3/10/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

March 10th, 2016, 8:17 am by Greg

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Caffe Lena’s Inn Take Over @ Union Gables Inn, Saratoga Springs. It’s a folk fest in a Victorian mansion with folk faves – including Gathering Time, Hot Club of Saratoga, Greg Klyma, Olivia Quillio, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Dubl Handi, Kevin McKrell, the Whippersnappers, the Bluebillies, MaryLeigh Roohan, Maria Zemantauski, Huxtable, Christensen & Hood, Mark Tolstrup’s Brass & Blues, Bob Warren & Joy Mackenzie, Phil Drum & Friends, Fennig’s All-Star String Band, more – perform in various rooms of the inn as a fundraiser for Caffe Lena’s renovations. 6pm. $77; discounts for members and those under 35 years old. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Receiver @ The Garage, Pittsfield. The progressive alternative duo of brothers Casey (keyboards, bass, vocals) and Jesse Cooper (drums, vocals) roll into town in support of their third album, All Burn. 8pm. $15.

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PRESENTATION: Happy Traum @ Schenectady County Public Library, Schenectady. “Coming of Age in the Greenwich Village Folk Revival and the Woodstock Scene 1954-1971” fuses music and memories in a multimedia presentation. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

MUSIC: The Mike + Ruthy Band @ Crandall Public Library’s Folklife Center, Glens Falls. Kicking off the spring season of the Live Folklife Concert Series. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

ARTIST TALK: Brian Labore @ Albany Center Gallery, Albany. One of the featured Vicarious Visions’ artists in the current exhibition titled “Unrestricted,” which runs through Saturday (March 12). 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Word Alive @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. In support of their new album, Dark Matter, due to be released next week. With Fit for a King and Out Came the Wolves. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC: The Heavy @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. With Mirk. Doors open at 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sub Slab @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Jasper, Carl Daniels and Two Guys. 8pm.

MUSIC: Candy Ambulance @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Lock 9, iudica, Shift the Paradigm and Swanfeeder. Art exhibition by Hannah Williams. 8pm. Pay what you want.

THEATER: “Endgame” @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theater and Dance, Williamstown. The Samuel Beckett classic. 7:30pm. $3. Through Saturday. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Rescott Renegade @ the Fuze Box, Albany. With Head of Hydrus, Metrohead and Shrapnel Warning. 7pm.

MUSIC: The Chris O’Leary Band @ The Falcon, Marlboro. It’s all about the blues. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “Glengarry Glen Ross” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. David Mamet at his best. 7:30pm. $24. Through March 19.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $3.

FILM: “Love Marriage in Kabul” @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. 7:30pm. $9; $5 students.