1/21/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

January 21st, 2017, 7:36 am by Greg

MUSIC: Amy Helm @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The second generation Americana artist returns to the Hall in support of her solo debut, Didn’t It Rain. With Eastbound Jesus. 8pm. $25, $30 & $35.

MUSIC: Elvis Birthday Bash @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Mark Gamsjager, the Lustre Kings and special guests started their annual celebration to the King earlier this month in California, and now the coast-to-coast tribute lands in Hudson. 9pm. $20.

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MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Andrew Wheeler Band @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Help the band raise funds for their trip to Memphis to compete in the International Blues Challenge. 2pm. $10 suggested donation.

MUSIC: Tinsley Ellis @ The Linda, Albany. The southern bluesman and his band return in support of his new indie album, Red Clay Soul. With 2 Blue. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Old Songs Sampler Concert @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. The annual musical smorgasbord and benefit for the Old Songs Festival features Phil Spoor, Lisa Preston & John Roberts, Peter Blue, the Loosely Wound String Band, Der Kleiner Klezmer Orchestra and Sten Isachsen. $23; $5 children age 12 & under. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Gaelic Storm @ The Egg, Albany. Since their performance in the blockbuster film “Titanic” catapulted them to international acclaim, the band has remained one of the world’s foremost Celtic fusion bands. 8pm. $34.

MUSIC: The Heart of Saturday Night: Songs of Tom Waits @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A tribute concert featuring Mark Tolstrup, Eldrod, MotherJudge & McWatters, Girl Blue, Sean Rowe and special guest Tom Dimopoulos. Hosted by Michael Eck. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $13.

MUSIC: Soul Sky @ the Ale House, Troy. With Joe Mele joining in the action. 9pm.

MUSIC: Yankee Holler @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Bodacious Cowboy and Fauxbos. 8pm.

COMEDY: Mitch Fatel @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. 7:30 & 9:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Black Mountain Symphony @ the Savoy Taproom, Albany. With Factory Radio and Carl Daniels. 9pm.

THEATER: “Urinetown” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Marc Christopher directs the 2001 Tony Award winning musical comedy. 8pm. $18-$28. Through Sunday, January 29.

MUSIC: Jazz Caravan @ the Orchard Tavern, Albany. 6pm.

MUSIC: The Arlen Roth Band with Cindy Cashdollar @ The Falcon, Marlboro. It’s a Slide Guitar Summit! 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Erin Powers @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Knot Dead @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Satisfaction @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Rolling Stones tribute band. 8pm. $20 & $25.

THEATER: “Southern Comforts” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Barry Streifert directs Circle Theatre Productions’ performance of Kathleen Clark’s romantic play about second chances at love late in life. 8pm. $18: $10 under age 18. Through Sunday, January 29.

Is there an event that we overlooked? Add it to the comment box below…