9/9/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

September 9th, 2017, 8:26 am by Greg

FESTIVAL: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Corning Preserve’s Jennings Landing, Albany. Featuring the Jecco Trio, the Piggly Wigglies, Michael Benedict & Bopitude, Somi and trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuhah. Followed by fireworks. 1-9pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Eastbound Throwdown @ Irwin Farm, Salem. Day Two of the two-day fest features host band Eastbound Jesus, Wreckloose, Swampcandy, Black Mountain Symphony, Cousin Earth, Driftwood, Dan Johnson, more. 11:30am. $40; kids 15 & under FREE GO HERE for more info and the complete updated schedule of bands…

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FESTIVAL: Drum Boogie Festival @ Andy Lee Field, Woodstock. The one-day percussion-and-more fest features POOK, Energy Dance Company, Creative Music Studio, North/South Indian Music Project, the Beatbox House, Northeast Ghana All Stars, Jack DeJohnette Group, Nexus, Prana, NYU Steel, the Big Takeover. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

FESTIVAL/FUNDRAISER: Birds of a Feather Music & Nature Festival @ Grafton Lakes State Park, Cropseyville. The one-day benefit fest for the Berkshire Bird Paradise features Sean Rowe, Rustic Overtones, Armies, Sam James, Angels on the Fourth, Johnny Jules Band, Sara Ashleigh Band, more. 9am. $65; kids age 6-12 $20; kids age 5 & under FREE. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Oldtone Roots Music Festival @ the Cool Whisper Farm, North Hillsdale. Day Three of the four-day fest features Bill & the Belles, David Davis & the Warrior River Boys, Corn Potato, Travis Stuart & Sammy Lind, the Po Ramblin’ Boys, Roochie Toochie & the Ragtime Shepard Kings, Foghorn Stringband, lots more. 9:30am. $55. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Sydney Worthley @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. The singer-songwriter celebrates the release of her new album, Strong. With Ryan Clark and Zan Strumfeld. Doors at 7pm. $12.

MUSIC: Laura Roth & Hui Cox @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Guitarist, producer, composer, Grammy nominee and recipient of two grants for composition from the National Endowment for the Arts, Hui Cox has toured and recorded with Cab Calloway, Odetta, Liza Minnelli, Melba Moore, Wilson Pickett, Stanley Turrentine, Richie Havens, The Temptations, The Four Tops and many more. Now he teams up with vocalist Laura Roth. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Arc Iris @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The band re-imagines Joni Mitchell’s classic album, Blue. With Leslie Mendelson. 7pm. Donation encouraged.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Meltasia Music Festival @ the Blackthorne Resort, East Durham. Day Two of the three-day fest features Pete & Pete, Sun Voyager, Night Screams, Young Skulls, Bob Mann & the Rolling Thunder, Metalleg, Animal Show, Death Valley Girls, A Giant Dog, Andy Blade and the legendary Roky Erickson and more. Music at 1pm. $50. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Happy Traum @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. With Geoff Muldaur, Darol Anger, Emy Phelps, Abby Newton and Zach Djanikian. 8pm. $25 & $45.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Pittsford Food Truck & Music Fest @ Main Street, Pittsford. The one-day fest features music by the Crooked North, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Dave Miller & the Other Sinners, Northside Johnny. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Red Haired Strangers @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 9pm.

MUSIC: Coal Palace Kings @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. With Freddy Shehadi. 9pm.

MUSIC/FILM: The Heartland Passage Tour @ The Linda, Albany. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and George Ward celebrate the Erie Canal bicentennial and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact through songs, stories and the documentary film “Boom and Bust.” 8pm. $15.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Little Italy Street Festival @ North Jay Street, Schenectady. The one-day feat features Grand Central Station, Happy Daze, the Protones, Linda Izzo, John DeFilippo & Friends. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete music schedule…

MUSIC: Mirk @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Victory Soul Orchestra. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Mike Trash @ Kings Inn, Schenectady. Solo acoustic. With Horror Business (unplugged) and Vinny Dawson. 8pm.

MUSIC: Corpse Hoarder @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Nethergrave, The Broken, Incontinence. 8:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Alan Darcy @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. The sax man returns… 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Satisfaction @ the Rivers Casino, Schenectady. Rolling Stones tribute band. 8pm.

OPEN MIC: Singer-Songwriter Showcase @ the Low Beat, Albany. Hosted by Ben Escoe. 1pm.