5/19/14: Today’s Tips: Monday

May 19th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Nippertown’s premier jug band whips up a front-porch Americana roots ruckus. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Kim Lenz & the Jaguars @ the Ale House, Troy. Rollicking rockabilly redhead. As Rolling Stone said, ““If Elvis had been a woman, he probably would have sounded just like Kim Lenz…” 8pm. $10.

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MUSIC: Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Master jazz drummer-composer Bobby Previte leads an ensemble of upstate New York musicians through an exploration of the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Morning Parade @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The British alt-rockers roll into town in support of their brand new sophomore album, Pure Adulterated Joy. With Bricks + Mortar. 8pm. $10.27 & $12.

MUSIC: Jeff Martell @ Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. 8pm. FREE.

THEATER ON FILM: King Lear @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. 7pm. $15; $12 children 12 & under.

FILM: “Pulp Fiction” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s the 20th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 break-through hit, an outrageous look at honor among lowlifes starring John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson as a pair of hit men and Bruce Willis as a crooked boxer planning to take it on the lam. 7pm. $5; $3 children.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With host Billy Harrison. 8pm.