4/22/11: Today’s Tips: Friday
MUSIC: The Kennedys @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The fab husband-and-wife folk-rockers Pete & Maura Kennedy serve up some shimmering guitar work and stellar harmonies. 8pm. $15 in advance; $17 at the door.
MUSIC: Public Noise Concern @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. It’s a release party for PNC’s seven-inch, vinyl, three-song EP, “Yesterday’s Trash,” on When’s Lunch Records. Joining in the festivities will be the Black Tie Operation, Society High, Heroes & Martyrs and Nine Votes Short. 8pm. $7.
ART RECEPTION: Open Studios @ Remsen Street Studios, Cohoes. Featuring the work of Robert Gullie, Jon Gernon, Erik Laffer & Brian Murray, with a Wine tasting provided courtesy the Harmony House Market Place. 6-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Ryan Montbleau Band @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. The fast-rising pop-rocker returns to town in support of his latest album, “Heavy on the Vine.” A recent line-up change will introduce new guitarist Lyle Brewer (of Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles). Rich Ortiz opens the show. 9PM. $12 in advance; $15 at the door.
MUSIC: Steve Azar @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Country radio station 104.9 The Cat celebrates its belated birthday. With Jaron & the Long Road to Love and Skeeter Creek. 8pm. Listen to The Cat for free tix.
MUSIC: The Tim Coakley Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. Jazz threesome led by drummer Coakley. 7pm. FREE.
FILM: “Lady Sings the Blues” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The Soul Cinema series continues with Diana Ross in the 1972 Billie Holiday bio-pic. With special guest Carla Page of “The Carla Page Show,” and a musical performance by Lalania Clayton-Notice. 7pm. $12.
MUSIC: Skeletonez @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With Any Given Day. 9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Holly & Evan @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. Acoustic blues duo. 6pm.