11/9/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

November 9th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg


Drawing of Ani DiFranco by Charles Haymes

MUSIC: Ani DiFranco @ The Egg, Albany. The songwriter, activist, independent entrepreneur and self-proclaimed “litte folksinger” has always been outspoken. So she’ll probably have something to say the day after the election… With Chastity Brown. 8pm. $35.

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MUSIC: Trio Da Kali @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. The group of outstanding musicians from the Mande culture of southern Mali features Hawa Kasse Mady Diabaté, Lassana Diabaté and Mamadou Kouyaté. 7pm. $20. GO HERE to win a pair of free tickets…

MUSIC: Mike Kelley @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. The keyboardist with Ernie Williams, Blotto, Fear of Strangers, Nite Train, the Cutaways and others, teams up with percussionist Bob Assini, his old bandmate in the Sharks. 6pm.

MUSIC: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque @ The Falcon, Marlboro. If you missed the Cuban all-female, all-star jazz band at the Sanctuary for Independent Media on Monday, now you’ve got another chance. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The stage musical based on the 1987 film that starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. 7:30pm. $30-$100. Through Sunday.

COMEDY: Chicks Are Funny @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. Need a laugh? Hosted by Erin Harkes, the all-female line-up is led by headliner Carolyn Castiglia. 7:30pm. $10.

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