1/14/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday


MUSIC: Club d’Elf @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Boston-based, Moroccan-drenched, electronic, dubbed-out funk band will be joined by special guests John Medeski (keyboards) and Duke Levine (guitar) for a concert to celebrate the release of their new, epic, double album, Live at Club Helsinki. 9pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…

FUNDRAISER: Hattie’s Mardi Gras Soiree @ the Canfield Casino, Saratoga Springs. Food, drink and lots more fun with Garland Nelson & Soul Session and the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra providing the music for your dancing pleasure. Raffle items include an autographed Dave Matthews Band poster. A benefit for the Caffe Lena Endowment Fund. 6pm. $100.

MUSIC: The Big Takeover @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. The reggae/ska band celebrates the release of their new album Silly Girl. With Karma Darwin. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: Phantogram @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter lead the acclaimed electro-popsters in their eagerly awaited homecoming concert in support of their latest album, Three. With We Are Scientists. 8pm. $30. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Stone Revival Band @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band. With The Wheel. 8pm. $10.

COMEDY: Steven Wright @ Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston. 8pm. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to 8pm Saturday, April 22…

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band @ the Fountain, Albany. Early New Orleans- and Chicago-style jazz. 9:30pm.

COMEDY: Erin Harkes @ Via Entertainment, Schenectady. Jennifer McMullen hosts. With Jim Felter and Katherine Gauthier. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Burt Murder @ the Half Moon, Hudson. With John Andrews & the Yawns. 8pm.

MUSIC: An Evening of Hip Hop @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Zeo, Raw, Flex and Cody Bricks with beats by DJ Tremblizzy. 10pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Something Rotten” @ Proctors, Schenectady The touring production of the hit Broadway musical previews at Proctors with the hilarious tale of the Bottom brothers attempt to write the world’s first musical theater production. 2 & 8pm. $20-$95. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Cry Havoc @ the Low Beat, Albany. With the Lost Riots, Girth Control, Dead Aces reunion, Totally Gnarly and Colin Moran. 8pm. $6.

COMEDY: Hypnohype @ Proctors, Schenectady. Comedy hypnosis show featuring Asad Mecci. 3:30 & 7:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Quartet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ the Upper Room, Albany. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Robanic @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Reggae band. With DJ Neo and Crescente. 8pm.

MUSIC: Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 9pm.

MUSIC: I/O Fest 2017 @ Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s CenterStage, Williamstown. Tom Johnson’s “Nine Bells,” performed by Ed Gollin. 1pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule…

MUSIC: I/O Fest 2017 @ Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s CenterStage, Williamstown. The student-led IOTA Ensemble performs Michael Gordon’s “Yo Shakespeare” and works by Angélica Negrón, Anna Clyne and Alex Mincek, as well as current and former Williams student composers. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete fest schedule…

MUSIC: Jack Empie & Friends @ The Linda, Albany. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: EJ Ray @ the Eden Cafe, Loudonville. A Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks tribute concert for the benefit of Miracles for Meg. 7:30pm. $10.

GO HERE for a round-up of art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we overlooked? Add it to the comment box below…

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  1. Fred says

    Laura Paigo and These Guys will perform at McGeary’s Irish Pub on January 14 from 8:00 – 11:00 PM.

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