4/22/17: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday
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MUSIC: Richie & Rosie @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The dynamic banjo and fiddle duo of Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton play music deeply rooted in the Americana tradition. 8pm. $18; $10 under age 18.
MUSIC: The Chandler Travis Three-O @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The ever-charming, ever-unpredictable Travis will be performing many songs from the fabulous, new Chandler Travis Philharmonic CD, Waving Kissyhead, Vol. 2 & 1. With Rabasi Joss (aka, Jocelyn Arem, the director of the Caffe Lena History Project). 8pm. $22.
MUSIC: Bridget Kearney @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The bassist from Lake Street Dive steps out on her own in support of her solo debut, Won’t Let You Down. Her bandmates include Sarah Pedinotti and Benjamin Lazar Davis, who also open the show as the duo, Fit Club. 9pm.
MUSIC: The Sixties Spectacular @ Proctors, Schenectady. A musical flashback to the ’60s featuring Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone; B.J. Thomas; the Grass Roots; and Joe’s Boys with guest vocalists Al Bruno and Trish Anderson. 7pm. $39.75-$54.75. GO HERE to read an interview with Peter Noone…
MUSIC: Bumper Jacksons @ The Linda, Albany. In support of their upcoming album, “I’ve Never Met a Stranger,” the band rolls into town, painting America’s musical story from New Orleans’ brothels to Appalachian hollers. With Michael Eck, Caroline MotherJudge, Mitch Elrod and Bob Buckley. 8pm. $15.
MUSIC: Low Lily @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. The string-and-vocal folk trio – Liz Simmons (vocals and guitar), Flynn Cohen (vocals, guitar and mandolin) and Lissa Schneckenburger (vocals and fiddle) with Corey DiMario (bass) – weaves traditional influences with modern inspiration. 7:30pm. $23; $5 children ages 12 & under.
COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. Mike Lebovitz headlines. 8pm. $20.
FESTIVAL/COMEDY: The Albany Improv Festival @ the Upper Room, Albany. Improvisational comedy troupes from all across the country gather for the second annual fest. 12noon. $10 (one hour); $15 (two hours); ($20) the whole day-long festival ($20). GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…
FESTIVAL/FILM: Festival Cinema Invisible’s International Film Festival @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The sixth annual festival showcases films exclusively from and about the Middle East and Northern Africa. 10am-9pm. $25 for an all-day pass. Also from 10am-7pm on Sunday. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Great Mutations @ River Street Pub, Troy. With Kimono Dragons and Front Business. 9pm. $5.
MUSIC: Audrey Assad @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The daughter of a Syrian refugee, Assad has been lauded by The New York Times, and CCM Magazine proclaims “both meaning and beauty are abundant” in her songwriting. She has collaborated and toured with artists including Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher and Jars of Clay. 7pm. $25.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “The Night of the Comet” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittfield. Romance, Soul & Rock ‘N Roll & Berkshire Olde Tyme Review present a fundrasising show for Berkshire Theatre Group. 7:30pm. $20.
GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…
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