11/8/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday


MUSIC: Lindsey Stirling @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. She’s still in the hunt for the Mirrorball Trophy on “Dancing With the Stars,” but the violinist-dancer-performance artist-composer takes time out to bring her Warmer in the Winter Tour to downtown Albany. With Alexander Jean. 8pm. $34.50, $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 & $79.50.

MUSIC: The Mountain Goats @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. The endlessly clever and prolific John Darnielle’s new concept album from the Mountain Goats is titled Goths. His new novel is “Universal Harvester.” With Mothers. 8pm. $26 & $36.

MUSIC: King Crimson @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Robert Fripp and company return to The Egg for a rare two-night stand of head-spinning music. 8pm. $49.50, $59.50 & $89.50. Also at 8pm on Thursday. UPDATE: Both of the King Crimson shows are officially sold out…

MUSIC: Korby Lenker @ Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. Nashville-based singer-songwriter. 7:30pm. $10 suggested donation.

MUSIC: J.D.McPherson @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The rollickin’ roots-rocker and his band return to the Hangar in support of his new album, Undivided Heart and Soul. 8pm. $20. UPDATE: As usual, this show is now officially sold out.

MUSIC: Barns Courtney @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The British singer-songwriter heads into Nippertown in support of his new debut album, The Attractions of Youth. With Craig Stickland. 9pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Union College Jazz Ensemble @ Union College’s Emerson Auditorium, Schenectady. Directed by Prof. Tim Olsen, the Jazz Ensemble is joined by the Union College Heavenly Voices Gospel Choir, directed by Lynny Walters. With Albany gospel vocalist Sharon Fullard. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: R.Lum.R @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. Florida-based electronic alt-R&B artist. 7pm. $13.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deabeats… 10pm.

OPEN MIC/STORYTELLING: Storytelling Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm sign-up; 7pm stories. $5.

FILM: “The Paris Opera” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The 2017 documentary takes you behind the scenes of the Paris Opera, where backstage dramas, crises and triumphs play out each night before the curtain rises. 7pm. $5. Also at 3 & 7pm on Thursday.

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