2/19/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday


READING/PERFORMANCE: Beautifully Twisted Takes: A Spoken Word Performance @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. A sure-to-be unforgettable, uncompromising performance by No Wave Queen Lydia Lunch and Bibbe Hansen (Beck’s mom). 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Consider the Source @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Start with a foundation of progressive rock, metal and jazz, and then spice it up with Middle Eastern and Indian musical flavors. With Teddy Midnight. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Rusted Root @ King Neptune’s Pub, Lake George. “Send me on my way…” With Nobody for President. 9pm. $15.

FILM: “Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders From Mars: The Motion Picture” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. 7pm. $9; $6 students. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Cutaways @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. R&B and more from Local 518 vets Todd Nelson, Mike Kelley, James Kirk, Pat Conover and Leo Kachidurian. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Mipso @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Chapel Hill’s esteemed indie folk foursome brings their powerfully rhythmic, lyrically sharp and beautiful four-part harmonies to the Spa City coffeehouse in their Greater Nippertown debut. 8pm. GO HERE to read an interview… UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: The Holly & Evan Band @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Crankin’ out the blues and more… With the Bonnie Masons. 9pm. FREE.

THEATER: “I Am My Own Wife” @ the Albany Barn, Albany. Presented by Creative License, Doug Wright’s Tony Award-winning one-man drama stars Ben Katigiri directed by David Carta. 7:30pm. $15. Through Saturday, March 5.

COMEDY: Ian Bagg @ the Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. Fun fact: He’s the the only known comic to have worked for famed director/producer Judd Apatow and not become a multi-billionaire. 7:30 & 10pm. $20. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Taj Mahal @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The veteran bluesman takes the stage in Woodstock. 9pm. $45, $65 & $75.

MUSIC: Richard Marx @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer musician is the only male artist in history to have his first seven singles reach the Top 5 on the Billboard charts. Really. 8pm. $40 & $55. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude @ The Gingerman, Albany. The saxman will be joined by pianist Rob Lindquist. 7pm.

MUSIC: Boxed Hemmond @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Blind Crow and Braking the Fast. 8pm.

THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. A collection of 10 plays – each 10-minutes long – by 10 playwrights. 7:30pm. $15-30. Through Sunday, February 28. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Not Rightt @ the Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 8pm.

MUSIC: The New York Players @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Toys in the Attic @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Aerosmith tribute band. 9:30pm. FREE.

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  1. Israel Singer says

    Sub Slab, along with Green Room, Jasper, and more will be playing tonight at Pauly’s in Albany NY.

  2. Bruce Huttner says

    Hey folks:

    My band, Sub Slab, will be playing w/ two other local bands tonight (Greenroom and Jasper) at Paulys Hotel. Can event make it into today’s musical tips? Thanks

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