6/9/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday


MUSIC: Ween @ Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Gene & Dean Ween lead the gang into the home of Rare Vos, as Ommegang’s outdoor concert series continues. 7pm. $45.

MUSIC: Jeremy Wallace Trio @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Mentored through his early years by the late, great Dave Van Ronk, Wallace’s gritty folk-rock-blues is edgy, dangerous, and very exciting. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ the Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant, Galway. Bluegrass on wry. 8:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Moon Worship @ the Low Beat, Albany. Record release party for their new album Blood on Blonde. Yes, it’s on vinyl. With Sun Natives and Hill Haints. 8pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. Day Two of the four-day fest features Jackson Michelson, RaeLynn, Maddie & Tae, Chris Young and Jason Aldean. Music starts at 3pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Circa Waves @ the Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Albany. With Blaenavon. 9pm. $12.

MUSIC: Blind Crow @ S&S Brewery, Nassau. 6pm. FREE.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Disc Jam Music Festival @ Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown. Day Two of the four-day fest features Dopapod, Holly Bowling, Kung Fu, The Motet, Aqueous, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Wobblesauce, Teddy Midnight, Congo Sanchez, Litz and more… Music starts at 10:30am. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Mirk @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9pm. FREE.

THEATER: Dead Shot Mary @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Rachel McPhee’s one-woman show tells the phenomenal true story of Mary Shanley, who joined the NYPD in 1931, became one of the first women ever to attain the rank of Detective 1st Grade in the NYPD, and then nearly lost it all. 7:30pm. $20; $10 students. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: The Greyhounds @ Greenport Town Park, Greenport. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

READING: Gerard Malanga @ Colony, Woodstock. The poet, photographer and Andy Warhol Factory Superstar reads from “Whisper Sweet Nothings & Other Poems,” his first full-length book of new poetry since 2001. 6pm.

MUSIC: Maggot Brain @ Parish Public House, Albany. With Henry’s Rifle, Better Pills and Ritz Carlton. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: I See Stars @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. With DJ Kris Cerro, Between Now and Forever, Vagora and More Than Human. Doors open at 6pm. $20.

MUSIC: Jay Collins & the Northern Resistance @ Colony, Woodstock. The saxman of choice for such artists as Gregg Allman, Levon Helm and Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen. 9pm. $15.

THEATER: “Kunstler” @ Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. Jeff McCarthy stars in Jeffrey Sweet’s play about radical lawyer and civil rights activist William Kunstler. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, June 10. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Badfish @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Sublime tribute band. 8pm. $22.

CABARET: Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don’t Know But Should… @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Narrated by two-time Tony Award-winner William Finn, the next generation of talented musical theater writers, share a concert of their newest songs with the help of four extraordinary singers. 8pm. $30 & $40. Also at 8pm Saturday.

MUSIC: Jeanine Ouderkirk Trio @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: Grand Central Station @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Justin & Areli @ Eden Cafe, Loundonville. 7:30pm.

FILM/TALK: “Rat Film” @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. The lastest installment of the Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series features the new documentary by award-winning Baltimore filmmaker Theo Anthony. The film explores the history of Baltimore via the rat, and the humans that love them, live with them and kill them. Followed by a discussion with the director. 7pm. Sliding scale from $5-$10; free for kids & teens.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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