8/24/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

August 24th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

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MUSIC: “Sounds of Our Time” @ Shepard Park, Lake George. EDM meets classical music as Mako – the EDM duo of Logan Light and Alex Seaver – teams up with the 17-piece Lake George Music Festival Orchestra under the direction of Roger Kalia. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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MUSIC: “Signals: Songs from Raymond Carver” @ Albany Public Library, Albany. As part of the Reading Music series, singer-songwriter Michael Eck debuts a dozen brand new songs inspired by the writings of Raymond Carver. With readings and commentary by The Times Union’s premier journalist Paul Grondahl. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info..

MUSIC: Dresden Dolls @ BSP Lounge’s Back Room Theater, Kingston. The first full-length concert reunion of Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione in nearly a decade. With PWR BTTM. 8pm. $25. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out.

MUSIC: Jon Stickley Trio @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. The originality and sheer energy of this genre-bending ensemble – featuring guitar flat-picker Stickley with violinist Lyndsay Pruett and drummer Patrick Armitage – melds Gypsy jazz, bluegrass, ska, surf and hip-hop on their latest album, Lost at Last. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: ZZ Top @ the Times Union Center, Albany. With Gregg Allman and Jonny Two Bags. 7pm. $22, $32, $57 & $72. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled.

MUSIC: Big Fez & the Surfmatics @ the Green Island Gazebo in River Park, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Katherine Winston @ Lilac Park, Lenox. Season 14 Americana contestant on “American Idol.” 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Broadway Bounty Hunter” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Inspired by the exploitation movies of the ’70s, Joe Iconis’ new musical follows a 60-ish-year-old, down-on-her-luck actor (played by Annie Golden of the Shirts and “Orange Is the New Black”) as she’s asked to become a bounty hunter and capture a South American drug lord. 7:30pm. $52. Through Sunday, September 4. GO HERE for a review…

MUSIC: People Skills @ Parish Public House, Albany. New Hampshire power trio. With Ampevene and Bad Mothers. 8pm.

MUSIC: Dennis D’Asaro @ Coeymans Landing Park, Coeymans. 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.

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

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

FILM: “Gaslight” @ West Capitol Park, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

One thought on “8/24/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday”

  1. Tim says:

    Solas is at Gavin’s in East Durham tonight at 8pm. A precious opportunity to hear this legendary progressive Irish Trad band in an Irish pub.

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