3/2/18: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

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MUSIC: Jeffrey Foucault @ Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. The sublime singer-songwriter is taking over the stage at the Cock ‘n Bull for a special dinner & show combo evening. $60 includes dinner (from 5-6:45pm) and the 8pm concert. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed to Thursday, April 5…

MUSIC: Wyclef Jean @ Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs. The Carnival Tour comes to town. Wyclef first achieved fame as a member of the ’90s group, The Fugees and has won 3 Grammy Awards for his work. 8pm. $48.

MUSIC: Adirondack Angels @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Mel Guarino & The Bluebillies are hosting a concert in celebration of the recently released album, Legacy, joined by special guests Julie Venne-Hogan (with her brother Tom Venne from Beartracks), Caroline MotherJudge and the duo of Peggy Lecuyer & Karen Ann McEvoy of The Nellies. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Duke Robillard Band @ the Upper Room, Albany. The blues-jazz-swing guitarslinger has led quite an eclectic career, playing with the Pleasure Kings, Roomful of Blues, the Fabulous Thiunderbirds and even Bob Dylan and Tom Waits. 8pm. $25 & $35. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC: Shannon McNally @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The rootsy Americana singer-songwriter continues her tour of Greater Nippertown venues with a return to Hudson in support of her album, Black Irish, produced by Rodney Crowell. 9pm. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed. New date TBA…

THEATER: “Rhinoceros” @ MCLA’s Venable Theater, North Adams. Eugène Ionesco wrote the absurdist black comedy about citizens of a village transforming into rhinos in 1958 as a response to his experience of fascism in Romania in the 1930s. 8pm. $15; students $5. Through Sunday. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: Tonight’s performance has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Joe Jencks & Si Kahn @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. The singer-songwriter-activists are in concert together in celebration of Jencks’ new CD, The Forgotten: Recovered Treasures From the Pen of Si Kahn. 7:30pm. $28; $45 Gold Circle.

ARTS WALK: First Friday @ various locations, Albany. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Future Generations @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Imaginary Friends. 7:30pm.

THEATER: “The Velocity of Autumn” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. Christine Decker and Oliver Wadsworth star in David Snider’s comedy about what happens when life becomes too hard to handle. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, March 11. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Montgomery Gentry @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Since the death of Troy Gentry in September, Eddie Montgomery has kept the band’s name and musical legacy alive. With the Kyle Bourgault Band. 8pm. $28. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Thursday, May 17…

MUSIC: Deer Tick @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. For Night One of the Back Porch Festival, the band plays an acoustic set, as well as an electric one. With comedian Solomon Georgio. 8pm. $28.50. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC: Soul Sky @ Colonie Center, Albany. 6pm. FREE. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed to Friday, March 9…

THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. The seventh annual fest featuring 10 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, March 4.

DANCE: “echo/archive” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Choreographer Elena Demyanenko and filmmaker Erika Mijlin serve up the world premiere their multimedia dance collaboration integrating live dance with live and recorded video. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This performance has been postponed to 2pm on Saturday (March 3)…

MUSIC: The Low Anthem @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The Providence-based quartet lands in Northampton in support of their new album, The Salt Doll Went to Measure the Depths of the Sea. With Mega Bog. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Sheiks of Third Street @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 7pm. UPDATE: This performance has been cancelled…

THEATER: “Crimes of the Heart” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Glens Falls Community Theater presents Beth Henley’s comedy about the Magrath sisters, and how the family is drawn together on “…a bad day…a real bad day.” 7:30pm. $20. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Caroline Rose @ Colony, Woodstock. With the Nude Party. 8pm. $12. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled…

MUSIC: The Berkshire Symphony @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. Ronald Feldman conducts Gounod’s “Faust: Ballet Music,” Haydn’s “Sinfonia Concertante,” Zachary Wadsworth’s “Piano Concerto” (with soloist Doris Stevenson) and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6. 8pm; with a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Everything You Touch” @ Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saratoga Springs. Rachel Karp directs Sheila Callaghan’s play that unfurl simultaneously in the fashion world of the 1970s and contemporary Manhattan. 8pm. $12; students & seniors $8. Through March 8.

MUSIC: Andrea Beaton & Troy MacGillivray @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Two fiddlers. 7:30pm. $25; children 12 & under $5. UPDATE: This show has been postponed due to the storm. New date TBA…

MUSIC: Rain @ Proctors, Schenectady. Beatles tribute band. 8pm. Also at 2 & 8pm Saturday.

MUSIC: Moondance @ The Linda, Albany. Van Morrison tribute band. 8pm. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled…

MUSIC: The Lizards @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Phish tribute band. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Big Takeover @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Ska and reggae. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Jeanne O’Connor & Azzaam Hameed @ Carson’s Woodside Tavern, Malta. 7pm. UPDATE: This performance has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Running the River @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. The latest installment of the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series. 7pm. $5. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled…

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: First Friday Swing Dance @ the Albany Elks Lodge, Albany. Alan Thomson’s Little Big Band swings into action following swing dance lessons by Ellie Hanus & Vance Catapang. 7pm lesson; 8pm dance. $15; students & seniors $10. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Kylie Hotaling @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Skeeter Creek @ Rivers Casino, Schenectady. 7pm.

FILM: “Dr. Strangelove” @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany. Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 black comedy is one of the great political satires on film about the escalation of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and the impending danger of nuclear war. 7:30pm. FREE. UPDATE: This screening has been cancelled due to the storm…

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

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  1. Fred says

    Robillard’s also played with Tom Waits!

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