8/3/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

August 3rd, 2016, 7:21 am by Greg

MUSIC: Dustbowl Revival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. The Made in the Shade of The Egg lunchtime concert series continues with the American roots group playing an infectious and swinging mix of bluegrass, jazz, blues and soul. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Dustbowl Revival @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Yes, it’s the second half of the LA-based band’s Greater Nippertown double-header in support of their new album, With a Lampshade On. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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MUSIC: Caroline Rose @ Riverfront Park, Troy. It’s the final Rockin’ on the River concert of the summer! With Rabbit in the Rye. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Toss the Feathers @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. Traditional Irish tunes. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s opening night for the symphony’s annual summer residency in the Spa City. Stéphane Denève conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. With Albany Pro Musica and the Morgan State University Choir.

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

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: Marty Wendell @ the North End Firehouse, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Jeff Gonzales @ Coeymans Landing Park, Coeymans. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Colin Fisher/Matt Weston Duo @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. Experimental music for tenor saxophone, guitar, percussion and electronics. With Case/Parashi Duo and Chris Bassett. 8pm. $5.

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

THEATER: “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” @ the First Congregational Church, Williamstown. Directed by Brandon Burns, the Starlight Stage Youth Theatre celebrates its 41st season with a stage adaptation of Douglas Adams’ sci-fi gem. 7pm. $10; $7 children. Through Saturday.

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

MUSIC: Whiskey City @ Lilac Park, Lenox. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Mark Rust @ the Clifton Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Brave Brothers Band @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

FILM: “Metropolis” @ PS21, Chatham. Fritz Lang’s classic 1927 silent sci-fi film. 8:30pm. FREE.