3/25/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
NOTE: Today is the last day to register to vote. Just do it…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Rock N Roll Resort @ the Hudson Valley Resort, Kerhonkson. It’s Day One featuring music by Max Creek, the Medicinal Purpose, Teddy Midnight, Formula 5 and more on three stages. 5pm. $50. GO HERE for more info…
DISCUSSION: Toshi Reagon @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. She knocked it out of the park with her concert last night at the Music Hall, and she’s back again this afternoon for a discussion about the issue facing women working as performers, composers and in other roles in the music industry today. 12noon. FREE.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Warhols Woodshed @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s a tribute to David Bowie, playing the Ziggy Stardust album in its entirety. With Factory Radio. 5pm.
THEATER: “The Lion King” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is helmed by director Julie Taymor, who brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. Also featuring the choreography of Garth Fagan and the music of Elton John and Tim Rice. 8pm. $20-$170. Through Sunday, April 17.
MUSIC: Bill Payne & Friends @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The Little Feat keyboardist joins Connor Kennedy (guitar/vocals), Will Bryant (organ/vocals), Brandon Morrison (bass/vocals) and Lee Falco (drums/vocals). With Brian Dolzani. 7pm. Donations encouraged.
THEATER: “The Blue Sky Boys” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Deborah Brevoort’s play is an exhilarating romp through the creative minds of the maverick engineers who stopped at nothing to get a man to the moon and back. Directed by Gordon Greenberg. 8pm. $20, $30 & $50. Through Sunday, April 3.
MUSIC: Gratefully Yours @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Dead again. Relive the glory days of 1990 & 1991 when the real Grateful Dead were playing down the street at the Knickerbocker Arena on this date. 10pm. $15.