10/5/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

October 5th, 2017, 7:06 am by Greg

MUSIC: Wye Oak @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The indie-rock duo of Jenn Wasner (vocals, guitars and bass) and Andy Stack (drums, keyboards, backup vocals) brings their unique blend of dream-pop and electro-beats. With Luke Temple. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Yes @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. There are now two Yeses. This is the one that features Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman. 8pm. $49.75, $59.75, $69.75 & $125.

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TALK: Jo-Anne McArthur @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. Founder of We Animals, the internationally-known archive of animal photographs used to foster the ethical treatment of animals, will speak. 7pm.

MUSIC: Kevin McKrell & Jeff Strange @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. It’s two-thirds of the legendary Donnybrook Fair. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Paradise Kitty @ Chrome, Waterford. It’s an all-woman Guns N’ Roses tribute band. Welcome to the new goddess-infused jungle, boys and girls With Lovable Rejects. 8pm. $10.

ART/MUSIC: September in the City Art Fair @ DiNapoli Park, Albany. September in the City stretches into October… Music by Alex Smith. 11:30am. FREE.

MUSIC: Tannahill Weavers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. One of Scotland’s premier traditional bands is approaching their 50th anniversary in 2018. 7pm. $27.

MUSIC: Male Patterns @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Mental Fix, One Through Ten, Postage. 8:30pm.

THEATER: “Lost Lake” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Imperfect strangers meet in this warm, touching and funny one-act written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn. 7pm. $50. Through Sunday, October 22.

MUSIC/CRUISE: Howlin’ on the Hudson @ Dutch Apple Cruises, Albany. Formula 5 wraps up the concert/cruise series. 6:30pm boarding; 7pm dock departure. $30.

MUSIC: Gojira @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Extreme metal from France. With Code Orange and Torche. 7:30pm. $35.

THEATER: “Sex With Strangers” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Stephen Nachamie directs Laura Eason’s smart, digital-age dramedy about a pair of writers snowbound in a bed & breakfast. Starring Jenny Strassburg and Ben Williamson. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, October 15. GO HERE to read a review…

COMEDY: Chicks Are Funny @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. Hosted by Erin Harkes. 7:30pm. $7.

MUSIC: Ten Pound Chicken @ Keegan Ales, Kingston. It’s the O+ Festival kick-off party. 5:30pm.

MUSIC: Gilberto Santa Rosa @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. With DJ Cowboy. 8pm. $49.50, $59.50, $79.50 & $129.50.

MUSIC: Cloud Lifter @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 8:30pm.

THEATER: “Always… Patsy Cline” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Benita Zahn and Molly Rose McGrath star in the Park Playhouse production about one of country music’s most beloved artists and her friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Featuring many of Cline’s hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Walking After Midnight” and others. 8pm. $24; kids 12 & under $15. Through Sunday, October 15.

MUSIC: Dyer Switch @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. The Howlin’ at the Moon concert series ushers in the Harvest Moon. 7pm. $5.

THEATER/FUNDRAISER: “God of Carnage” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. This Tony Award-winning hit takes you on a 90-minute thrill ride into the most dangerous place on earth: parenthood. Two sets of parents meet for the first time to settle their sons’ nasty schoolyard tangle. Tensions quickly emerge around the best way to raise a child. The meeting progresses, the liquor flows, and the gloves come off in this viciously funny comedy of bad manners. All proceeds from this performance will be donated to One America Appeal to support hurricane relief. 7:30pm. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Tom Wadsworth @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 7pm.

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…