11/29/18: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

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MUSIC: Generation Axe @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Guitar heroes Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi team up for one great big night of fab fretwork. 8pm. $34.75, $49.75, $59.75 & $79.75.

MUSIC: The Wiyos @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A reunion of the roots music-meets-vaudeville trio. 7pm. $22.

EVENT: Victorian Streetwalk @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. The holiday tradition continues with the annual tree lighting ceremony, Christmas carols, free entertainment and much more. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sara Milonovich & Daisycutter @ HVCC’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Troy. Straight outta Beacon, fab fiddler/vocalist Sara Milonovich leads her rootsy alt-country band as they offer a preview of their upcoming album, Northeast. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: Sara Milonovich & Daisycutter @ the Falcon, Marlboro. Straight outta Beacon, fab fiddler/vocalist Sara Milonovich leads her rootsy alt-country band as they offer a preview of their upcoming album, Northeast. With the Jeff Wilkinson Band. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Kendra Shank, John Stowell & Mark Kleinhaut @ the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Capital District Jazz presents the dynamic trio. 7:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Brand X @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Yes, the prog-rock pioneers are back in Greater Nippertown once again – just six months after they CMH in May. 8pm. $45 & $50.

MUSIC: Gary Hoey @ the Upper Room, Albany. The renowned rock guitarist takes the stage with his holiday show, “Ho Ho Hoey.” 8:30pm. $15 & $25.

MUSIC: Super Dark Thursday @ River Street Pub, Troy. Featuring The Machine That Wouldn’t Die, Electric Turtle and Haley Moley. 9:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill invites you to spend the holiday season with your favorite “Pride and Prejudice” characters, as they gather at Pemberley, the stately home of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy. 7:30pm. $22-$65. Through Sunday, December 23.

MUSIC: SSSSHHHH #5 / SoundMind #13 @ Skidmore College’s Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. An exploration into the power of sound, music, sensory awareness and deep listening by Chicago-based artist Kamau Amu Patton and Adam Tinkle. 5pm. FREE.

THEATER: We Used to Wear Bonnets & Get High All the Time @ Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saratoga Springs. It’s the world premiere of an all-female response play to Eugene O’Neill’s classic Long Day’s Journey into Night, written and directed by celebrated Brooklyn-based playwright and director, Julia May Jonas. 8pm. $12; students/seniors $8. Through December 2.

MUSIC: King Buffalo @ the Low Beat, Albany. Rochester stoner rock trio. With Front Business and Chief. 8pm. $10.

THEATER: One Funny Mother @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Comedian, former Miss New Jersey, viral video sensation and creator of “The Back to School Rant” (125 million views) and “Chardonnay Go” (24 million views), Dena Blizzard brings her one-woman show about her hilarious journey through the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage to the Electric City. 7:30pm. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ O’Slattery’s, Delmar. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With A Judgmental Swarm of Bees and A Boy and His Rats. 8:30pm. $10.

COMEDY: Kevin Downey Jr. @ Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC/TALK: Rochmon Record Club Listening Party @ the Linda, Albany. Chuck Vosganian serves up a multimedia examination of the Rolling Stones’ classic 1971 album, Sticky Fingers. 7:30pm. $10.

READING: The Rev Presents @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Featuring readings by acclaimed poets Jeff T. Johnson (Philadelphia) and Emily Sieu Liebowitz (Brooklyn). 7pm. FREE.

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