9/3/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

September 3rd, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ The Egg, Albany. A regular on the Experience Hendrix tour, blues-rock guitarslinger KWS & band finally get a Nippertown headlining theater slot. With 7Horse. 8pm. $39.75, $44.75 & $59.75. (Also streaming live at Yahoo at 9:15pm.)

MUSIC/ART: September in the City Art Fair @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. It’s the kick-off of the weekly fair featuring lots of artwork by Local 518 visual artists of various media, as well as music by Steve Candlen – the only Nippertown musician to have been voted Best Male Vocalist in Metroland one year and Best Drummer the next. 11:30am-2pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

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MUSIC: Blues for Breakfast @ Riverfront Park, Troy. The Grateful Dead tribute band wraps up the Rockin’ On the River concert series… 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. More Grateful Dead and stuff… 10pm.

READING: Caffe Lena Poetry Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With featured readers Paul Pines and Mike Jurkovic. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm readings. $5.

OPERA ON FILM: “Capriccio” @ Proctors, Schenectady. RenĂ©e Fleming stars alongside Bo Skovhus and Christoph Eschenbach in this production of Richard Strauss’ opera from the Wiener Staatsoper. 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30pm. $20; $10 students.