3/28/18: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

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Robin Trower
Guitar hero Robin Trower returns to The Egg tonight

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

MUSIC: Robin Trower @ The Egg, Albany. An evening with the blues-rock guitarist, heralded as one of the most influential guitar players to come out of the British blues-rock scene. From Procol Harum to his solo career to his power trio, he has become a celebrated guitar innovator. With Sly Fox & the Hustlers. 8pm. $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50.

MUSIC: Stephen Friedland’s Brute Force & Daughter of Force @ The Falcon, Marlboro. An all-too rare performance by the recording artist known as Brute Force, who recorded “King of Fuh” on Apple Records and the legendary album I, Brute Force: Confections of Love – featuring the unforgettable “To Sit on a Sandwich” – for Columbia Records. 8pm. Donation encouraged.

CONVERSATION: The Creative Life Series: Garth Fagan @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Main Theatre, Albany. The Jamaican-born founder and artistic director of the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Garth Fagan Dance, now in its 47th season, was lauded for his innovative choreography for Disney’s musical The Lion King, earning a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony Award and the Laurence Olivier Award. He also received the American Dance Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. Tonight he’ll engage in conversation with WAMC-FM’s Joe Donahue. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Celtic Woman @ Proctors, Schenectady. Transcending national and cultural boundaries to celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland’s centuries-old heritage. 7pm.

MUSIC: Wandering Shade @ the Half Moon, Hudson. The electric guitar trio of Kryssi Battalene, Sarah Louise and Rosali Middleman. All powerful soloists in their own right, together they make music that is freely expressive, intuitive and fierce. With Mosses and Bulle+Parashi. 8pm.

COMEDY: Chicks Are Funny @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. An all-female line-up of stand-ups hosted by Erin Harkes. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Kayzo @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With 4B, Dubloadz, Gammer and JSTJR. 8pm. $25. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Worriers @ Colony, Woodstock. A solo performance by Lauren Denitzio. With Winnebago Vacation and Steph Bishop. 8pm. $10.

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

OPEN MIC: The Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Host Sonny Speed welcomes this month’s featured artists Tas Cru & Mary Ann Casale. 7pm sign-up. $5.

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