12/19/16: Today’s Top Tips: Monday
MUSIC: The Howlin’ Brothers @ the Low Beat, Albany. The Nashville-based trio featuring Ian Craft, JT Huskey and Jared Green plays upbeat shows heavy with original and traditional music, featuring the sounds of slide banjo, harmonica and old-time fiddle. 8pm. $7.
FILM: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. “Where do you think you’re going? Nobody’s leaving. Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas. No, no. We’re all in this together. This is a full-blown, four-alarm holiday emergency here. We’re gonna press on, and we’re gonna have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny fucking Kaye. And when Santa squeezes his fat white ass down that chimney tonight, he’s gonna find the jolliest bunch of assholes this side of the nuthouse.” 7pm. $5.