3/3/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday


MUSIC: David Broza @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Veteran Israeli superstar singer-songwriter. With the Berith Sholom Choir. 7:30pm. $27 & $36. GO HERE to enter to win a pair of FREE TICKETS…

COMEDY: Jerry Seinfeld @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. He has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. 7pm. $48, $63, $80 & $150.

MUSIC: Steven Wilson @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Best known as the leader of prog-rock faves Porcupine Tree, the guitar great grabs the spotlight at The Egg in support of his fifth release, titled . 8pm. $35 & $45.

MUSIC: Hot Club of Cowtown @ The Linda, Albany. The Austin-based trio of fiddler Elana James, guitarist Whit Smith and bassist Jake Erwin whip up and evening of their trademark hot jazz and western swing. With Dylan Perrillo. 8pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Lustre Kings @ the Beer Belly, Albany. Mark Gamsjager and the boys rev up the rockabilly. 7pm.

COMEDY: Drew Lynch @ the Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. 7:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Marc Delgado @ the Low Beat, Albany. With the Lazy Suns, who will back up Delgado on some tunes and play a set of their own featuring tunes from their upcoming album. 8pm. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “Glengarry Glen Ross” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. David Mamet at his best. 7:30pm. $24. Through March 19.

MUSIC: The Phil Allen/Michael Benedict Concert Jazz Band @ the Lark Tavern, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Judy Collins @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The 76-year-old Judy Collins is as creatively vigorous as ever, writing, touring worldwide, and nurturing fresh talent like her opening act, Ari Hest, who she’s collaborating with on a forthcoming album. 7pm. $55.

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade Trio @ the Twisted Vine Wine & Tap Bar, Delmar. Featuring Skip Parsons, clarinet; Crick Diefendorf, banjo; and Richard Downs, bass. 7pm.

MUSIC: drøm før du dør @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. The Montreal-based duo of guitarist Alex Pelchat & vocalist Grace Brooks. With If Not I Than Who Then. 8pm.

TALK: Stephen Adly Guirgis @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. A talk by the UAlbany graduate and 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. 8pm. FREE. ALSO: A free seminar at the same location at 4:15pm. UPDATE: These events have been cancelled.

THEATER: “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” @ Skidmore College’s the Black Box Theater, Saratoga Springs. Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play. 8pm. Through Wednesday, March 9.

MUSIC: Carl Daniels @ Dali Mamma, Albany. 7pm.

MUSIC: Knot Dead @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm. Pay what you want.

THEATER: “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. The emo-rock musical takes audiences through the life of America’s seventh president and comically examines American politics. 7pm. $20; $15 students & seniors. Through Saturday.

THEATER: “A Doll’s House” @ MCLA’s Venable Theater, North Adams. The ibsen classic. 8pm. $12; $5 students. Through Saturday.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm performance. $3.

FILM: “Koyaanisqatsi” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Godfrey Reggio’s classic image-based documentary features a mesmerizing score by Philip Glass. With Ephraim Asili’s “Many Thousands Gone,” Christian Marclay’s “Fade to Slide,” Lucy Raven’s “The Deccan Trap” and Charles Atlas’ “What does unstable time even mean?” 7pm. $6.

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