10/21/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Robin Trower @ The Egg, Albany. The veteran guitar hero performs live in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his historic album Bridge of Sighs – a collection of songs is in every budding guitarslinger’s reference library that has influenced a generation of musicians. Sly Fox & the Hustlers open the show. 8pm. $34.50, $44.50 & $49.50.
MUSIC: Ultimate Painting @ Bard College’s Smog, Annandale-on-Hudson. James Hoare (of Veronica Falls) and Jack Cooper (Mazes) in support of their self-titled debut album – slated for release next week – embark on their first U.S. tour.
READING/DISCUSSION: Poets in Conversation: Edward Hirsch, Kimiko Hahn & Marie @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at UAlbany Campus Center’s Assembly Hall at 4:15pm.
MUSIC: Ensemble East @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The musicians – Yoko Reikano Kimurawho (vocals, koto, shamisen) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi) – bring the atmosphere and sounds of Japanese classical music to Williamstown. 8pm. FREE.