12/31/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday (New Year’s Eve)
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Saratoga First Night @ various venues, Saratoga Springs. Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Graham Tichy, Bryan Thomas, Lee Shaw, the Orange, Bear Grass, Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, Jack Grace, the Lustre Kings, Rebel Darling, Party Boat and lots more. 6pm. $15.
BURLESQUE: Roxxi Tart’s 1920’s Burlesque Revue @ Ristorante Paradiso, Albany. Admission includes Italian tapas buffet, Champagne toast and noisemakers, as well as dance and musical numbers. 9pm. $40; $75 per couple.
PERFORMANCE: The Old Fashioned Cirkus @ BSP, Kingston. The back room is open with live music by Bella’s Bartok, Caprice Rouge, Heart String’s Hot Club and more. With jugglers, unicyclists, burlesque, acrobatics, hoop dancers, photobooth. Plus electro-swing by Dr. SUDS after 12midnight. 9pm. $20.
MUSIC: Amy & Leslie @ Mountain View Studio, Woodstock. Amy Fradon and Leslie Ritter team up with keyboardist Cathie Malach, guitarist Ken McGloin and percussionist Eric Parker for an early evening celebration of harmony. 8pm. $25.
MUSIC: Bigger Boat @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. 8pm.
MUSIC: The Berkshire Bach Ensemble @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Kenneth Cooper conducts the ensemble in their annual Bach at New Year program, “A Blast of Brass.” 6pm. $40, $65 & $85.