9/30/11: Today’s Tips: Friday
MUSIC: The Tia Fuller Quartet @ First Unitarian Society Whisperdome, Schenectady. A Place for Jazz welcomes the sizzling saxwoman who was the surprise hit of the Freihofer Jazz Fest at SPAC this summer. Great band, too! 8pm. $15; students $7; children under 12 free.
MUSIC: Elizabeth Woodbury-Kasius & Heard @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Maureen Stapleton Theatre, Troy. A unique and sophisticated blend of jazz, classical, folk and world music sounds. 12noon. FREE.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. Visual art, music, fun, food, shopping throughout the Collar City’s downtown. 5-9pm. FREE.
GRAND OPENING/ART/MUSIC: Design It Together, Troy. Yes, their doors opened this summer, but today is the official grand opening of Ben KN & Taylor Gillis’ art and apparel shop/studio/performance space. Capped off with a performance by the Landlines at 9pm. 5-10:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Burkina Electric @ Williams College’s Lasell Gymnasium, Williamstown. A serious groove-centric and irresistible collision of west African music and electronica. 9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Ray Bonneville @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The award-winning Canadian-born, Austin-based singer-songwriter has a dark, intoxicating style that has earned him raves from DownBeat to No Drepression. 8pm. $20.
ART/MUSIC/FILM: Wired Kingdom @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. In conjunction with the Wired Kingdom art exhibition, ACCR is also featuring an eelectronic music performance by artist-in-residence Rinus Van Alebeek (5-6pm), followed by performances and screenings by Julia Alsarraf, Michael Farley, Holland Hopson, Bob Lukomski, Christyn Magnus and Rick O’Disko. 5-9pm. FREE.
FUNDRAISER/MUSIC: Dan Berggren @ BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake. Meet members of the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge & Rehab and some of their educational animals at 6pm, followed by Berggren’s concert with members of the Saranac Lake High School Vocal Music Department at 7pm. $20.