1/21/12: Today’s Tips: Saturday
MUSIC: Chandler Travis Three-O @ the Ale House, Troy. Travis and his ever-changing crew is back as the Three-O in support of their new digital single, “Angry Drunk People Shut Up” and “January.” 9pm. $7. Related story.
MUSIC: Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A benefit for the Community Hospice Africa Partnership, Jaklitsch’s annual charity concert at the Caffe will feature such friends as Bobby Long on guitar; Michael Eck on mandolin; and Bill Flynn on percussion. With Amy Collins. 8pm. $18. Related story; related story.
MUSIC: Emma Torncello @ The Linda, Albany. Ralph Renna hosts the CD release party for Torncello’s excellent debut disc, “I’m Lucky,” featuring an all-star line-up of local musicians backing her up. With Sly Fox & the Hustlers and Breaking News. 7:30pm. $12. Related story.
MUSIC: Biz Markie @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. One of the pioneers of hip-hop, the Biz-meister’s music magic includes a long solo career, as well as recordings with everyone from the Rolling Stones to the Beastie Boys. 9pm. $10.
MUSIC: “Bad Boys of Broadway” @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Featuring Shuler Hensley and Jonathan Tunick. 8pm. $30, $35, $39; students and children $15. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled.
MUSIC: Bassland @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Let’s go dub-steppin’ with DJ Project, Vudoo Runner, Lazer Bass, Static Groove, DJ vs VJ and Tier 1. 8pm. $8.