3/4/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Kate Taylor @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Yes, she’s the sister of James Taylor, but she’s quite a talent in her own right. Accompanied by Sam Zucchini on percussion and Steve Mayone on guitars. 8pm. $30. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: The Wood Brothers @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Brothers Chris and Oliver Wood ( on bass and guitar, respectively) and percussionist Jano Rix are bringing their bluesy Americana sounds back to Hudson. With Seth Walker. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…
ARTS WALK: First Friday @ various locations, Albany. 5-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: R5 @ Palace Theatre, Albany. In support of their sophomore album, Sometime Last Night, vocalist-guitarist Ross Lynch and his siblings (Riker, Rocky & Rydel) and pal Ratliff bring their pop-rock to town. With Ryland and Max. 7pm. $29.50, $35 & $47.50.
COMEDY: The Irish Comedy Tour @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The quartet of stand-up comedians features Detroit native Derek Richards, Boston-born Mike McCarthy, Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert and Ireland’s Derrick Keane. 7:30pm. $35.
THEATER: “Agnes of God” @ Masonic Hall, Albany. Confetti Stage presents John Pielmeir’s Tony Award-winning drama about the collision between science and faith. Nate Beynon directs. 7:30pm. $15; $10 students. Through March 6.
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.