1/19/19: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

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We’re doing our best to keep up with the cancellations, but obviously, if you’re planning to head out anyway today, it’s best to call ahead…

MUSIC: Blind Boy Paxton @ MASS MoCA’s Club B10 @ North Adams. In the words of The Wall Street Journal, Paxton is “virtually the only music-maker of his generation – playing guitar, banjo, piano and violin, among other implements – to fully assimilate the blues idiom of the 1920s and ’30s.” Blues, folk, jazz, bluegrass – the engaging, captivating performer does it all. 8pm. $26.

EVENT: A Celebration of the Life of Dana Rudolph @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Family and friends gather to remember and honor the life and work of longtime Greater Nippertown artist, jeweler, teacher and mover-shaker. 2pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Elvis Birthday Bash @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Rock ‘n’ roll revivalists Mark Gamsjager & the Lustre Kings celebrate what would have been The King’s 84th birthday. With some special guests, too. 9pm. $25. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Friday, February 15…

MUSIC: Ja Rule @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Mind Over Matter, Jedi Rydar and Untouched. 8pm. $28. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Saturday, March 16…

WORKSHOP: “Shout it Out!” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Garland Nelson explores the evolution of the black vocal tradition. 3pm. FREE (registration encouraged).

TALK: “Empowering Artists of Color” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Yaddo presents a conversation with Kima Jones. 5:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: Our Now @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A staged reading by Creative Action Unlimited. 7:30pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Martin Luther King Celebration @ the Strand Theatre, Hudson Falls. Featuring Milayne Jackson, Gary Brooks, the Heavenly Echoes, more. 3pm. $10. UPDATE: This event has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: A Benefit Concert for Niko Dinovo @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. Featuring King Kuell, DJ Champ, Royelle, Intervention X, Laniece, Bin Lavish, more. 3pm. $20. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

FILM: “Days of Heaven” @ Images Cinema, Williamstown. In conjunction with the Clark Art Institute’s exhibition, “Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape,” the theater kicks off “The View from Here” film series with Terrence Malick’s 1978 masterwork starring Brooke Adams, Richard Gere, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz. 2:30pm. $8.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Magdalens @ Albany Elks Lodge, Albany. The Post Near-Death-Experience Show is a benefit for the lodge. 8pm. $5-$10 donation requested. UPDATE: This event has been postponed to Saturday, April 13…

MUSIC: 45 Adapters @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Male Patterns, The Damaged, Girth Control and Cry Havoc. 8pm. $10. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s 3 Bass Hit @ Sake, Latham. 7:30pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Chadwick Stokes & The Pintos @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. With Brooke Annibale. 8pm. $31 & $46. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Saturday, March 16…

MUSIC: Chris Baron @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The Spin Doctors’ lead vocalist steps out on his own. With Lorkin O’Reilly. 8pm. Donations encouraged. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

ART RECEPTION: “Adaptations to Extremes” @ Courthouse Gallery, Lake George. The collaborative art/science exhibition curated by Laura Von Rosk features work by Elizabeth Albert, JoAnn Axford, Terry Conrad, Josh Dorman, Susan Heideman, Eva Henderson, Charlene Leary, Deanna Lee, Corwin Levi, Marilyn McCabe, Joy Muller-McCoola, Jeanne Noordsy, Shaun O’Boyle, Victoria Palermo, Rebecca Smith and Kathleen Thum. 4pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been postponed to Saturday, February 2…

MUSIC: Rock Academy @ Colony, Woodstock. A tribute to Radiohead. 7pm. $25. UPDATE: This show has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Parish Public House, Albany. 9pm. UPDATE: This show has been postponed. New date TBA…

MUSIC: Deadbeat Valentine @ Rivers Casino & Resort’s Van Slyck’s, Schenectady. 8pm.

THEATER: PBS KIDS Live! @ Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s the Really BIG tiny Adventure. 6pm. $19.50, $29.50, $39.50 & $49.50. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: David Anthony @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. Elvis Presley tribute. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Memories of Patsy @ The Linda, Albany. Patsy Cline tribute concert. 8pm. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Thursday, February 7…

FILM: “Bodied” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. A hilarious and frightening tale of a progressive white graduate student who finds success – and sparks outrage – when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject turns into a competitive-performing obsession. Produced by Eminem. With intro and demo by Blackademiks.7pm. $9; students/seniors $6.
UPDATE: This event has been postponed. New date TBA…

GO HERE for the latest info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

1 Comment
  1. Stanley Johnson says

    This would be a good night to check ahead before you think about going anywhere.

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