10/31/15: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday


MUSIC: Built4BBQ Whole Hog Halloween Bash @ the Low Beat & Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Music by Apertif for Destruction, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, the End Men, Linear North, Kimono Dragons and Girth Control. Two venues; six bands. 6:30pm. $6.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus Halloween Fright Fest @ Parish Public House, Albany. With Hawbuckees. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Portland Cello Project @ the Madison Theater, Albany. Yes, an array of cellos playing a repertoire that stretches from Kanye West to Taylor Swift to Elliott Smith and beyond. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: The Ed Palermo Big Band @ The Falcon, Marlboro. “The Torture Never Stops: Fifty Shades of Frank” is an equally joyful and horrifying Halloween romp through the songbook of Frank Zappa by the world’s zaniest big band. 7pm. donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Robert DeLong @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With French Horn Rebellion. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Evan Christopher @ the Cock N’ Bull, Galway. One of New Orleans’ all-time greats brings the glorious tone of his clarinet for a Halloween treat. No microphones. No amplifiers. No sound system. Just the great sound of Christopher’s clarinet accompanied by Ehud Asherie on piano. 8pm.

MUSIC: Wild Adriatic @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Mirk. 9pm. $15.

THEATER: Next Act! New Play Summit 4 @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. “First 15” at 11:30am; “Assisted Loving” at 3pm. $10; $5 students.

MUSIC: Blue Chicken @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Featuring Jim Weider, Brian Mitchell, Sid McGinnis, Randy Ciarlante, Byron Isaacs and Clark Gayton. Prize for best chicken costume. 8pm. $35.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque’s Mad Fun House I @ VFW Lodge, Albany. Hosted by Miss Roxxi Tart. 9pm. $20.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque’s Mad Fun House II @ the Low Beat, Albany. Hosted by Jaye McBride. Costume contest judged by Bumby the Clown. 12:30am. $10.

MUSIC/MORE: Monster Smash @ Elks Lodge, North Adams. Featuring music by Arc Iris, SuperHuman Happiness and Smash Frequency. With a spooky photo booth, tarot card readings, palm reader, henna tattoos, candy, snacks, cash bar. 7pm. $15.

EVENT: Freak Show: Halloween Extravaganza @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. It’s a 1920’s circus/side-show-themed event featuring the band Bella’s Bartok, the cabaret company Gypsy Layne and DJ BFG. 8pm. $35.

MUSIC: Simon Doom @ the Half Moon, Hudson. With Teen and a DJ set by Gang Gang Dance. 9pm.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Rock & Horror Halloween Concert @ Glens Falls Civic Center’s Heritage Hall, Glens Falls. Across the Pond performs “The Beatles Psychedelic Years: Revolver to Abbey Road.” With AC/DC tribute band High Voltage. A benefit for the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council and the Hudson River Music Hall. 7:30pm. $10; $5 students & seniors.

MUSIC: Lucid @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Formula 5 and Mister F. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Forthlin Road @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Feast of Friends @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The Doors tribute band. With Boom Boom Shake. 9pm. $20.

PARTICIPATORY FILM: “Rocky Horror Picture Show” @ The Linda, Albany. Let’s to the Time Warp again… With the Whip It Outskirts shadowcast. 8pm & 12midnight.

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