7/11/18: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

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MUSIC: En Vogue @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. One of the biggest girl groups of the ’90s kicks off the Capital Concert Series. Founding members Cindy Herron-Braggs and Terry Ellis are joined by Rhona Bennett in support of their new album, Electric Cafe. With Wurliday. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Rockin’ on the River @ Riverfront Park, Troy. Featuring Ethiopian-born, San Francisco-based soul-jazz-pop singer Meklit. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Lake George Arts Project Summer Concerts @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Chris Smither, master of the acoustic blues and more, kicks off the weekly Wednesday night series. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Natalie Prass @ The Linda, Albany. The soulful singer-songwriter bops into town in support of her recently released sophomore album, The Future and the Past. With The Sea The Sea. 8pm. $18.

THEATER: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Take an exuberant ride on the rails, into the backwoods and onto the wide-open highway with the music of Johnny Cash! This remarkable life story features 31 foot-stompin’, emotionally-packed songs including “Country Boy,” “A Thing Called Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Ring of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “A Boy Named Sue” and “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 12.

MUSIC: Malta Summer Concert Series @ Malta Community Center front lawn, Malta. The ever-popular McKrells kick off the series. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Evenings on the Green @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. Mark Gamsjager & the Lustre Kings kick off the series. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: The Closet @ Williamstown Theater Festival, Williamstown. Tony Award winner and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Matthew Broderick stars in this world premiere comedy by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Mark Brokaw. 2 & 7:30pm. Through Saturday, July 14.

MUSIC: Lunchtime at the Plaza Concert Series @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. Featuring the Stray Dogs. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Libraries Rock Concert Series @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. Featuring Hit the Roof. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

THEATER: StarStruck: A Cosmic Circus @ Mettabee Farm & Arts, Hillsdale. 6pm.

FILM: “Yellow Submarine” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, George Dunning’s psychedelic animated classic has been recently restored frame-by-frame. 7pm.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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