12/27/18: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday


MUSIC: Start Making Sense @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Talking Heads tribute band. 8pm. $22 & $27.

MUSIC: Raquette River Rounders @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Guitarist Danny Gotham and singer songwriter John Kribs began their partnership late in 1978 when, along with bassist Michael Hadfield, they formed the Racquette River Rounders: an eclectic string band performing everything from traditional reels and jigs to Fats Waller, Elvis Presley and their own original music. The band traveled extensively and made two records before “officially” disbanding in 1982. All these years later their annual reunion show at Lena’s has become a cherished annual event. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Hilltop @ the Low Beat, Albany. A Christmas celebration. With special guest Matt Richards of Formula 5. 8pm.

TALK/MUSIC: Rochmon Record Club Listening Party @ The Linda, Albany. Chuck Vosganian leads a multi-media examination and discussion about The Who’s classic 1971 album, Who’s Next. 7:30pm. $10.

FILM: “Elf” @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Will Ferrell is Buddy in Jon Favreau’s 2003 fantasy/comedy film about a human Christmas elf who ventures to New York City to find his truth. 4pm. $8; kids $5.

FILM: “The Princess & the Frog” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. $5

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