1/6/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

January 6th, 2018, 7:00 am by Greg
Johnny Rabb

Johnny Rabb leads the Elvis Birthday Bash at The Hangar tonight

Photograph by Ed Conway

MUSIC: The Elvis Birthday Bash @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Led by Johnny Rabb’s Big Band featuring the Tichy Boys, Mark Gamsjager and special guests. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band @ The Egg, Albany. The former Allman Brothers Band drummer leads his own band in their Greater Nippertown debut. 8pm. $29.50. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Friday, February 23 due to illness…

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MUSIC: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $24.

MUSIC: Misfit Jazz @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Shiri Zorn, George Muscatello and Brian Melick. With Bryan Thomas. 9pm.

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. 2 & 8pm. Also at 2pm Sunday.

MUSIC: The Hazytones @ the Low Beat, Albany. Montreal stoner rock. With Yoma, Grease Fire and Grimer. 8pm.

BURLESQUE: Roxxi Tart’s 1920’s Burlesque Revue @ Hudson Harbor Steak & Seafood, Albany. Roxxi and her troupe perform a night of fun-filled hi-jinx-infused burlesque from the golden age of jazz. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Violist Richard O’Neill joins David Allen Miller and the orchestra for a program featuring Schumann’s “Overture, Scherzo & Finale,” Theofanidis’ “Viola Concerto” and the BIG one, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. 7:30pm. Also at 3pm Sunday.

MUSIC: Deadgrass @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With the Lane Brothers. 9pm. UPDATE: Due to a burst water pipe at The Hollow, this show has been moved to Parish Public House, Albany…

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Lost Art @ the Greenbush Inn, East Greenbush. 8pm. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Gobhi @ the Savoy Taproom, Albany. With Sugar Eater. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: “Rabbbits in Delusionville” @ The Falcon, Marlboro. POPaganda artist Ron English’s rock opera is a post-factual Animal Farm-meets-Aesop’s Fables…on LSD. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Bernstein Bard Trio @ the Falcon Underground, Marlboro. Playing an eclectic blend of old time, bluegrass, swing tunes and a touch of Latin music, reveling in the spirit of improvisation. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Sink or Swim @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Feral Meryl and Mike Moak. 8:30pm. $7.

MUSIC: The Switch @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: David Anthony @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. A tribute to Frank Sinatra. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ the Parting Glass Pub, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $12.

MUSIC: Not Rightt @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 8pm.

ART ON SCREEN: “Canaletto and the Art of Venice” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Directed by David Bickerstaff, this first feature-length film of an exhibition from the Royal Collection includes interviews with Royal Collection Trust curators and behind-the-scenes footage of preparations for the exhibition, all shot in ultra HD 4K.
3pm. $12.

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