3/7/18: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

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NOTE: We’re doing our best to keep up with cancellations, but it’s always best to check in with the venue before heading out…

MUSIC: Rebirth Brass Band @ Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs. The quintessential New Orleans brass band has been goin’ strong for 35 years with no signs of slowing down. They were the first brass band to win a Grammy Award for their 2011 album, Rebirth of New Orleans, and they were prominently featured in the HBO series, “Treme.” With the Hot Club of Saratoga. 8pm. $28. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Eric Johnson @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The acclaimed Texas guitarslinger is back in Cohoes once again – this time with his original band members Tommy Taylor and Kyle Brock, as well as special guest Arielle playing Johnson’s acclaimed album Ah Via Musicom in its entirety. 8pm. $42 & $52.

MUSIC: Allison deGroot & Tatiana Hargreaves @ Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. Two women on the forefront of American traditional acoustic music, this new duo features clawhammer banjo innovator Allison de Groot (Molsky’s Mountain Drifters) and fiddler Tatiana Hargreaves (Laurie Lewis, Dave Rawlings Machine) exploring the boundaries of Appalachian stringband music. 7:30pm. $10. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC: Titus Andronicus @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. They’ve been a band for a decade now, and their new record A Productive Cough marks their biggest departure in sound yet. Opting for mostly acoustic instruments, and a stripped down approach, the NYC-based band made this record in the Catskill Mountains and have chosen to kick off their tour in Kingston. With Rick Maguire from Pile. 8pm. $12. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

THEATER: “The Humans” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Play, the angst, anguish and amity of the American middle class are first coaxed – then shoved – into the light in this uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. The cast is led by Richard Thomas (“The Waltons”) and Pamela Reed (“Parks and Recreation”) with the entire creative team from the Broadway production, including Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello and including Tony Award-winning scenic designer David Zinn. 7:30pm. $20–$70. Through Sunday. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Motionless in White @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. It’s the Graveyard Shift Tour. With Every Time I Die, Ice Nine Kills and Like Moths to Flames. 7pm. $23. UPDATE: This show has been postponed. New date TBA…

CONVERSATION: The Creative Life Series: Frédéric Brenner @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. WAMC-FM’s Joe Donahue converses with the renowned photographer of the Jewish diaspora is best known for his 2004 magnum opus, “Diaspora: Homelands in Exile.” Brenner’s collaborative project, “This Place,” is on exhibit at the University Art Museum through April 7, bringing together 12 international photographers in a visual survey of Israel and the West Bank. 7pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the impending storm…

READING: “No Borders, No Walls: Exploring Truth, Beauty and the Creative Self” @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. Award-winning author, poet and leading voice of Portuguese-American literature, Frank Gaspar has published five collections of poetry, two novels and his writings have appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals including The New Yorker, The Nation, The Harvard Review, Best American Poetry and The American Poetry Review. He will read from selected works, discuss the creative process and answers questions. 12noon. 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: Roman Rudnytsky @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. The pianist’s program will include Debussy’s Douze Preludes, Livre Un; Beethoven’s Sonata in F, op. 54; Chopin’s Polonaise–Fantaisie, op. 61; and Grieg’s Concerto in A minor for piano and orchestra, op. 16. 7:30pm. $8; $4 for students & seniors.

MUSIC: Twin Beds @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Philly indie emo-punk. With Odd Cadre and The Wildflowers. 8:30pm. $7. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Common Tongue @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The band pays tribute to the music of Jeff Beck. 8pm. Donations encouraged. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

TALK/MUSIC: Allison Gaylin @ Colony, Woodstock. A talk with the author as she launched her book tour in support of her latest mystery, “If I Die Tonight.” With the Xtractions. 7pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been postponed to Wednesday, April 11…

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

OPEN MIC/POETRY: Poetry Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Host Carol Graser welcomes featured poet Jessica Cuello. 7 sign-up; 7:30pm reading. $5; students FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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