9/28/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

September 28th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: September in the City Art Fair @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. The weekly Wednesday lunchtime session wraps up with the indie folk-rock trio, the Coteries, in support of their new debut EP, Reason in the Road. 11:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Alice Cooper @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Godfather of Shock Rock returns to the Palace and his vintage songbag of horror tunes after a stint on the road with the Hollywood Vampires. 8pm. $39.75, $49.75, $59.75, $79.75 & $94.75.

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MUSIC: Bill Callahan @ the Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock. Americana singer-songwriter and Drag City recording artist (sometimes known simply as Smog) makes a stop in old, old Woodstock. 8pm. $30.

MUSIC: An Evening with Terry Bozzio @ the Woodstock Music Lab, Kingston. The drum legend – known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, UK and his critically acclaimed solo ventures – celebrates his latest release Terry Bozzio Composer Series with a night of solo drumming, including compositions from throughout his career, as well as improvisation. 8pm. $30.

MUSIC: Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar @ The Parlor, Northampton. 7pm. $37.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan Band @ the Olde English Pub, Albany. 7pm.

THEATER: “Outside Mullingar” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. This charmer of a play by Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley whisks you away on a delightful journey to the farmlands of Ireland and the unlikely romance between two middle-aged neighbors. 7:30pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, October 16.

READING: “Banned?! A Zany Look at Banned Kids Books” @ the Albany Public Library, Albany. The New York Civil Liberties Union Capital Region Chapter hosts a read-out in celebration of Banned Books Week. This year’s annual read-out explores strange, silly and educational children and young-adult books banned/challenged for some of the most surprising reasons. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Unwelcome Guests @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With the Va Va Voodoos and Mike Moak (of After the Fall). 8:30pm.

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

MUSIC: Fresh @ Rascals, Guilderland. 5pm.