1/20/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday


MUSIC/FILM: Quindar @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Take a trip to outer space as Wilco’s Mikael Jorgensen and his art/music collaborator, James Merle Thomas synch electronic music with historical recordings and film sourced mainly from NASA’s earliest manned missions. 8pm. $20 & $30; students $5.

MUSIC: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Following a sold-out show at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in 2014 (as well as a stop at SPAC last summer), the YouTube sensations return to put their vintage spin on current Top 40 hits. 8pm. $49, $44, $39, $29, $149 Gold VIP Package, $99 Silver VIP Package. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Rachael & Vilray @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The duo of Rachael Price (of Lake Street Dive) and Vilray bring their vintage, mid-20th century jazzy pop sounds. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: The Original Ladies of Positively 4th @ O’Brien’s Public House, Troy. Kim Buckley, Jennifer Tefft, Christine Baze and Niki Lee were all regulars at Artie Fredette’s Positively 4th Street in Troy. Now they’re back together for a night of song and a bit of nostalgia. 6pm. $10.

SPOKEN WORD: Henry Rollins’ Travel Slide Show @ The Egg, Albany. Join the actor, poet and former Black Flag singer as he tells the stories behind the photos he’s taken, from Baghdad to Timbuktu. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Jeremy James & the Villaineers @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Stretch and Bear Grass. 8pm.

CIRCUS/CABARET: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. An adult-oriented variety of circus, theater, comedy and musical entertainers. 9pm.

MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Carolyn Wonderland @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Texas blueswoman. With Shelley King. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: The Arch Stanton Quartet @ the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Library, Clifton Park. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Side B @ the Low Beat, Albany. 3pm.

THEATER: “Jesus Christ Superstar” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Trish Scott-Dembling directs and choreographs Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic rock musical. 8pm. $18, $22, $24 & $28. Through Sunday, January 28.

MUSIC: Ed Cherry @ Senate Garage, Kingston. The former Dizzy Gillespie guitarist is joined by saxman Jay Collins, bassist John Menegon and drummer Steve Williams. 7:30pm. $20.

TALK: Creative Futures @ the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Co-owner of Glens Falls graphic design firm Sidekick Creative Will Fowler, author-illustrator Ira Marcks and SUNY Adirondack media arts professor Nick Paigo will discuss the arts as a viable career option. Each speaker will discuss his respective field, then offer a related arts activity to teach students about it. 1pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Districts @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. The Pennsylvania-borne band rolls into town in support of their third full-length album, Popular Manipulations. With Pine Barons and Schmave. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass Pub, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $13.

MUSIC: The Erotics @ Darkside Records & Gallery, Poughkeepsie. 4pm.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes Band @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Pete Sweeney Quartet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: Grand Boubousse @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. With Forevers. 9pm.

MUSIC/FITNESS: Yogapalooza with Bari Koral @ The Egg, Albany. Based on the TV show created and hosted by Bari Koral, Yogapalooza is an interactive concert packed with yoga poses, songs, dance and play. 3pm. FREE accompanied by a child; $15 children.

MUSIC: Nine Votes Short @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Suburban Samurai and the Savage Randys. 8pm. $5.

THEATER: One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Eight short original plays by Greater Nippertown playwrights all based on the theme of “cold.” 8pm. $18; under age 18 $10. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Groovestick @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Skeeter Creek @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Wizard of Oz” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Staging Youths’ Futures Inc. presents the tale of Dorothy and her trip down the Yellow Brick Road. 2 & 7pm. $14. Also at 2pm Sunday.

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ Kraverie, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Starr @ the Eden Cafe, Loudonville. With Johnny E. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: David Kraai @ the Station Bar & Curio, Woodstock. 8pm.

FILM: “Trouble No More” @ Time + Space Ltd., Hudson. A showcase of Bob Dylan’s creative and spiritual mindset during his gospel era, from Slow Train Coming to Saved to Shot of Love. 7pm. $9; students $7. GO HERE for more info and the complete screening schedule…

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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