7/29/15: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

July 29th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Led by the guitarslinging husband-and-wife team of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, the Grammy Award-winning, 11-piece blues-rock dynamo rumbles into the Spa City on their Wheels of Soul Tour. And they’ll be sharing the night with soul queen Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, who will hit the stage in support of their latest Grammy nominated album, Give the People What They Want. Texas guitar master Doyle Bramhall II opens the evening’s festivities. 6:30pm. $25, $39.50, $49.50, $69.50 & $79.50; lawn $13.75. (Yes, lawn tickets are now available for this formerly “pavilion-only” concert.)

MUSIC: Natural Wonder @ Rockin’ On the River, Troy. The Stevie Wonder tribute band takes over the Green Island Bridge parking lot. With the Beat*Shot Allstars. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete Rockin’ On the River concert schedule…

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MUSIC: Brass & Blues @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. Singer-slide guitarist Mark Tolstrup teams up with Ernie Belanger on tuba and Woody Strobeck on trombone for a lunchtime concert of Dixieland jazz-meets-Delta-blues. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Made in the Shade of The Egg concert schedule…

MUSIC: Interpol @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Vocalist Paul Banks takes on bass duties for the first time ever on the band’s widely acclaimed 2014 album, El Pintor. With Cosmicide. 8pm. $28.

MUSIC: Mark & Loren @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Guitar master twosome. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

THEATER: “Spun: A Brother/Sister Rock Musical” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The Adirondack Theater Festival continues its 21st season with the two-person rock musical directed by Chad Rabinovitz. 2 & 7:30pm. $32-$45. Through August 1.

MUSIC: Jeff Nania’s Soul Lions @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 8:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Scotty Mac & the Gold Tops @ Chalybeate Park Pavilion, Sharon Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Freedom Park concert series…

MUSIC: Bang On a Can All-Stars @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Moonshine Holler @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Evenings On the Green concert schedule…

ARTISTS TALK: Show & Tell @ UAlbany’s University Art Museum, Albany. Artists from the 2015 Mohawk Hudson Region share their influences in an unconventional format, emceed by the ever-charming Gregor Wynnyczuk. Expect the unexpected… 7pm. FREE.

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

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

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Trio @ the Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Whiskey City @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Live On the Lake concert schedule…

MUSIC: Mixed Company @ the North End Firehouse Lawn, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Music in the Park concert schedule…

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

MUSIC: The Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra @ River Park Gazebo, Green Island. It’s Polka Time! 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Green Island Gazebo concert series…

MUSIC: Too Human @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…