5/24/11: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: The Joe Krown Trio @ Red Square, Albany. An all-star combo featuring three of New Orleans finest bluesmen – organist Joe Krown (more than a dozen years with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown), drummer Russell Batiste, Jr. (the Funky Meters) and vocalist-guitarslinger Walter “Wolfman” Washington. It’s gonna get funky in here… With Pungee. 9pm. $8 in advance; $12 at the door.
MUSIC: North America @ SwordPaw HQ at Oakwood CC, 313 10th St., Troy. After a slight delay, it’s finally time for the debut show at the new SwordPaw HQ. With Northern Water Snake and Matthew Carefully. 6:30pm. $5.
MUSIC: Americana Tuesday @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Host band Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen welcome special guests alt-country combo the Lazy Suns and acoustic blues duo Holly & Evan. 8pm. $5.
MUSIC: Jason Crosby & Dark Loft @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With special guest bassist Malcolm Cecil. Opening the show will be SalTed Bones with special guests Connor Kennedy and Mike Esposito. 8pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Kevin Wayne @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Acoustic Americana comedy, including such tunes as “The Patron Saint of Bottle Redemption” and “Make Believe Beer.” With Catfish Don. 8pm. FREE.