7/22/15: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

July 22nd, 2015, 7:21 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Jim Kweskin Jug Band @ The Egg, Albany. Jim Kweskin, Geoff & Maria Muldaur… yeah, they were Americana before Americana was cool. They brought their 50th anniversary reunion tour to The Egg two years ago, and now they’re back with a very special guest/honorary member – the Lovin’ Spoonful’s John Sebastian. Rounding out the band will be Jason Anick on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Martin Keith on bass. 7:30pm. $34.

MUSIC: Front Country @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. The Made in the Shade of The Egg concert series continues with the up-and-coming San Francisco-based progressive bluegrass band, direct from their featured appearance at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

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DANCE: The National Ballet of China @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Featuring the Saratoga premiere of “The Peony Pavilion,” the internationally-acclaimed adaptation of a classic Chinese romantic tale. 2 & 8pm.

MUSIC: The Big Easy Playboys @ River Park Gazebo, Green Islan. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Shepard Park, Lake George. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Rustic Overtones @ Rockin’ On the River at the Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Troy. With Mirk. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concerts schedule…

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ Chalybeate Park Pavilion, Sharon Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Skeeter Creek @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the completes concert schedule…

THEATER: “Murder for Two” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Scott Schwartz directs the new musical murder mystery-comedy. 2 & 7:30pm. Through August 9.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ the Trojan Hotel, Troy. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Duo @ Roux, Slingerlands. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ the Pruyn House, Colonie. 7pm. $5; FREE children age 12 & under.

MUSIC: Tom Staudle & Cosby Gibson @ Bethlehelm Public Library Lawn, Delmar. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

THEATER: “Deathtrap” @ BTG’s Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Ira Levin’s Tony-nominated comedy-thriller stars Gregg Edelman, Alison Fraser, Eric Hill, Tom Pecinka and Debra Jo Rupp. 7pm. $62. Through July 25.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats… 10pm.

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

MUSIC: Bob Warren & Joy McKenzie @ Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

MUSIC: Andy the Music Man @ Clifton Park Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Working Class @ the North End Firehouse, Renssalaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

OPEN MIC: Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society’s Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Srings. Hosted by Sonny Speed with featured artist Bob Westcott. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Young@Heart featuring Bob Marcello & Rebecca Kunuria @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Bandit @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…