5/30/13: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Kendrik Lamar @ the Washington Avenue Armory, Albany. The Compton hip-hopster churned up major waves in 2012 with his major-label breakthrough album Good kid, m.A.A.d. city. With label-mates Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. 8pm. $50; VIP $100; meet-and-greet $200.
FESTIVAL/FILM: Berkshire International Film Festival @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Opening night of the BIFF, featuring screenings of “Food for Thought” and “Twenty Feet from Stardom.” 6pm. $20.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Tribute to Rock and Roll History @ Lake George Forum, Lake George. LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival concert features Dwight Icenhower’s tribute to Elton John, Jim Barone’s tribute to Elvis Presley, Irv Cass’ tribute to Tom Jones, Steve Bobbit’s tribute to Rod Stewart, Jesse Aron’s tribute to Roy Orbison and Tarie Aron’s tribute to Connie Francis. 7pm. $50. More info here…