9/13/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

September 13th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: !!! @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. In support of Shake the Shudder, a riotous, funky dance groove. With Algiers in support of their sophomore album, The Underside of Power. 9pm. $17.

MUSIC: 10 String Symphony @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. The Nashville-based duo of Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer, two five-­string fiddlers. 7:30pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Willie Nelson & Family @ Mid Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie. The American music icon has never played it safe. Instead, he has borrowed from a wide variety of styles – traditional pop, Western swing, jazz, traditional country, cowboy songs, honky tonk, rock & roll folk, and the blues – creating his own distinctive, elastic hybrid. 7:30pm. $58, $78 & $98.

MUSIC: Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. The Summer at the Plaza concert series continues into the fall with the new Jazz Night. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Matthew Sweet @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The singer-songwriter continues to carry the jangly power-pop torch on his new album, Tomorrow Forever. With Tommy Keane. 7pm. $35.

MUSIC: The Williams College Department of Music @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. Artist in Residence Matthew Gold leads a group of Williams students, faculty and friends in a performance of the minimalist classic “In C” by Terry Riley. 12:15pm. FREE.

READING: “An Epic Poetry Reading” @ Collar Works, Troy. Celebrate David Lehman’s “Poems in the Manner Of” with special guests Daniel Nester and Susan Comninos. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: A Good Rogering @ Our Place, Mechanicville. With Asbesdeth and Virtue Falls. 7pm. $8.

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

TALK: “The Media Crease: Traces of Reuse in Hard and Soft Copies” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. A talk by media theorist Abigail De Kosnik about her analysis of how different types of media show their wear. 7pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC/STORYTELLING: Storytelling Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 6:45pm sign-up; 7pm tellings. $5.

CONCERT ON SCREEN: David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii @ the Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Concert film of the former Pink Floyd guitarist. 7pm. $15.

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