1/5/18: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

January 5th, 2018, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Slambovian Circus of Dreams @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Joziah Longo leads the Sleepy Hollow Circus back to town. 8pm. $27.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert @ the Low Beat, Albany. A benefit featuring Lost Giant, NPK, Odd Body and A Judgmental Swarm of Bees. 8pm. $5 donation.

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THEATER: “Chicago” @ Proctors, Schenectady. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, “Chicago” is now the longest-running American musical in Broadway history — and it shows no sign of slowing down. 8pm. Also at 2 & 8pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday.

MUSIC: “Under the Radar” @ Colony, Woodstock. Sweet Marie and Talia Denis co-headline the evening. With Julie Raleigh. 8pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: SoDown @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Wax Future and DJ Reddi. 9pm. $15. UPDATE: This show has been re-located to the Parish Public House, Albany due to burst pipes at The Hollow…

ARTS WALK: First Friday @ various locations, Albany. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Fort Orange Brewing, Albany. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Diego Ackerman’s Full Moon Fever Happy Hour @ the Low Beat, Albany. An acoustic tribute to Tom Petty. 6pm.

MUSIC: Teresa Broadwell @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Hartley’s Encore @ the Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 8pm.

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Albany First Friday Swing Dance @ Elks Lodge, Albany. Live music by the Sonny & Perley Jive Five. 7pm free swing dance lesson; 8pm music & dance. $15; students & seniors $10.

MUSIC: The Tradition @ the Towne Tavern, Averill Park. Acoustic rock duo. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Cassidi @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Brian Conway @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. 8:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Catch 2.2 @ Albany Railyard, Albany. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Flying Rob & Friends @ the Savoy Taproom, Albany. 6pm.

MUSIC: Back 40 Band @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tropic Rhythm @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. The much needed sounds of the Caribbean. Now if only they could bring some of that Caribbean heat, too… 7:30pm.

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…

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