11/26/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

November 26th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

We’ll be updating today’s listings with any postponements or cancellations as they are announced throughout the day…

MUSIC: Dave Davies @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The Kinks’ guitar hero and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer cranks up those Kinks classics as well as his too often overlooked solo work, including selections from his latest album, Rippin’ Up Time. 7:30pm. $30, $50 & $70. UPDATE: Due to snow emergency, this show has been postponed. New date TBA.

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MUSIC: Hamell On Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. Armed with his battered acoustic guitar, the ex-Nippertonian one-man rock band/jokester/storyteller fires up his righteous anger, sly humor and clever wordsmithmanship. This how to kick off yer big holiday weekend… 8pm.

MUSIC: The Late Shift @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Guitarslinger Mike Davies (no relation to Dave Davies) and the boys rattle the shingles on North Pearl Street. With the Ashbury. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: O.A.R. @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Rockville LP tour lands in Nippertown for a big Thanksgiving Eve show. With Andy Grammer. 8pm. $29.75, $34.75, $39.75 & $49.75.

MUSIC: The Bremners @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Spa. Rob Skane & Co. bring the Mersybeat and more… 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Chris Webby @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Jitta On the Track, AMJ and Quale Jak. 8pm. $20. UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, this show has been postponed to Saturday, December 13.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ the Olde English Pub & Pantry, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC: Blue Hand Luke @ Jose Malone’s, Troy. 8:30pm. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled due to the weather.

MUSIC: Mister F @ the Parish Public House, Albany. With Groovestick.

THEATER: “The Secret Garden” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved book comes to life in the Tony Award-winning musical about an orphan girl who transforms a dead and wasted garden into a paradise where hearts can grow and miracles can happen. Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill. 7:30pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, December 21. UPDATE: Tonight’s performance has been cancelled due to illness.

MUSIC: Lucid @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Capital Zen. 9:30pm. $710.

MUSIC: Bobby McGrath & the Brothers @ the Capital American Eatery, Albany. 9:30pm. $5.

MUSIC: North and South Dakotas @ Harvey’s Restaurant & Bar, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: High Peaks Band @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Saving Atlantis @ Vapor Nightclub, Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 8pm. FREE. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled due to the snow storm.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. 10pm.

OPEN MIC: Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With host Sonny Speed and featured performer Phil Drum. 7pm. $5. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the weather.

MUSIC: Poor Dead Molly @ Fuller Roadhouse Grille, Albany. 9pm. UPDATE: Due to the weather, this show has been postponed to Friday (November 28).

MUSIC: Geo @ Casey Finn’s, Albany. 8pm.

FILM: “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Boyd Mitchler (Joel McHale) and his wife Luann (Lauren Graham) spend a dreaded Christmas with Boyd’s father Mitch (Robin Williams) and his family of misfits. 3:30 & 5:30pm. $5.