10/26/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

October 26th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Shiri Zorn, George Muscatello & Brian Melick @ the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Capital District Jazz presents the second concert in its Jazz at the Spring series with the provocative, mysterious and adventurous music of the trio in support of their album, This Lives Here. 7:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Claire Lynch & Bryan McDowell @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. She’s a three-time International Bluegrass Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year. And he can pretty much play anything with strings. 7pm. $24.

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THEATER: “New World Order” @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The inaugural production by the new Troy Foundry Theatre ensemble features six short plays by Harold Pinter directed by David Girard. 8pm. FREE. Also at 8pm on Friday.

MUSIC: The McKrells @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Clarinet Marmalade Quartet @ Guilderland Public Library, Guilderland. The library is celebrating 25 years in its home on Western Avenue, and the party features music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and even a glass of champagne as you come through the front door. 6:30pm. $50.

MUSIC: The Holly & Evan Band @ the Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Flying Rob & Friends @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Hungrytown @ the Waterford Community/Senior Center, Waterford. Vermont folk duo. 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Honeysuckle @ Crandall Public Library’s Folklife Center, Glens Falls. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Jimkata @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With The LateShift. 9:30pm.

MUSIC: Milkweed Electric @ Parish Public House, Albany. The Binghamton Americana trio plugs in. With the North & South Dakotas. 8pm.

MUSIC: Cloud Lifter @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. With Karyn Ann. 8pm.

MUSIC: Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase Kick-Off Concert @ Colony, Woodstock. Featuring Shine Delphi, Antoine Dufour, Tim Farrell, Adam Miller, Kinloch Nelson and Macyn Taylor. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Blues Pro Jam @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of jamming on the blues with the core band of singer-guitarist Pat O’Shea, keyboardist Jeremy Baum, saxophonist Jay Collins, bassist Pat Perkinson and drummer Sonny Rock. 8pm. FREE.

READING: Ryan Smithson @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. The author (a graduate of East Greenbush’s Columbia High School and UAlbany) reads from his memoir, “Ghosts of War: The True Story of a 19-Year-Old GI.” 4:15pm. FREE.

THEATER: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King for a Day! @ Proctors, Schenectady. Giant furry people. 7pm. $20-$60; $75 with meet & greet.

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