4/27/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

April 27th, 2016, 7:14 am by Greg

MUSIC: Robin Trower @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Trower surfaced on rock ’n’ roll’s radar in 1967 with Procol Harum, with whom he recorded five albums. He launched his solo career in 1971 and along the way recorded such classics as For Earth Below, Long Misty Days, In City Dreams and his landmark Bridge of Sighs. 8pm. $34.50, $44.50 & $49.50. GO HERE to read a concert review…

MUSIC: Secret Star Acoustic Jam @ Proctors, Schenectady. Four country music stars on stage all together, but you won’t find out who they are until they step into the spotlight. 7pm. $19, $24, $29 & $34. GO HERE for more info…

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MUSIC: American Authors @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. “Believer,” “Best Day of My Life,” “Go Big or Go Home”… 9pm. $20.

FILM/MUSIC: Silent Film Spectacular @ the Albany Public Library Main Branch, Albany. Local 518 faves Ryan Devine and Justin Fuld perform their original score for the 1926 silent film “The General,” the classic 1926 Buster Keaton film that follows a Union soldier who must rescue his beloved train and his best girl during the Civil War. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “A Trip to Bountiful” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Join the inspiring pilgrimage to the small town of Bountiful, Texas with Carrie Watts, the charming, aging widow who escapes her controlling daughter-in-law and son’s three-room Houston apartment to visit her childhood home one last time. 7:30pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, May 15.

MUSIC: Hamell On Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. The Happiest Man in the World continues his weekly Wednesday happy hour residency. 6pm. GO HERE for a concert review…

MUSIC: Chris Webby @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Annoyd, Danny Evans, Mar, Three Kings, Swaggertown and Entreband. 8pm. $18.

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

MUSIC: Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough & Karlinda Caldicott @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. An evening of classical flute-and-harp music featuring the music of Bach, Ibert, Molnar, Faure, Hess and Andres. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society’s Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The monthly session is hosted by Sonny Speed with featured artist Phil Drum. 7pm sign-up. $5.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night @ Pinhead Susan’s, Schenectady. 7pm.

FILM: “Minions” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s a Family Fun Day during spring break. 3pm. $5; $3 children.