1/1/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday (New Year’s Day)

January 1st, 2016, 8:09 am by Greg

MUSIC: moe. @ Palace Theatre, Albany. The jam band faves are back for their annual end-‘-the-year/start-o’-the-new-year stand. 7:30pm. $50.

MUSIC: Berkshire Bach Ensemble @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Under the direction of harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper, the ensemble brings together Eugene Drucker, Benjamin Luxon and an array of steller guest soloists for a celebratory evening of Vivaldi, Corelli and, of course, Bach. 4pm. $28, $38, $58 & $78.

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MUSIC: Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

MUSIC: Lucky Peterson @ the Falcon, Marlboro. the multi-talented bluesman leads his band, featuring Tamara Peterson, guitarist Shawn Kellerman, bassist Tim Waites and drummer Raul Valdes. With Dylan Doyle. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Agency @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Uncle John’s Band and Repeat Offender. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Lucid @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Council Fire & Friends and Let’s Be Leonard. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Particle @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The big moe. after-party. With Mister F. 11pm. $15.

MUSIC: Hairband Riot @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Wanna flashback to the 1980s for the first night of 2016? 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Maurizio @ the Merry Monk, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Marc Black Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The singer-songwriter will be accompanied by Warren Bernhardt, Amy Fradon, Don Davis, Eric Parker, Mike Esposito and special guests for the First Steps Dance Party. 6pm. FREE.

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Albany First Friday Swing Dance @ Elks Lodge, Albany. Swing dance lesson at 7pm; dance with live music by the Sonny & Perley Quartet at 8. $15; $10 students & seniors.