1/31/17: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

January 31st, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Greensky Bluegrass @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Mixing bluegrass instrumentation and rock & roll mindset, the band – Anders Beck (dobro), Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave Bruzza (guitar), Mike Devol (upright bass) and Paul Hoffman (mandolin) – rolls into town in support of their latest album, Shouted, Written Down & Quoted. With contemporary string-rock fusion band Fruition. 7pm. $25.

READING: Robert Coover @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. The award-winning pioneer of experimental and electronic fiction writing steps up to read from his new book, “Huck Out West,” picks up where Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” leaves off – on the eve of the Civil War. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at the Recital Hall at 4:15pm.

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THEATER: “Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad” @ theREP, Albany. Gordon Greenberg directs the world premiere of New York Times writer Bob Morris’ poignant new comedy explores the world of contemporary digital dating later in life. 7:30pm. Through February 19.

ARTIST TALK: Melissa Thorne @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Her artwork addresses multiple formats, including paintings on canvas and paper, and large-scale site-specific wall drawings in ink and watercolor. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: The Dave Kitchen Trio @ Arthur’s Market, Schenectady. 7pm.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6pm sing-up; 7pm show. FREE.

FILM: “The Outlaw Josey Wales” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Clint Eastwood and the Missouri Boat Ride. 7pm. UPDATE: This screening has been cancelled…

PARTICIPATORY ART: Punk Rock Sketch & Sip @ the Low Beat, Albany. Draw ‘n’ drink. 6pm.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…