1/7/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 21st century big band blast. 8pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Death Before Dishonor @ Bogies, Albany. Boston hardcore. With Betrayal and Seeker. 7pm. $12.
SPOKEN WORD: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With featured performer Gemineye. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $5; $3 students.
MUSIC: The Stringdusters @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Bluegrass and country. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Tom Carroll @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. 8pm. FREE.