8/23/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

August 23rd, 2017, 7:41 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Sweetback Sisters @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. Bringing honky-tonk harmonies from the golden age of country music. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule… Also at Shepard Park in Lake George at 7pm. FREE.

DANCE/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Lumberyard’s Second Annual End of Summer Shindig @ Lumberyard, Catskill. Performance excerpts from Urban Bush Women’s new work SCAT! featuring composer-trombonist Craig Harris. With bluegrass music by Steve Lutke and Appalachian Uprising, beer by Rip Van Winkle Brewery, American Glory BBQ, cocktails, gifts and more. 6pm. $50.

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MUSIC: The Dream Eaters @ The Linda, Albany. The ethereal vocals of Jake Zavracky and Elizabeth LeBaron intertwine in streams of haunting melodies, as they draw from a number of influences including dream pop, psychedelic, folk and rock. With Hospital Corners. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Future @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs.Hip-hop at SPAC? Yes, indeed… With Post Malone and Zoey Dollaz. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: WEQX’s PearlPalooza Battle of the Bands @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. Tamborelli & Her SuperTrips, The LateShift, The Boobies and Doöojj battle it out for a slot at PearlPalooza. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for the schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Roomful of Teeth @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. A pop-up performance of Ted Hearne’s “Coloring Book” in Nick Cave’s expansive installation. 4:30pm. FREE with museum admission.

MUSIC: BeauSoleil @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Fiddle master Michael Doucet leads the veteran Cajun band. 7pm. $25.

THEATER: “At Home at the Zoo” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Directed by Eric Hill, Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo (Zoo Story)” joins Albee’s classic 1959 play, “The Zoo Story,” with its prequel, “Homelife” (2004) written 45 years later. 7pm. $52. Through Saturday, August 26.

MUSIC: Hamell on Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. The Wednesdays in August residency continues… 7pm.

MUSIC: The Doornails @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 6pm.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Romo’s Pizza, Glenmont. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Troy Ramey @ the Parish Public House, Albany. With Todd Michaelsen and Dark Honey. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Tom Atkins Band @ Coeymans Landing Gazebo, Ravena. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Hotshot Hillbillies @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: American Runaways @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Alberta Crossroad @ Warrensburg Bandstand, Warrensburg. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: One Way Out @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats… 10pm.

MUSIC: Masters of Nostalgia @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 8:30pm.

THEATER: “The Lion King Jr.” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A Park Playhouse Kids production. 2pm. $15. Through Saturday.

MUSIC: The Oldies Show @ River Park Gazebo, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

OPEN MIC: SABS Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Sonny Speed will be hosting with featured artists Dave Scheffel and Ray Giguere. 7pm. $5.

FILM: “Rear Window” @ West Capitol Park, Albany. James Stewart and Grace Kelly star in the Alfred Hitchcock classic. 8pm.

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…