3/15/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Solas @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Still led by founding members Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan, the band that has become one of the most influential groups in the history of Irish music. 7pm. $30.
MUSIC: Kevin McKrell & Jeff Strange @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. It’s a two-thirds of Donnybrook Fair reunion. And Strange promises “no rehearsals, no practice, just unmitigated chaos. We’re gonna light a candle, make the sign of the cross, make sure the guitars have at least 75% of the strings needed and dive in. So buckle your chinstraps, there could be casualties.” 7pm. $10.
THEATER: “An Iliad” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s opening night! Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s adaptation of Homer’s great epic tale fuses words and music in a spare, modern production starring David Barlow. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, April 2.
TALK ON SCREEN: “Deconstructing The Beatles’ Revolver” @ Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Composer-producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with The Beatles as they create their seminal 1966 album, Revolver. 7pm. $15.
MUSIC: The Masters of Nostalgia @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Dave Pedinotti and band perform classic rock and folk tunes from the ’60s, ’70s & ’80s, including Neil Young, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, The Band, Rolling Stones, CCR, Tom Petty, etc… 8:30pm.