3/30/12: Today’s Tips: Friday

MUSIC: Shelby Lynne @ The Egg, Albany. By the time she won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2000, she had already had a decade of recording and six major label albums under her belt. Since then, she’s done even better – from a soulful tribute to Dusty Springfield to her gripping new album of originals “Revelation Road.” 8pm. $28.

MUSIC: Street Corner Holler @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Kicking off the Caffe’s seventh annual Acoustic Blues Festival, it’s the Spa City’s own fab blues trio featuring Mark Tolstrup, Dale Haskell and Tony Markellis. This show is being recorded for a possible upcoming live album. 8pm. $16 in advance; $18 at the door.

FILM: “The Miners’ Hymns” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The entirely wordless film features an original score by Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson and rare archival footage selected and edited by American filmmaker Bill Morrison to tell the tale of an ill-fated mining community in Northeast England. 6pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ the Dream Away Lodge, Becket. 8pm. Donation.

ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. Visual art, music, fun, shopping, more… 5-9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Frankenstein Brothers @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Buckethead and That 1 Guy together in the same band? Hold onto your hat! With Wolff and Tuba. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: David Malachowski & Ann Klein @ Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale. Two guitarists, two songwriters, two points of view, double the trouble. Malachowski (Shania Twain, Commander Cody, Ernie Williams, Savoy Brown) and Klein (Joan Osborne, Natalie Imbruglia, Ani DiFranco, PM Dawn) team up for a double-barreled, guitar-centric take on the singer-songwriter genre, showcasing their six-string skills on their own songs, as well as an array of clever instrumentals. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Railbird @ the Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson. With the Empty Trio. 8pm. $5.

DANCE/FESTIVAL: Next Move Dance Festival @ Proctors, Schenectady. The two-day Next Move fest kicks off with performances by Bridgman/Packer Dance and SCRAP Performance Group. 7:30pm. $25; students $15.

MUSIC: Foxy Shazam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. It’s the Tabernacle 2012 tour with Maniac, Cadaver Dogs and Wild Adriatic. 7:30pm. $12.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Last week’s Metroland cover boys shake up the Spa City with Boston’s Jo Henley opening the show. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Houghton College Choir @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. 7:30pm. $15; students $10.

FILM: “Gerhard Richter Painting” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Corinna Belz gives us a glimpse inside the studio and the creative process of one of the world’s greatest living painters. 7:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Ampersand @ Hudson River Coffee House, Albany. With special guest Michael Eck sitting in on mandolin, guitar and vocals. 8pm.

MUSIC: Blue Hand Luke @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Saxman Luke McNamee with his new line-up, featuring vocalist Tommy Love, guitarist Johnny Morse, bassist Pat McNulty and drummer Jim Fisk. 8pm.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Winterpills @ Flywheel, Easthampton. A benefit for Planned Parenthood with DJ Labcoat, the Labor Pool and Bell & Howl. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: David Russell @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist. 8pm. $7; seniors $5.

MUSIC: Hard Soul and Smittix @ Savannah’s/Dublin Underground, Albany. It’s a double-header CD release party as Hard Soul unleashes the debut EP “Love Eats the Young,” while Smittix celebrates the release of “Leprenomichaun.” 9pm. $5.

MUSIC: Enter the Haggis @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Canadian Celtic rockers. 9pm. $22.

MUSIC: Trophy Scars @ Queensbury Unitarian Society, Queensbury. Celebrating the vinyl release of “Alphabet. Alphabets.” With Wild Adriatic, Cosmonauts, This Renaissance, Triumph on Tragedy and Last Minute. 6pm. $10.

THEATER: My Barbarian @ RPI’s West Hall, Troy. With “Broke People’s Baroque Peoples’ Theater” the LA-based performance troupe evokes a number of theatrical styles — from Baroque spectacle to camp drag — as they explore the absurdities of the American financial crisis as a performance of wastefulness, trashiness and class warfare. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: “The Communion Tour” @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Featuring Ben Howard, the Staves, Nathaniel Rateliff and Bear’s Den. 9pm. $15.

THEATER: “A Steady Rain” @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. Theater Voices presents a staged reading of Keith Huff’s “A Steady Rain” directed by David Girard. 8pm. FREE. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Christine and Eliott Spero @ Carmen’s Cafe, Troy. Latin, jazz & pop. 6 & 8pm. $5.

FILM: “Daddy-Long-Legs” @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany. Director Marshall Neilan’s 1919 rags-to-riches tale starring Mary Pickford as an orphan girl whose life is changed by an anonymous benefactor. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Christine Powers @ The Linda, Albany. The lyric soprano offers “Universal Blessings: A Song Journey for the Soul” featuring music by Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Strauss, Mozart and Puccini, as well as American spirituals accompanied by pianist Gioacchino Longobardi and the Calvary United Methodist Church Choir. 7:30pm. $23.

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