11/26/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
We’ll be updating today’s listings with any postponements or cancellations as they are announced throughout the day…
MUSIC: Dave Davies @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The Kinks’ guitar hero and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer cranks up those Kinks classics as well as his too often overlooked solo work, including selections from his latest album, Rippin’ Up Time. 7:30pm. $30, $50 & $70. UPDATE: Due to snow emergency, this show has been postponed. New date TBA.
MUSIC: Hamell On Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. Armed with his battered acoustic guitar, the ex-Nippertonian one-man rock band/jokester/storyteller fires up his righteous anger, sly humor and clever wordsmithmanship. This how to kick off yer big holiday weekend… 8pm.
THEATER: “The Secret Garden” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved book comes to life in the Tony Award-winning musical about an orphan girl who transforms a dead and wasted garden into a paradise where hearts can grow and miracles can happen. Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill. 7:30pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, December 21. UPDATE: Tonight’s performance has been cancelled due to illness. OPEN MIC: Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With host Sonny Speed and featured performer Phil Drum. 7pm. $5. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the weather.
FILM: “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Boyd Mitchler (Joel McHale) and his wife Luann (Lauren Graham) spend a dreaded Christmas with Boyd’s father Mitch (Robin Williams) and his family of misfits. 3:30 & 5:30pm. $5.