5/21/12: Today’s Tips: Monday

MUSIC/READING: Ramblin Jug Stompers-Meet-Poets Speak Loud @ McGeary’s, Albany. That’s right, it’s a one-night-only jug band-poetry reading mash-up. Where else are ya gonna see something like that? 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: G.I. Blythe @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The high-energy horn-centric rock ‘n’ soul band led by saxman Geoff Blythe (formerly of Dexy’s Midnight Runners) showcases selections from their brand new debut album, “Lost in Space.” 8pm. FREE.

FILM: “Yellow Submarine” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. An encore screening of the classic Beatles animated film. 12noon. OOOPS!: The screening is at 7pm tonight. $9.25; seniors $7.50; children $6.50.

READING/DISCUSSION: “The Future of Shale Gas in New York” @ Union College’s Nott Memorial, Schenectady. Author-journalist Tom Wilber reads from and discusses his new book, “Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale.” 7pm.

MUSIC: Buckcherry @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Not only is Buckcherry still around, but they managed to place a new song on the soundtrack to “The Avengers.” Really… With James Durbin and Red Light King. 8pm. $28.

MUSIC: The Blue Maddies @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. K.C. Groves (of Uncle Earl) teams up with Tierney Kathleen Jacobson for some rootsy musical ramblin’ accompanied by Seth Travins (The Wiyos) and Aldo Lavaggi (the Russet Trio). 8pm. FREE.

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