8/27/15: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
COMEDY: Ryan Hamilton @ Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. With all the high-wattage comedy competition around town, it’s looking like a tough night to launch a new Nippertown comedy club… 7:30pm. Through Sunday.
ARTS WALK: Downstreet Art @ various locations, North Adams. 6-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Jonah Smith @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. At his sweetest, award-winning singer-songwriter and 2014 contestant on “America’s Got Talent” Jonah Smith recalls Paul McCartney; at his grittiest, he reminds listeners of Tom Waits; and at his funkiest and jazziest he recalls fellow Syracuse native Martin Sexton. With Andy Stack, a long-time bandmate of Smith’s and a co-founder of Wye Oak. 8pm.
MUSIC: The Washington County Band @ the Georgi, Shushan. Come hear the nation’s oldest performing concert band outdoors in the Community Park. And the Salem Rotary will be scooping up ice cream for everyone. 7pm. FREE.
DANCE: Movement Story Hour @ Barker Park, Troy. Appropriate for all age levels, the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company’s workshop is designed to nurture the creative movement potential of each child. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Black August @ the Low Beat, Albany. 6pm.