4/16/18: Today’s Top Tips: Monday


MUSIC: Ana Popovic @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Born in Belgrade, she has developed into a phenomenal blues-rock guitarist-vocalist with a growing legion of fans around the world. She’s been nominated for five Blues Music Awards and appeared on the cover of Vintage Guitar and Guitar Player magazine. With Girl Blue. 8pm. $27, $32 & $37.

FESTIVAL/READING: The Word Fest Night of Features @ Hudson River Coffee House, Albany. The 2018 festival kicks off with an evening of poetry and prose featuring regional poets and writers Harvey Havel, Danielle Pouliot, Adam Tedesco, Joe Krausman, Poetyc Visionz and Olivia McKee. Hosted by Brian Dorn. 7pm.

MUSIC: Sidi Toure @ the Half Moon, Hudson. The acclaimed practitioner of Songhaï music has been honored with two National Arts Awards for best singer from his homeland of Mali. Now he’s touring the U.S. in support of his fourth album, Toubalbero on the Thrill Jockey label. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: William Hale @ Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga Springs. With Marco Polio and Blinds. 9pm. FREE.

READING: Richard Powers @ Bard College’s Bertelsmann Campus Center, Annandale-On-Hudson. National Book Award–winning novelist reads from his latest book, “The Overstory,” at Bard College. 2:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Amy HelmThe Falcon, Marlboro. The second generation Americana singer continues her annual residency tour. 8pm. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

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

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