1/12/11: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: The Punch Brothers @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Heck, the last time mandolin master Chris Thile and his band were in town they were playing the Times Union Center opening for the Dave Matthews Band. We’re guessing that this time around, things will be a bit different. With the Secret Sisters opening. 7pm. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled due to the snow storm…

FILM/MUSIC: “Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women” @ Albany Public Library, Albany. Ether Dream performs a live, original score to accompany a screening of the 1968 sci-fi flick. Starring Mamie Van Doren; directed by Peter Bogdanovich. 7pm. FREE. UPDATE: Cancelled due to storm. All Albany Public Libraries are closed.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: EQX Open Mic Night @ Jillian’s, Albany. It’s the debut of the latest entry in Nippertown’s weekly open mic night sweepstakes. Drum kit, PA and sound engineer provided. Bring yer own instruments and amps. Open to solos and full bands, amateurs and pros of all ages. Hosted by Jason Irwin. 7:30pm sing-up; 8pm start. FREE. UPDATE: Sing-up or sign-up, either way, the point is moot, as Rick Springfield sings. Tonight’s open mic is cancelled. PS: The open mic night with MotherJudge at McGeary’s Pub in Albany is STILL on for tonight!

COMEDY: Comedy Syndrome Showcase @ Savannah’s, Albany. Featuring Jason Smith, Tony Jackson, Brendan Joseph, Sandy Beach, more. 8pm. FREE. UPDATE: Cancelled due to snow.

MUSIC: Reasons 2 Run @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The East Greenbush band churns up some alt-rock and punk in the latest concert in the Caffe’s Emerging Artists Breakout series. 7pm. $5. UPDATE: Cancelled due to snow storm.

MUSIC: “Dancing On the Air” @ The Linda, Albany. Jay Ungar and Molly Mason with the Dancing On the Air Orchestra. Special guests include Matt Glaser and Andrew & Noah VanNorstrand. 8pm. $10. UPDATE: YES, YES, YES, for all you hardy music lovers, this is still happening despite the snow…

  1. Matthew says

    According to the IHEG Facebook page, the Punch Brothers show is cancelled due to snooowwwws.

  2. Sara says

    It’s snowing?

  3. Geoff says

    I swear I saw that there was a way to order Nippertown Tees…. Am I crazy?

  4. Geoff says

    nevermind….found it….duh

  5. laym says

    “EQX Open Mic Night @ Jillian’s […] 7:30pm sing-up”

    Typo, or fun and clever way of handling the registration?

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