1/12/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

January 12th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Roosevelt Dime @ the Parish Public House, Albany. Seamlessly combining the feel-good groove of classic R&B with acoustic Americana instrumentation, the Brooklyn quartet creates an infectious signature style and sound. With Milkweed. 8pm. $12. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Joe Barna & Sketches of Influence @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. The CD release celebration for Suite Lee: An Original Music Tribute To Pianist Lee Shaw. 7pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Johnny A @ the Upper Room, Albany. Veteran Boston-based guitarslinger now playing with the current incarnation of the Yardbirds. With the Holly & Evan Band. 8pm. $15 & $25.

MUSIC: The Ballroom Thieves @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Guitarist Martin Earley, cellist Calin Peters and drummer Devin Mauch draw on influences from rock to gospel, from folk to Delta blues. 7pm. $24. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: TreeHouse! @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Colgate Resolutions @ Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. Collegiate co-ed a cappella ensemble. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The E-Block @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With the Hannahs and Jasper. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ O’Slattery’s Irish Restaurant & Pub, Delmar. 7pm.

THEATER: “Something Rotten” @ Proctors, Schenectady The touring production of the hit Broadway musical previews at Proctors with the hilarious tale of the Bottom brothers attempt to write the world’s first musical theater production. 1:30 & 8pm. $20-$95. Through Sunday.

COMEDY: R.C. Smith @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Eisha @ the Low Beat, Albany. 8pm.

TALK: I/O Fest 2017 @ Williams College’s Bernhard Music Center, Room 30, Williamstown. As part of the I/O 2017 Fest, Ed Gollin offers the lecture, “Musical Process in Tom Johnson’s ‘Nine Bells,’” which he’ll perform on Saturday. 4:15pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule…

MUSIC: I/O Fest 2017 @ Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s Centerstage, Williamstown. The I/O Ensemble performs Hans Abrahamsen’s masterpiece “Schnee,” as well as the music of Tristan Murail and Zachary Wadsworth. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule…

MUSIC: I/O Fest 2017 @ Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s Centerstage, Williamstown. Bad Planets perform late-night music to wake you up by Frederic Rzewski, Anthony Braxton and Charles Mingus, as well as meditations by Pauline Oliveros. 10:30pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule… FREE.

MUSIC: Frank Carillo & the Bandoleros @ The Falcon, Marlboro. 7pm. Donation encouraged.

COMEDY: Stand Up at The Underground @ The Falcon Underground, Marlboro. Host Mikael Gregg welcomes AJ Foster and Ryan DiNisco. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

FILM: “This Is Spinal Tap” @ the Madison Theater, Albany. “It goes to 11…” With an intro by rock photographer Patrick Harbron, whose exhibit, Rock & Roll Icons,” is currently on view at the Albany Institute of History & Art. 7pm. $10; $8 students & seniors.

One thought on “1/12/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday”

  1. Daniel Nester says:

    Awww, man, I wish they announced Harbron as the introducer of This is Spinal Tap earlier. Went to his talk last Sunday and he was great.

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