Luke Glanton’s (Ryan Gosling) fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child, an incident that puts him in the crosshairs of eager young cop Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper). 7:30pm. $7; $5 for students. Also at 7:30pm on Sunday.

2 Responses to “6/14/13: Today’s Tips: Friday”

  1. dan hogan says:

    Soul Sky at Duffy’s in Albany tonight too

  2. tim fiato says:

    The George Boone Blues Band will be appearing at The annual “Sculpture in the Streets Garden Party” is this evening @ 5:30. Sculpture in the Streets is an annual, outdoor art exhibition in downtown Albany. This year’s exhibition will kick-off with the Garden Party, on June 14 at Liberty Park (right near the bus station).

    This year’s Sculpture in the Streets will bring historic retail signs to Downtown Albany from June 2013 – May 2014.

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