5/9/18: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Y La Bamba @ The Linda, Albany. Y La Bamba’s Luz Elena Mendoza returns to themes of searching, metamorphosis, shared humanity, and a faith that is greater than just religion. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan, Mexico, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and stories that were being told through traditional Mexican folk songs. From the intimate, contemplative verses in her native-language, to the revelations of the history in her roots, her story is delivered with poise. Mendoza finds the intricate space between creation and growth to keep her poetic expression emotionally raw and ever evolving. With The Parlor and bell’s roar. 8pm. $12.
MUSIC: Davell Crawford @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. Known as the Prince of New Orleans, the piano man is one of the Crescent City’s most exciting live performers. He’s been a major force in American roots music, traveling, recording and teaching the importance of music not only from New Orleans, but true roots music from traditional jazz to gospel, funk and R&B. 5:30pm.
MUSIC: The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra @ Time + Space Ltd., Hudson. The Greater Nippertown big band began playing together in early 2013, performing arrangements of popular American tunes from 1900-1950 in addition to original music. 7pm. $15; students $10.
MUSIC: Sevendust @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The veteran hard-rockin’, Atlanta-based band featuring vocalist Lajon Witherspoon, guitarists Clint Lowery and John Connolly, bassist Vince Hornsby and drummer Morgan Rose roars into town in support of their 12th studio album, All I See Is War. With Memphis May Fair, Fire From the Gods and Madame Mayhem. 7:30pm. $23.
MUSIC: Brand X @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Reunion tour for legendary British jazz-rock fusion band originally formed by Genesis drummer Phil Collins and Atomic Rooster guitarist John Goodsall as a side project. 7pm. $40.
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…