4/9/18: Today’s Top Tips: Monday


MUSIC: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends: New Worlds @ Proctors, Schenectady. The “Saturday Night Live” alum serves up an evening that showcases the core of the American values in literature and music. He’s joined by Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin) and Vanessa Perez (piano) in a show that features the works of Twain, Hemingway, Whitman, Cooper, Bernstein, Gershwin and Foster. 7:30pm. $50–$279.

MUSIC: The Lionel Loueke Trio @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. The acclaimed African guitarist-vocalist – who has been featured on such jazz albums as Terence Blanchard’s Bounce and Flow, Charlie Haden’s Land of the Sun and Herbie Hancock’s Possibilities – is joined by Massimo Biolcati (bass) and Ferenc Nemeth (drums). 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tommy Castro & the Painlkillers @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The Stompin’ Ground Tour celebrates the bluesman’s new album on Alligator Records. With the Buddy McEarns Band. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Amy Helm @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The second generation Americana singer kicks off her Marlboro residency. 8pm. Donations

MUSIC: Yr Parents @ Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga Springs. Straight outta Seattle… With Ben Miller (ex-Destroy All Monsters) and Matt Weston. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Shorebreak @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With From States Away, Tidal Waves, Luciano Ferrara and Perfect Score. 7pm. $10.

OPEN MIC: Monday Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm music.

FILM: “Purple Rain” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Prince hit the big screen in 1984. 7pm. $5.

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