1/31/13: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Z Three @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. An organ trio tribute to the music of Frank Zappa features Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu), Beau Sasser (Alan Evans Trio) and Bill Carbone (Max Creek, Melvin Sparks) with special guest percussionist and Mothers alum Ed Mann. 10pm. $13.
MUSIC: The Perry Beekman Duo @ the Stockade Tavern, Kingston. Woodstock-based jazz guitarist-vocalist Beekman showcases bossa nova, jazz standards and selections from his upcoming CD So in Love, accompanied by bassist Lou Pappas. 7:30pm. FREE.
DISCUSSION: “Jazz to Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop to Now” @ Sage College’s Opalka Gallery, Albany. Truemaster Trimingham – an educator for the New York State Museum and a DJ – will lead a performance-based panel discussion on the roots and collective history of this genre in the community. 7pm. FREE.