11/3/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

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MUSIC: Frog Holler @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Yeah, the Pennsylvania neo-hillbillies are back with two big sets for ya. 8pm. $10.

THEATER: Nervous/System @ Lumberyard, Catskill. Theater/performance artist Andrew Schneider completes the trilogy of YOUARENWHERE and After (both of which were presented at EMPAC) with the work-in-progress performance of another mind-boggling work. 7pm. $45. Also at 2pm Sunday.

MUSIC: The Bob Warren Band @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Greenwich singer-songwriter is joined by his brother Don Warren on guitar; Tony Markellis on bass; Danny Whelchel on drums; Matt Donnelly on keyboards; and Joy MacKenzie on vocals. 8pm. $24.

MUSIC: Haley Moley @ the Low Beat, Albany. The synth-rock quintet celebrates the release of their new EP, Object Permanence. With Blood Blood Blood and Sun Natives. 8:30pm. $5.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Los Victones @ Conkling Hall, Rensselaerville. The premier blues band from Vieques will be joined by very special guest vocalist Tracy Nelson. Local food trucks and NYS beer and wine will be for sale. 6pm. Donations encouraged to aid in the construction of an emergency solar power and potable water resiliency station on Vieques and the Conkling Hall Music Fund.

MUSIC: Paul Collins Beat @ Colony, Woodstock. The bandleader of the ’80s vintage American power-popsters The Beat (as well as a member of The Nerves and The Plimsouls) carries on the legacy with his brand new album Out of My Head. With Pajamazon. 8pm. $12.

DANCE: Identity/Surrealism @ the Albany Center Gallery, Albany. A unique dance performance by Retold Dance Company. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Wonder Years @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Pennsylvania pop-punksters. With Have Mercy, Oso Oso, Shortly and Roxbury. 6:30pm. $25.

CIRCUS/THEATER: Cirque Eloize @ Proctors, Schenectady. “Hotel” is the story of a place and its transient travelers. A stopover where lives intersect briefly, just long enough for tales and memories to be forged… Let acrobatics, theatre, dance and live music guide you through this intimate refuge, styled with an avant-garde scenography inspired by the elegance of only the greatest hotels. 2pm.

MUSIC: Betty & the Baby Boomers @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ The Addy, Schenectady. 7:30pm. $27 & $40.

COMEDY: The Make Comedy Great Again Tour @ The Egg, Albany. Jeff Allen, Ross Bennett, Brad Upton, Earl David Reed and Tina Giorgi bring their unique perspectives on the America they grew up in and the one they live in today, in this one big night of “tell it like it is” comedy.

MUSIC: Marco Benevento @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With WOLF! (featuring Scott Metzger). 9pm. $20.

THEATER: Night of the Living Dead – Live @ the National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs. Last chance! iTheatre Saratoga/CPI’s zombie-filled production of features live drama fused with multi-media production. 8:30pm. $25; students $15.

MUSIC: Shadows & Light: The Music of Joni Mitchell @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Scott Petito leads an all-star Hudson Valley band through the marvels of Joni Mitchell’s songbook. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

COMEDY: Darci Lynne & Friends Live! @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The ventriloquist was the youngest winner of NBC-TV’s “America’s Got Talent.” 7pm. $29.75 & $49.75; VIP $99.75.

THEATER: Uncommon Women and Others @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Karen Christina Jones directs the Callaloo Theater production of Wendy Wasserstein’s breakthrough play exploring the lives of five close friends and classmates at Mount Holyoke College. 8pm. $20. Through Sunday, November 4.

MUSIC: Vinyl Theater @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. With The Catching. 8pm. $15. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

THEATER: Million Dollar Quartet @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The music of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash comes to life in this incredible true story of one night when these four icons came together to play at Sun Records. The Playhouse Stage Company musical is directed by Owen Smith. 2 & 8pm. $27; students $17. Through Sunday, November 11.

TALK: Chris Hedges @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author speaks about his new book, “America: The Farewell Tour,” examining an America of rampant and deadly drug addiction, of escape into gambling, sadism and pornography, of xenophobic scapegoating and of plundering by the rich and powerful. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. A joyous romp by six of the most energetic Irish music makers in Greater Nippertown. 8pm. $12.

MUSIC: Empire State Youth Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. New Music Director and conductor Carlos Ágreda leads the orchestra through Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnol,” Rossini’s “Overture to the Barber of Seville,” Silvestre Revueltas’ “Sensemayá” and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World.” 7:30pm. $20.

MUSIC: Bloom @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Lemon of Choice. 8:30pm. $7.

MUSIC: Wild Heart @ Valatie Community Theatre, Valatie. Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute band. 8pm. $15.

THEATER: Beau Jest @ Congregation Beth Israel, Schenectady. Classic Theater Guild presents James Sherman’s comedy, directed by John Birchler. 7:30pm. $20; students/seniors/vets $18. Through Sunday, November 4.

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