10/29/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

October 29th, 2016, 8:59 am by Greg

MUSIC: The LateShip @ Dutch Apple Cruises, Albany. It’s a Halloween party with costume contests! It’s a three-hour cruise! It’s a release party for Titanics’ EP Hotel! It’s a release party for the LateShift’s EP Forks & Knives! 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: Gov’t Mule @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Tireless guitarslinger Warren Haynes leads his band for their annual Mule-O-Ween concert. 8pm. $32.50, $40, $45 & $55.

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MUSIC: Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Two of the most progressive voices in American jazz piano join forces for a dynamic duo performance. 8pm. $18; $13 students & seniors.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Upstate’s Alright @ the Low Beat & Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. It’s a big two-venue bash featuring free punk rock fleamarket from 12noon-3pm; then the live music cranks up with 18 bands from 3pm-1am, including Maggot Brain, Severe Severe, One Through Ten, Pissing Match, the Jagaloons, Scuzz and lots more. $15.

MUSIC: The Jazz Ambassadors @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. 19-piece big band. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Patti LaBelle @ Proctors, Schenectady. Veteran soul music dynamo. 8pm. $25-$85.

MUSIC: Clutch @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. with Zakk Sabbath and Kyng. 8pm. $32. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Ryley Walker @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The guitar phenom rolls into town in support of his new album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung. With Circuit des Yeux. 7pm. $14.

MUSIC: Brand X @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The legendary jazz-rock-fusion pioneers – John Goodsall (guitar), Percy Jones (bass), Kenwood Dennard (drums), Chris Clark (keys) and Scott Weinberger (percussion) – have reunited and will perform material from their first three albums. 8pm. $24, $33 & $44.

GALA/FUNDRAISER: 2016 Hyde Gala @ the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. The gala – a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, auction and live music by Body & Soul – coincides with the opening of Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, giving guests an opportunity to preview the 80th anniversary of the longest-running juried show of contemporary art in the country. 6-10pm.

MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ Guilderland Public Library, Guilderland. The vintage Americana duo performs a concert of politcial campaign songs. 2pm. FREE.

MAGIC/FUNDRAISER: “Spirits, Spooks, and Spells: An Evening of Halloween Grand Illusions” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Magician Jeffrey Jene conjures a benefit performance for Troy Civic Theater. 8pm. $15; $13 students & seniors.

MUSIC: The North & South Dakotas @ Wolf Hollow Brewing Company, Glenville. 9pm.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 9:30pm. $15.

FESTIVAL: S&S Halloween Party @ S&S Farm Brewing, Nassau. Featuring Big Creek and Rebel Darling. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ Caffe Lena at the Grove, Saratoga Springs. A preview of Rowe’s upcoming album. 7:30pm. UPDATE: This show has been sold out for months.

MUSIC: Eddie Kilgallon @ the Upper Room, Albany. East Greenbush native and former member of country music hitmakers Ricochet. With MPThree and the Kyle Bourgault Band. 7pm. $20 & $25.

THEATER: “Pure Poe: Three Stories From America’s Master Storyteller” @ theREP, Albany. A production of lost loves, mad murders and a prosperous prince attempting to defy death and doom, Edgar Allan Poe’s characters come to life. Directed by Margaret E. Hall. 11am. $11; $9 for children under age 17.

MUSIC: Johnny Rabb & the Tichy Boys @ West Albany Italian Benevolent Society, Albany. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Marc DelGado @ Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock. With special guest Sandy Bell. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Saratoga Embassy Suites, Saratoga Springs. 7:30pm.

COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ theREP, Albany. Featuring Conan/Adult Swim star Andy Sandford. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Mallett Brothers Band @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Candy Ambulance (featuring MaryLeigh Roohan). 9:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Broad Street Orchestra @ the Kinderhook Village Hall, Kinderhook. Feature the works of Bach, Handel, Mozart and Haydn. 4pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Zambezi Marimba Band @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. Tendai Muparutsa leads the band in traditional and contemporary African styles. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Lord Electro @ the Parish Public House, Albany. With Space Carnival. 8pm.

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ Artisanal Brew Works, Saratoga Springs. 6pm.

THEATER: “Butter to the Edges” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Written and performed by Mary Mott, the one-woman comedy about aging is directed by Bob Moss. 7pm. $30. Through Sunday, November 6. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Eileen Ivers Band @ The Egg, Albany. The Grammy Award winner, Emmy nominee and nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, brings her band to town for her show “Connecting the Roots.” 7:30pm. $34.

FILM/MUSIC: “Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The Andrew Alden Ensemble returns to perform their live, original soundtrack to the 1922 silent film. 7pm. $15; $9 students.

COMEDY: Jessica Kirson @ Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. 7:30 & 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Jim Weider’s Project Percolator @ The Falcon, Marlboro. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

FILM: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” @ The Linda, Albany. With the Whip It Outskirts shadowcast. 8pm & 12midnight. $12.

FILM: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” @ the Glove Theater, Gloversville. With a live shadowcast. 8pm. $10.

THEATER: “Heathers: The Musical” @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The Local Actors Guild of Saratoga presents the stage musical based on the 1989 film about the Heathers of Westerberg High. 8pm. $20. Through Sunday, October 30.

MUSIC: MP3 @ the Twisted Vine, Delmar. 8pm.

MUSIC: 3 Wheel Drive @ Towne Tavern, Averill Park. 10pm.