8/2/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

August 2nd, 2016, 6:41 am by Greg

MUSIC: Motion City Soundtrack @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. It’s the So Long, Farewell Tour. With A Great Big Pile of Leaves and Rozwell Kid. 7:30pm. $28.

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Big band jazz. 8pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Scotty Mac’s Roadshow @ Orsini Park, Altamont. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Stony Creek Band @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. Did somebody say, “Stony Creek?” 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Reverberators @ Dango’s Irish Sports Bar, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

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. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 7. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Main on Mainstreet @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. Featuring the North & South Dakotas. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complets concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Howlin’ on the Hudson @ Dutch Apple Boat Cruise, Albany. Formula 5 plays the three-hour weekly concert/cruise. 6:30pm boarding; 7pm departure. $25.25.

MUSIC: Whiskey Highway @ Brunswick Community Center Lawn, Troy. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Standard Clams @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Band of Gold @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush. 6pm. FREE.

FILM: “Sidemen: Long Road To Glory” @ the Rosendale Theatre, Rosendale. An intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sidemen. Followed by a Q&A with Sumlin’s manager, Toni Ann Mamary. 7:15pm.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. After a two-week hiatus, the open mic is back. 6pm sign-up; 7pm showtime. FREE.

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. Doors open at 7pm. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 after.

FILM: “Bauhaus in America” @ PS21, Chatham. A visually stunning 1995 documentary that explores the impact of the Bauhaus on American architecture and design from the 1930s to almost the present day. Introduced by the filmmaker Judith Pearlman. 8:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Brave” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. FREE.