6/22/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

June 22nd, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Lucius @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Fronted by the stylish and compelling look-alike twosome of Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, Lucius has come a long way since stealing the show at the 2013 Solid Sound. With Margaret Glaspy, who opened for the Milk Carton Kids in Troy just last month. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Lake George Arts Project’s Summer Sunset Cruise @ the SS Adirondac at Shoreline Cruises, Lake George. A benefit for the Lake George Arts Project, the two-hour luxury cruise will feature tasty food from several area restaurants, a silent auction featuring seasonal items and dining certificates, a raffle, and live music by PJ Ferguson. 6:30pm boarding; 7pm sail. $30.

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MUSIC: Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany. The made in the Shade of The Egg lunchtime concert series continues with the charismatic singer-guitarist whose music is rooted in vintage 1930’s Mississippi blues, then shaken and stirred with such genres as soul, funk, and reggae and backed by her band. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Skeeter Creek @ Riverfront Park, Troy. Rockin’ on the River keeps on rollin’ along… With MaryLeigh Roohan. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Freedom Park, Scotia. The dynamic alt-pop duo of Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti return to kick off the Freedom Park summer season. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Island Song” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. It’s opening night! Adirondack Theatre Festival kicks off its season with the new musical from Sam Carner and Derek Gregor examining the struggle of finding love, the struggle of finding success, and above all, the struggle of finding yourself in a big city where everyone seems somehow interconnected. Directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. 7:30pm. $32, $38 & $45.

THEATER: “Fiorello!” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. What is a progressive politician? Look no further than Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical “Fiorello!,” a big-hearted look at Mayor LaGuardia and his battle for the people of New York City. Directed by Bob Moss. 7pm. $60. Through Saturday, July 23.

MUSIC: Hands of Time @ North End Firehouse lawn, Rensselaer. Oldies. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

OPEN MIC: The Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam @ Spring Street Gallery, Saratoa Springs. While Caffe Lena is undergoing major renovations this summer, the Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society will be presenting their monthly open mic/jam at the Spring Street Gallery. Sonny Speed hosts with featured artist Andrew Wheeler. 7pm. $5.