11/10/15: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The Music at Noon concert series continues with the vintage DIY Americana sounds of Bowtie, Cousin Clyde, Mister Eck and Wild Bill. Bring your lunch to munch. 12noon. FREE.
MUSIC: Steve Hackett @ the Egg, Albany. The British guitar great celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of his debut solo album Voyage of the Acolyte and his most recent recording Wolfight with works from his solo career, as well as the music of his former band, Genesis. 7:30pm. $38-$48.
ARTIST TALK: Matt McElligott @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. He’s the award-winning author and illustrator of 14 books for children of all ages, including the new “Mad Scientist Academy” series, “Even Aliens Need Snacks,” “Even Monsters Need Haircuts” and the “Benjamin Franklinstein” series. 6:30pm.
MUSIC: Futurebirds @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Athens’ newest musical export serves up a dynamic blend of experimental atmospheric textures, alt-rock tones and laid-back harmonies. With Waylon Speed. 7pm. $13.
TALK: Maureen G. Shanahan @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The lecture “The Orientalist and the Asylum: Gaëtan Gatain de Clérambault’s Veiled Photography” explores the work of the French psychiatrist, who was also an acclaimed painter and a professional photographer. 5:30pm. FREE.