12/11/12: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Katie Trautz & the New Foundry @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. The Vermont-based band plays original folk and old-time with a unique contemporary inflection. Featuring Katie Trautz (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Nate Gusakov (banjo), Jay Ekis (guitar) and Rob Morse (bass). With Americana Music Club hosts Dan Johnson & the Expert Sidemen. 8pm.
MUSIC: Ra Ra Riot @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Cellist-vocalist Alexandra Lawn has left the fold since their last Nippertown concert, but the chamber-pop band has carried on, and they’re slated to release their new album, Beta Love, next month. With Guards. 8pm. $16.