1/7/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

January 7th, 2017, 6:04 am by Greg

MUSIC: Great Good Fine OK @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. Brooklyn synth-pop duo. 7pm. $12.

MUSIC: Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady. The two solo singer-songwriters showcase their latest collaborative album, We Are Welcomed. 7:30pm. $28 & $40.

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MUSIC: Elvis Birthday Bash @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. All Elvis, all the time with Johnny Rabb’s Big Band, the Tichy Boys and special guests. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen @ Caffe Lena, Saratoge Springs. Veteran husband-and-wife folk duo. 8pm. $18.

COMEDY: Mike Birbiglia @ Funny Bone, Guilderland. The stand-up comedian rolls into town to try out some new material with “Working It Out.” 7 & 9:45pm. $25. UPDATE: The 7pm show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Dick Oatts & Kenny McCabe @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. The Grammy Award-winning saxman of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra teams up with his student and fellow saxman (and Nippertown native, too) for an evening of hard-blowin’ jazz. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Skeptic @ Parish Public House, Albany. It’s a CD release party for Worship the End, the death metal band’s debut album. With Organ Harvest, Maggot Brain, Apastron and Seaspan. Doors at 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Bremners @ River Street Beat Shop, Troy. 1pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Ryan Leddick Trio @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC: Rearview @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Forevers and Society High. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Palace Theatre, Albany. Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto with guest pianist Sergei Babayan. 7:30pm. $16-$57.

COMEDY: Al Park @ Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. Winner of the Los Angeles Comedy Festival. With Jay Nog. 7:30 & 9:30pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Dolan Brothers @ O’Brien’s Public House, Troy. 8pm.

MUSIC: Kyle Bourgault Band @ the Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 9pm. $5.

MUSIC: Where’s Walden @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With OrborO. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Pete Sweeney Quartet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: Livingston Taylor @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover @ The Falcon, Marlboro. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: George Boone Blues Band @ the Falcon Underground, Marlboro. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Gig Fuse @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Half Step @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 10pm. $5.

READING: Peter Aaron @ Inquiring Minds Bookstore, Saugerties. A reading and book-signing in support of his new book, “The Band FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Fathers of Americana,” published by Backbeat Books. 6pm.

MUSIC: Deadbeats Duo @ the Station Bar & Curio, Woodstock. 7pm.

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Community “Barn” Dance @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Music by Fennig’s All-Stars. 7pm. $8; free children age 12 & under.