7/13/12: Today’s Tips: Friday
Today is the third Friday the 13th of the year…
MUSIC: Gillian Welch @ The Egg, Albany. The Americana queen and her fab guitarist David Rawlings – who recently garnered four Americana Music Association nominations for Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year and Instrumentalist of the Year (for Rawlings) – come to Nippertown in support of their latest album, “The Harrow & the Harvest.” 8pm. $34.50.
DANCE: New York City Ballet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s family night at the ballet, and the program includes Russian Seasons (Desyatnikov/Ratmansky), In the Night (Chopin/Robbins) and Firebird (Stravinsky/Balanchine & Robbins). 8pm.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Camp Bisco @ Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. It’s Day Two of the three-day 11th annual fest hosted by the Disco Biscuits, who will grace the main stage tonight at 9pm. Also today on at least one of the five stages: Big Boi, Lotus, Portugal the Man, Orchard Lounge, Eliot Lipp and lots more. The music kicks off at 11:30am.
FILM: “5 Broken Cameras” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism. A deeply personal, firsthand account of non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, the footage was later given to Israeli co-director Guy Davidi to edit. 5:30pm.
MUSIC: Living with Elephants @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Singer-songwriter-keyboardist Amy Poux and her band – bassist Rob Norris and drummer Chris Andersen – celebrate the release of their self-titled debut CD with help from such special guests as guitarist David Malachowski, cellist Peter Sachon and vocalist Kate Hover. 8pm. $10. More info here… CORRECTION: This show is on Saturday (July 14)…
FILM: “Elles” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Malgoska Szumowska’s provocative exploration of female sexuality, starring the fearless Juliette Binoche as Anne, a well-off Parisian journalist investigating the lives of two student prostitutes (Joanna Kulig and Anaïs Demoustier) for a magazine article. 7:30pm.
MUSIC: “A Night of Paul Butterfield” @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Celebrate the music of one of the true great blues masters (and a longtime Woodstock resident) with an all star band led by his son, Gabe Butterfield. Featuring original Butterfield bandmates Sam Lay and Chris Parker, as well as Jimmy Vivino, Chris Castle, Jimmy Eppard, Steve Guyger, Pete Levin, Jim Curtin, the Blue Food Horns and other special guests. 9pm. $30.
MUSIC: Lucky Jukebox Brigade @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With the Slaughterhouse Chorus, Brooklyn duo the End Men, downstaters Sons of an Illustrious Father and new local all-star country trio the Bum Ditties (featuring vocalist-guitarist Ryan Moore, banjoist Matt Ippolito and bassist Dan Maddalone. 7:30pm. $6.
MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band @ the Fountain, Albany. Yeah, they’re back at the Fountain, where you’ll find them on the second weekend of every month … forever. Reedman Skip leads the band which features drummer Tim Coakley, pianist Rich Skrika, guitarist Bernie Mulleda, trombonist Woody Strobeck, cornetist Rich Downs and banjoist Crick Diefendorf. 10pm. Also at 10pm on Saturday.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: WEQX-FM Coors Light Wing Fest @ the Great Escape’s Ghost Town, Lake George. A dozen wings, unlimited rides on all Ghost Town attractions and music by MaryLeigh & the Fauves, Wild Adriatic and Paranoid Social Club. 6-10pm. $20.
MUSIC: “The Singing Anchors On Broadway” @ the Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Three of the Capital Region’s top-rated television news anchors – Jerry Gretzinger, Jessica Layton and Benita Zahn – step out from behind their news desks to serve up a theatrical musical revue. 8pm. $30; seniors $27; 12 & under $18. Through July 22.
MUSIC: “The Music of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar'” @ the Byrdcliffe Barn, Woodstock. Featuring Paul Green, Tracy Bonham, Joey Eppard, Lindsey Webster, Connor Kennedy and many more. 8pm. $20. Also at 4pm on Sunday.
MUSIC: Rusty Old Guys @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Lake. 8:30pm. FREE.