4/8/11: Today’s Tips: Friday
MUSIC: The McKrells @ The Egg, Albany. A special reunion concert, as Kevin McKrell teams up once again with the classic Celtic-bluegrass line-up of banjo man Chris Leske, guitarist Craig Vance, fiddler Doug Moody and bassist John Kribs. With Black Mountain Symphony. 7:30pm. $20.
FILM/TALK: “Daisy Miller” @ The Linda, Albany. The Henry James Film Festival kicks off with a screening of the 1974 film starring Cybill Shepherd. Followed by a discussion with director Peter Bogdonovich. 7:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Lucky Peterson @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The multi-instrumentalist and former child prodigy is churning out big, bad blues once again with his stellar comeback album, “You Can Always Turn Around.” With Doug Yule & Friends. 9pm. $15.
MUSIC: Ernie & the Automatics @ Jillian’s, Albany. An all-star band of veteran Boston-based rockers including guitarist Barry Goudreau and drummer Sib Hashian (both from the band Boston), as well as saxman Michael Antunes (of the Beaver Brown Band). 9pm. $1.06.
MUSIC: Moonalice @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. California combo featuring drummer John Molo (Bruce Hornsby & the Range) and keyboardist Pete Sears (Rod Stewart, Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna), as well as guitarist Barry Sless, keyboardist Ann McNamee and bassist Chubby Wombat. With Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds. 9pm. $7.
MUSIC: Saint Rose Camerata @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center, Albany. Featuring Saint-Saens’ “The Carnival of the Animals,” as well as music by Charles Ives, Andrey Rubtsov and Alfredo Casella. 7:30pm. FREE.
ART RECEPTION: “Keeping Time” @ the Albany International Airport Art Gallery, Colonie. Featuring works by Joel Griffith, Michael Millspaugh, Ken Ragsdale, Matt LaFleur, more. 5:30-7:30pm. FREE.
FILM: “Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould” @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany.
The New York State Writers Institute screens the award-winning 2009 documentary directed by Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont about one of the most celebrated pianists of the 20th century. 7:30pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Moon Over Buffalo” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Opening night of Ken Ludlam’s 1995 madcap comedy. 8pm. $20. (Through Saturday, May 7)
MUSIC: “A Tribute to Roy Orbison” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s a triple tribute with Brian McCullough as the Big O, Paula McCullough as Patsy Cline and Steve Cafiero doin’ Dion. With musical director Joey Pucci. 7:30pm. $38, $58.