4/2/15: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

April 2nd, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Shana Falana @ the Low Beat, Albany. Shana Falana and drummer Mike Amari celebrate the release of their new album, Set Your Lightning Fire Free, on Team Love Records. With Eternal Crimes and Moon Magick. 9pm. $5. GO HERE for more info…

FILM: “The Wrecking Crew” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. They were the west coast studio musicians who played on hundreds of hit records in the ’60s and early ’70s. This documentary film produced and directed by Denny Tedesco, son of legendary late Wrecking Crew guitarist Tommy Tedesco. One screening only. 6:30pm. $10.25.

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MUSIC: WGNA Secret Star Acoustic Jam @ Proctors, Schenectady. An intimate concert with three nationally recognized country music singers, whose identities are revealed only when they walk on stage. 7pm. $16, $24, $29 & $34. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Dyer Switch @ Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction. The Full Moon Concert series continues with Dyer Switch serving up hard-driving traditional, original and unique bluegrass and acoustic music. With M.R. Pouloploulos. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Desmadrados Soldados de Ventura @ the Half Moon, Hudson. Gorgeous free-form rock from England with electric guitars piled high atop one another. With Slow Collins and DJ Lunar Moss. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Man About a Horse @ Parish Public House, Albany. The Philadelphia band serves up unique versions of popular tunes with heartfelt originals and traditional Americana and bluegrass. With Olivia Quillio. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Annie in the Water @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Capital Underground Live @ Bombers, Troy. Ralph Renna hosts the weekly Local 518 music showcase, this week featuring the Flam Flams and Jesse O’Neill & Jon Tario. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tommy Verrigni @ Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Matty Finn @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Lake. 6pm.