8/30/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

August 30th, 2017, 7:11 am by Greg

MUSIC: Hamell on Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. In support of his brand new, powerhouse album, Tackle Box, Hamell’s Wednesdays-in-August residency concludes… 7pm.

MUSIC: WEQX’s PearlPalooza Battle of the Bands @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. It’s the final battle of the preliminary round, as Bathrobe Robots, Dustin Sawyer, Shoebox Dojo and Hasty Page battle it out for a spot in next week’s finals. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for the schedule of bands…

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MUSIC: Sting @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Following Tuesday’s show at Tanglewood, Sting’s tour in support of his latest album 57th & 9th makes a stop at SPAC tonight – the only pop show of the summer to play both of Greater Nippertown’s largest outdoor venues. Sting will be joined by a three-piece band featuring guitarists Dominic Miller and Rufus Miller, as well as drummer Josh Freese. Opening the show will be Sting’s son, Joe Sumner, as well as Tex-Mex band, the Last Bandoleros. 8pm. $59.50, $79.50, $99.50, $149.50 & $179.50.

MUSIC: Mike Kelley @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 6pm.

MUSIC: Hot Club of Saratoga @ Shepard Park, Lake George. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: WitchTrap @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. South American metalheads. With Tortured Skull and Prison. 8:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Vintage Country Band @ Warrensburg Bandstand, Warrensburg. With Debbie Pixley. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Matchstick Architects @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

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

DANCE: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. The modern dance company wraps up the lunchtime Made in the Shade of The Egg series. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Circlesinging @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Led by Jeanine Ouderkirk. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Masters of Nostalgia @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Dave Pedinotti leads the folk-rockers… 8:30pm.

STORYTELLING: On the Fly Story Slam @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. An evening of Greater Nippertown storytellers selected at random. 6pm sign-up; 7pm telling. FREE.

MUSIC: TS Ensemble @ River Park Gazebo, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

FILM: “Annie” @ West Capitol Park, Albany. Yeah, it’s a hard-knock life… 8pm. FREE.

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…