11/26/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

November 26th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: After The Fall @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s a CD release party for Recollection, the veteran hardcore band’s 17-track career retrospective compilation on Bird Attack Records. With Drug Church, Male Patterns and Scavengers. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Rocky Velvet @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The Cropseyville rockabilly heroes reunite to celebrate their 20th anniversary. 8pm. $15.

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MUSIC: Jackie Evancho @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The little singer with the big voice took home runner-up honors on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 and since then she’s released six albums, an EP and a pair of DVDs – not bad for a 16-year-old. 7:30pm. $29, $39, $59 & $79.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Caffe Lena at Ndakinna Education Center, Greenfield Center. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: Mike Gordon @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The Phish bassman returns to The Egg with his other band, featuring Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Robert Walter and John Kimock. 8pm. $31.50.

MUSIC/READING: “Whispering Pines: The Band, Woodstock and the 40th Anniversary of the Last Waltz” @ Kleinert James Arts Center, Woodstock. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz, author Peter Aaron reads from his brand new book “The Band FAQ”; iconic photographer Elliott Landy and folk great Happy Traum discuss The Band; and Mike + Ruthy and Connor Kennedy & Minstrel play the music of The Band. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Probing Digit @ Newberry Music Hall, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. $10.

THEATER: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Ben Brantley of The New York Times called the five-time Tony Award-winning play, “One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. Be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed.” 2 & 8pm. $25-$73. Through November 27.

MUSIC: Scott Sharrard @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. With special guests Bill Sims, Anastasia Rene, Connor Kennedy and more. With opener Bill Sims Jr. 8pm. $20 & $30.

COMEDY: Jim Norton @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. The Mouthful of Shame Tour. 8 & 10pm. $30.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Katie O’Byrne’s, Schenectady. 9:30pm.

MUSIC: Simi Stone Band @ Club Helsinki, Hudson.. The Woodstock soul-rock singer brings hersignature brand of “Mountain Motown” music and her all-star band to town, featuring musicians who have played with Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Gang of Four, the B-52s and Vernon Reid. 9pm. $18.

MUSIC: Off the Record @ American Glory, Hudson. ’60s minimalist futurist trio. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: River Junction @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Grand Slambovian Circus of Dreams @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Variously described as “hillbilly-Floyd,” “folk-pop,” “alt-country, roots-rock,” and “surreal Americana”; and dancing freely between all existing religious and philosophical mythologies, the music is uplifting and
empowering… and a lot of fun. With the Dharma Bums. 9pm. $25.

COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. Headliner Tim Dillon was a break-out New Faces comedian in this year’s Just For Laughs Comedy Fest in Montreal. He hosts the podcast “Tim Dillon Is Going to Hell” and co-hosts “Stewed,” a comedy food podcast with Mike Recine on Cave Comedy Radio. He is also regular on the hit comedy podcast “Keith and the Girl.” 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Oz Noy Trio @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Jazz threesome also featuring bassist James Genus and drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts. With the Teddy Kumpel LOOPestra. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $12.

MUSIC: Kevin Wayne & the Retrobilleze @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. Rockabilly meets punk meets Americana. 7:30pm.