1/7/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday
COMEDY: Mike Birbiglia @ Funny Bone, Guilderland. The stand-up comedian rolls into town to try out some new material with “Working It Out.” 7 & 9:45pm. $25. UPDATE: The 7pm show is now officially sold out…
MUSIC: Dick Oatts & Kenny McCabe @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. The Grammy Award-winning saxman of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra teams up with his student and fellow saxman (and Nippertown native, too) for an evening of hard-blowin’ jazz. 7pm. $15.
MUSIC: Skeptic @ Parish Public House, Albany. It’s a CD release party for Worship the End, the death metal band’s debut album. With Organ Harvest, Maggot Brain, Apastron and Seaspan. Doors at 8pm. $10.
READING: Peter Aaron @ Inquiring Minds Bookstore, Saugerties. A reading and book-signing in support of his new book, “The Band FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Fathers of Americana,” published by Backbeat Books. 6pm.