5/19/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

May 19th, 2017, 7:27 am by Greg

MUSIC: Shannon McNally @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Americana-soul singer rolls into the Caffe with her new Rodney Crowell-produced album, Black Irish, slated for release next month. 8pm. $20.

EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION: “Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World” @ the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. The opening of the touring exhibition from the National Guitar Museum, featuring live music by the Berkshire Jazz Collective, food from Just Kickin’ It Bar-B-Que, complimentary beer, wine and signature cocktail, a special wine tasting preview of the 2017 Wine Gala and Auction, and other surprises. 5:30-7:30pm. $40; $20 child.

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MUSIC: Jon Snodgrass @ the Low Beat, Albany. The singer-songwriter from Drag the River. With Mikey Erg, Hospital Corners and Postage. 8pm. $8.

MUSIC: Emma’s Revolution @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady.. The singer-songwriter-activist duo brings along their All-Star Band (John R. Burr on piano and David Rokeath on drums) in support of their new album, Revolution Now. 7:30pm. $28 & $50.

MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. A hometown concert in support of his new album, New Lore. 8pm. $20. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Robert Capowski @ the Ginger Man, Albany. The CD release party for his brand new album, Back to Blue. 7pm.

MUSIC: David Crosby & Friends @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. 8pm. $49.50-79.50.

THEATER: “Kunstler” @ Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. Jeff McCarthy stars in Jeffrey Sweet’s play about radical lawyer and civil rights activist William Kunstler. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, June 10.

MUSIC: Jeff Nania Quartet @ Savoy Taproom, Albany. The saxman is joined by keyboardist Chuck Lamb and the rhythm section of Rich Syracuse and Jeff Siegel. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Hot Club of Saratoga @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: Adam Ezra Group @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Boston-based heartland rockers roll into town. 9pm.

THEATER: “True West” @ Ghent Playhouse, Ghent. Sam Shepard’s play examines the tension between two estranged brothers – Hollywood screenwriter Austin and drifter/thief Lee. Drifted by Patrick White. 8pm. $20; $10 students.

MUSIC: Scott Sharrard & the Brickyard Band @ the Upper Room, Albany. The blues-rockin’ guitarslinger from the Gregg Allman Band. 8pm. $20 & $35.

MUSIC: Dr. Jah & the Love Prophets @ the Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. With the Knot Dead Duo. 8pm.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Trio @ Speakeasy 518, Albany. The saxman is joined by Otto Gardner (bass) and Graeme Francis (drums). 9pm.

MUSIC: Drake White & the Big Fire @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Named one of the Huffington Post’s “Top Country Artists to Watch in 2016,” Drake White is an accomplished songwriter with a rock-infused, organic country sound and signature foot-stomp. 8pm. $15.

COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Education Center, Schenectady. Comedian Mike Recine has performed stand-up on “Conan;” has a Comedy Central Half Hour special; and recently competed on “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle,” also on Comedy Central. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Towne Tavern, Averill Park. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Big Creek @ S&S Brewery, Nassau. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Mendelssohn Club @ Chancellor’s Hall, Albany. The spring concert, “To Life!” With Michael Benedict’s Jazz Vibes. 7:30pm.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Fabrizio & the Fever @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Berkshire native-musician-songwriter Micheal Fabrizio leads his Nashville-based band in a benefit for the Richie duPont Award, providing theater camp scholarships. 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: The John Tropea Band @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The jazz guitarist leads his band in concert. With Tim Easton. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

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. 8pm. Through Sunday, May 21. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: The Big Takeover @ Colony, Woodstock. With Ras T Ashebar. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Dashboard Anthem @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. The Rock Anthem Show. With Cryin’ Out Loud, Twisted Fate and Uncivil Liberty. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Beatin’ the Odds @ the Glove Theater, Gloversville. With SnowStorm. 7:30pm. $10.

THEATER: “Peter/Wendy” @ Saratoga Springs High School, Saratoga Springs. The teen-led theater troupe Ad Astra presents its debut production, a play by Jeremy Bloom. 7pm. Also at 7pm Sunday.

MUSIC: Lisa Oakman @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. 7:30pm.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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