11/16/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

November 16th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Big Head Blues Club @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Big Head Todd & the Monsters are joined by special guests Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Erica Brown, in a concert tribute to the music of the great bluesman Willie Dixon. 7:30pm. $36 & $45.

MUSIC: WGNA Secret Star Acoustic Jam @ Proctors, Schenectady. Four country music stars play their hits stripped down and unplugged. The catch? You won’t know who they are until they walk out on the stage… 7pm. $19, $24, $29 & $34.

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MUSIC: Dana Sipos @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Canadian singer-songwriter. With Siobahn Hotaling and Abigail Lapell. 8pm. $5.

THEATER: “Water by the Spoonful” @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. The Pulitzer Prize-winning
play by Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes has a six-performance run directed by Kim Stauffer. 7pm. Through Sunday.

FILM: “Deconstructing the Beatles’ White Album @ Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with the Beatles as they create their 1968 double-album featuring 30 songs that span almost every style of music. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade @ Roux, Slingerlands. Classic New Orleans-style jazz. 6pm.

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

FILM: “Being There” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Peter Sellers’ star turn as Chauncey Gardner. 2, 4:30 & 7pm. $5.