6/25/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: World Percussion Quartet Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. One-of-a-kind ensemble combines African, Indian, Caribbean and North American music featuring percussionists Brian Melick, Devesh Chandra, Zorkie Nelson and Aston “Robot” Ellis. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC: George Thorogood & the Destroyers @ Empire State Plaza’s Convention Hall, Albany. “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” “Who Do You Love.” “I Drink Alone.” “Move It On Over.” “Bad to the Bone.” With Fifth On the Floor and Scotty Mac & the Rockin’ Bonnevilles. 5pm. FREE. NOTE: This show has been moved indoors to the Convention Hall due to the weather forecast… GO HERE for Don Wilcock’s interview with George Thorogood…

MUSIC: Blues for Breakfast @ Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Troy. Rockin’ On the River celebrates the music of the Grateful Dead. 5pm. FREE. NOTE: This concert has been postponed to Wednesday, September 3, due to the weather. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC: “American Idol” Live @ the Times Union Center, Albany. NOTE: This concert has been cancelled.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ the Trojan Hotel, Troy. The burning question is, “Does the Rockin’ on the River after-party go on even if there’s no Rockin’ On the River? We’ll find out… 8pm.

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MUSIC: Screaming Orphans @ Freedom Park, Scotia. Celtic-meets-pop. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

THEATER: “Kiss Me, Kate” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Joe Calarco directs the classic Shakespeare meets Cole Porter romp. 2 & 7pm.

MUSIC: The Joe Finn Jazz Quartet @ Jewish Community Center Pavilion, Albany. It’s the final show of the Summer in the City jazz concert series. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

DANCE: Jacob’s Pillow, Becket. The final performances of the Trey McIntyre Project at the Ted Shawn Theatre. 8pm. Through Sunday. Also, Unreal Hip-Hop at the Doris Duke Theatre. 8:15pm. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: The Rev Tor Band @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

THEATER: “Working on a Special Day” @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. The New England premiere of an unexpected love story between an overworked housewife and a mysterious bachelor directed by and starring Ana Graham and Antonio Vega. 7:30pm.

THEATER: “Fully Committed” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Adirondack Theatre Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary season with Becky Mode’s homegrown comedy starring Sam Lloyd (“Scrubs”) as an aspiring actor who works as the reservationist at a posh Manhattan restaurant. In a tour de force performance, he also plays close to 40 callers, including a wealthy socialite, a gangster, a Japanese tourist, and a supermodel’s frenzied assistant. 2 & 7:30pm. $15-$40. Through Saturday.

MUSIC: New York Players @ Taste, Albany. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Fast Company @ North End Firehouse, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Hosted by Sonny Speed with featured performer Phil Drum digging into the Lonnie Johnson songbag. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm featured performer followed by open mic and closing jam session.

MUSIC: The Silver Arrow Band @ Red Square, Albany. 9pm. FREE.

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