12/2/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Tim Reynolds @ the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. More guitar heroics, this time a solo acoustic concert from Dave Matthews’ pal. 7:30pm. $25; $15 students.
MUSIC: Jorma Kaukonen @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Still more fretboard fireworks, this time a solo show by the veteran guitarslinger who was just at The Egg with Hot Tuna. 8pm. $55 & $65. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…
MUSIC: A$AP Ferg @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. His hit single “New Level” featuring Future was recently certified gold, and now he’s bringing his Turnt & Burnt Tour to town. With special guests Playboy Carti and Rob Stone. 8pm. $28.
ARTS WALK: First Friday @ various locations, Albany. The monthly arts walk… 5-9pm.
THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot. For happily ever aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 8pm. $25-$65. Through December 24.
MUSIC: Mister G @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The Clark kicks off Williamstown’s Holiday Walk weekend with a festive concert featuring the Latin Grammy Award-winning popular children’s music artist performing his original songs and holiday favorites. 6:30pm. $25; $10 children.
MUSIC: Stephen Salters @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The acclaimed baritone brings to life the African-American spirituals and other works of Harry T. Burleigh. 8pm. $8; $5 seniors; FREE students & children. With a pre-concert talk at 7pm.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Blue Christmas” @ the Saratoga Music Hall, Saratoga Springs. The benefit concert for the Saratoga Children’s Theatre features a two-act, Vegas-style Elvis tribute artist Matthew Boyce & the Suspicious Minds. Admission includes a light dinner. $35; $30 seniors; $15 kids age 18 & under.
MUSIC: The Williams Jazz Ensemble @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. Directed by Kris Allen, the band presents “The Blue Note Era,” featuring contemporary big band arrangements of hard bop classics by Hancock, Henderson, Dorham, Walton, McLean and others. 8pm. FREE.