5/9/17: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

May 9th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Garry Tallent @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. After 46 years of playing alongside Bruce Springsteen, the E Street bassist is finally his own Boss, bringing his solo tour to town with a band that features Rensselaer’s own guitarslinger supreme Eddie Angel, Kristi Rose, Fats Kaplin and more. 8pm. $25. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Lucinda Williams @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Sexy and heartbreaking at once, her voice is always something to behold, and her latest album, The Ghosts of Highway 20, is one of her best. With Erika Wennerstrom of the Heartless Bastards opening the show with a solo acoustic set. 8pm. $37.50, $47.50 & $55.

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MUSIC: Poison @ Times Union Center, Albany. Look what the cat dragged in! With Tesla and PYX-106 contest winners Restless Streets. 7pm. $25, $49.50, $59.50, $69.50 & $85. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Findlay Cockrell @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The Music@Noon concert series wraps up another season the way it always does – with a lunchtime concert by the classical piano man. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: Machine Gun Kelly @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The rapper returns. 8pm. $28. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Willkommen! It’s opening night. Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award revival of the classic Kander & Ebb musical. 7:30pm. $20-$90. Through Sunday.

THEATER: “Some People Hear Thunder” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The world premiere of a new musical love story by Gerson Smoger and Jeffrey Sorkin. Directed by and starring Kevin McGuire. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, May 21.

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

OPEN MIC/COMEDY: Low Beat Comedy Open Mic Night @ the Low Beat, Albany. Hosted by Blaze with featured comedian Frank Simons. 7:30pm sign-up.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “Twelfth Night” @ the Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. The National Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity, directed by Simon Godwin. 7pm. $15.

FILM: “Casablanca” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Bogie & Bergman. 1pm.

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…