7/27/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

July 27th, 2016, 6:25 am by Greg

MUSIC: John Jorgenson Quintet @ Shepard Park, Lake George. The multiple Grammy Award-winning guitarist and instrumentalist – who has collaborated with everyone from Luciano Pavarotti to Bob Dylan – leads his acclaimed Gypsy jazz band. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Ten Strings and a Goat Skin @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany. From Prince Edward Island in Canada, the trio plays a hearty mix of Irish, Acadian, French and original creations infused with modern and world rhythms. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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MUSIC: Mandolin Orange @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. North Carolina-based folk-Americana duo multi-instrumentalist/singer Emily Frantz and songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/singer Andrew Marlinof brings their rootsy blend and intimate harmonies to to town. 8pm.

MUSIC: Blues for Breakfast @ Riverfront Park, Troy. Rockin’ on the River continues with an evening that celebrates the music of the Grateful Dead. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

DANCE: New York City Ballet @ the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Performing “Jewels.” 8pm.

MUSIC: Yanni @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The composer-keyboardist and his 15-member orchestra head to Albany’s downtown theater in support of their leatest album, Sensuous Chill. 7:30pm. $48, $68, $82 & $128.

THEATER: “Passage” @ Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield. Kickwheel Ensemble Theater premieres a new satirical climate change romance that links past, present and future. 8pm. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Mike Kelley @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. The versatile vocalist-keyboardist will be accompanied by percussionist Bob Assini. 6pm.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Knot Dead @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Rockin’ on the River after-party. 8:30pm. FREE.

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

THEATER: “A Night With Janis Joplin” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Kelly McIntyre stars as the electrifying blues-rock singer in the play written and directed by Randy Johnson. 2 & 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 7. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Mixed Company @ North End Firehouse Lawn, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Swing Docs @ River Park, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Chicago” @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany. Park Playhouse presents the Kander & Ebb musical about murderers Roxy Hart and Velma Kelly, who try to turn crime into fame. 8pm. FREE-$24. Through Saturday, July 30.

MUSIC: Doc Orloff’s Blues Elixir @ Chalybeate Spring Park, Sharon Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: For God & Country @ Coeymans Landing Park, Coeymans. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Electric City Chorus @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. A cappella vocal music group
singing in the barbershop style. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Shyne @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…