1/28/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Celebrating the Legacy of Frank Jaklitsch @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Led by Bobby Long and Good Things, many of the late Frank Jaklitsch’s bandmates and music pals gather to play his songs and raise money for Shaker Veterinary Hospital’s Save-a-Pet Fund. 8pm. $20.
MUSIC: Explore! Harp Around the World with Lilac 94 @ Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Rochester-based harp duo of Christina Brier and Kathryn Sloat in a concert sponsored by the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. 1pm. FREE.
FILM/MUSIC: Parsonsfield: “Nanook of the North” @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Local indie-folk heroes Parsonsfield blew minds at FreshGrass 2016 playing live to an excerpt of the iconic Richard Flaherty documentary “Nanook of the North.” Now they’re back to present the world premiere of the whole film and new score. 8pm. $12.
MUSIC: Taylor, Chapin & EVA @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A semi-supergroup? Livingston Taylor, Tom Chapin and EVA team up their musical talents. With Yael Deckelbaum & Kristin Hoffmann. 7:30pm. $39, $49 & $69.
THEATER: “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Created and brought to life on stage by Canadian actor Charles Ross, the theater work is just what it seems – a live solo performance of “A New Hope,” “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi.” 3:30 & 7:30pm. $30.
MUSIC: Born Thirsty @ Irish American Club, Amsterdam. It’s the band’s farewell performance before Evan Gavry & Laura Jean Dargus relocate to New Orleans. With Turkey, Junk Rocket and special guest Evan Conway. 7pm. $5 suggested donation.
MUSIC: C. Jane Run @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s reunion time. With 3 Minute Pop. 8pm.
DANCE/VIDEO: “Tesseract” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The new two-part work by artist Charles Atlas and choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener will be presented for the first time tonight (Saturday, January 28) following several years of development at EMPAC. 8pm. $18; $13 students & seniors.
MUSIC: Sonny & Perley Trio @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. Stop by for the live recording of the concert. 7pm. $15 (includes a copy of the CD). UPDATE: This performance has been postponed. New date to be announced…
THEATER: “Southern Comforts” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Barry Streifert directs Circle Theatre Productions’ performance of Kathleen Clark’s romantic play about second chances at love late in life. 8pm. $18: $10 under age 18. Through Sunday, January 29.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Rocks for Rock @ Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre, Albany. The School of Rock House Band plays a benefit concert and auction for their Ovation Music Fund which provides scholarships for needy kids. 3-5pm. FREE.
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