1/14/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

January 14th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Darlingside @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Having garnered praise Rolling Stone, NPR and The New Yorker, Don Mitchell, Auyon Mukharji, Harris Paseltiner and David Senft bring their soaring vocal harmonies and rootsy chamber-folk sound to town. Vermont-based guitar-and-vocals duo the DuPont Brothers open. 8pm. $18 & $25.

MUSIC: Guster @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The Boston-based indie rockers land in town in support of their latest album, Evermotion, full of of raw, acid-soaked chamber pop produced by Shins keyboardist/Black Keys bassist Richard Swift. With David Wax Museum. 8pm. $28.

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MUSIC: the subdudes @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Led by singer-guitarist Tommy Malone and accordionist John Magnie, the band draws its inspiration from their native New Orleans, blending blues, gospel, funk and R&B with their own soulful vocal harmonies. 7pm. $40.

MUSIC ON SCREEN: “Elvis Costello’s Detour: Live at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. 7pm. $15; $10 children & students.

COMEDY/FUNDRAISER: Comedy On a High Note @ the Low Beat, Albany. A benefit for the Volunteer Services at the VA featuring Rob Gavin, Lauren Turczak, Joe Green, Luke Donovan, Meg Nificent, Dre, James King, Blaze, Mike Steely, Jaye McBride and host Carlisle Carey. 8pm. $10 suggested donation.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Mingle on the Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 6pm.

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade Trio @ Tierra Coffee Roasters, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Duo @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. Guitarist Matt Finck joins the saxman. 7pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Steve-O @ Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. 7:30pm. $22. Through Sunday.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Hosted by Jeffrey T. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm show. $3.

OPEN MIC: Open Acoustic/Bluegrass Jam @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. Hosted by Allan Epstein. 7:30pm.