2/3/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday


MUSIC: Marco Benevento @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The jam-band piano man is on the road previewing his upcoming album, The Woodstock Sessions, recorded in front of a sold-out crowd at Applehead Recording. With Maybird and Band of Ghosts. 9pm. $20.

MUSIC: Alash @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The return of the entrancing ensemble of Tuvan throat singers. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: The Wood Brothers @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. With the T Sisters. 7:30pm. $30; $20 students. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Glad @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Mark Rivera, Jeff Kazee and Rich Pagano lead the Traffic tribute band. 8pm. $30.

MUSIC: Dryer @ Gug’s, Glens Falls. With Hill Haints.

MUSIC: Scotty Mac’s Rock Show @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Jane Lee Hooker​ @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Blues rockin’. With Long Is the Walk. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

DANCE: Palissimo Company @ the UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. An “in the raw” performance of “Bastard,” a work of dance, live music and spoken word that is loosely inspired by “The Painted Bird,” the controversial 1965 wartime novel by expatriate Polish writer Jerzy Kosiński. 7:30pm. $20; $15 students & seniors.

MUSIC: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. The multi-talented Bruce Molsky’s new trio also features Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch. 7:30pm. $23; $5 children age 12 & under.

THEATER: “Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad” @ theREP, Albany. Gordon Greenberg directs the world premiere of New York Times writer Bob Morris’ poignant new comedy explores the world of contemporary digital dating later in life. 8pm. Through February 19.

MUSIC: The Tyler Pearce Project @ Arthur’s Market, Schenectady. Rochester soul-rockers make their Electric City debut. With Saucy Pots and Hoot Owl Moon. 7pm.

MUSIC: Plupen @ Altamont Free Library, Altamont. Schoharie musician aka John Florussen plays the next installment of the SongTeller Sessions. 7pm.

COMEDY: Kurt Metzger @ Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. With Barry Crimmins. 7:30pm. $25.

ANIMALS: Into the Wild LIVE @ Proctors, Schenectady. Animal expert and three-time Emmy Award winner Jack Hanna brings a bunch of animals to town. 7:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC/ETC.: Rock Out! Family Friendly Rock & Roll Party @ Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. A family-friendly fun-filled evening kicking off by breaking open a papier mache guitar pinata and listening to some music. Then get your face painted like famous rockers David Bowie and Kiss, sing some karaoke and go on a rock & roll scavenger hunt. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Bella’s Bartok @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The brassy, theatrical, six-piece ensemble melds Gypsy swing, Balkan brass and Bohemian punk with pop sensibilities. 9pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Wheel @ the Low Beat, Albany. Grateful Dead tribute. 8pm.

PERFORMANCE: Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Climate Chaos @ Williams College’s ’62 Center, Williamstown. The Fringe First Award winner is the world’s first and only “peer reviewed rapper,” bringing climate change science to the masses with his unique brand of hip-hop comedy theatrics. $10; $3 students.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Parish Public House, Albany. 10pm. $10.

MUSIC: Murali Coryell @ Keegan Ales, Kingston. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Velmas @ Ravenswood Pub, Clifton Park. Unplugged. 8pm.

MUSIC: Soule Monde @ the Elks Lodge, North Adams. deep funk avant outfit that features Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski. 7:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Williams Chamber Players @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. Performing Thea Musgrave’s “Five Love Songs,” Brahms’ Sonata in F Major, op. 99 for Cello and Piano, the world premiere of “In Angustiis” by composer-pianist Zachary Wadsworth and Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio in G Minor, op. 17. 8pm. FREE.

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Albany First Friday Swing Dance @ the Elks Lodge, Albany. Featuring music by the El Dorados. Free swing dance lesson with Jason Fenton at 7pm; dance at 8pm. $15; $10 students & seniors.

MUSIC: The Standard Clams @ Twisted Vine, Delmar. Swingin’ jazz standards. 8pm.

MUSIC: FM @ River Street Pub, Troy. Classic rock. 8pm.

FILM: “Caroline’s Rock” @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. This 44-minute documentary directed by Jim Elderton looks at the challenges the artist faced over funding and installation of a sculpture outside the Performing Arts Centre in British Columbia. 5:30pm. FREE.

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  1. Frank says

    and Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers at Indian Ladders Farm Cidery and Brewery 7 – 10 PM today Voorhessville

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