8/25/12: Today’s Tips: Saturday

It’s Travers Day, and whether you’re celebrating a big win or drowning your losses, you’re probably gonna need a party to go to…

MUSIC: Mary Fahl @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The former frontwoman for October Project returns to the Caffe in support of her latest album, “From the Dark Side of the Moon,” applying her powerhouse voice to a mesmerizing, atmospheric interpretation of the Pink Floyd classic. 8pm. $24. More info here…

MUSIC: Dan & Rachel @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The Brooklyn-based indie anti-folk art-rock husband & wife duo performs in support of their recent album, “Damn Monster” and the upcoming album, “Plus One.” With Debe Dalton and Michael Eck. 7pm. $15. More info here…

DANCE: “Miriam” @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. A work-in-progress, evening-length work written and choreographed by choreographer and dancer Nora Chipaumire. Performed in the round. 8pm. $15; students $10. More info here…

MUSIC: Assault On the Living @ Trick Shot Billiards, Clifton Park. Celebrating the release of their self-titled debut CD. With Go for the Kill, Brick by Brick and Built for Battle. 7pm. $12. More info here…

MUSIC: Red Baraat @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. In the past year or two, Sonny Jain and his North Indian bhangra-based funk band have drawn rave reviews for shows at Proctors, MASS MoCA and Club Helsinki. Expect a wailin’ night. 9pm. $15. More info here…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: WGNA Summer Picnic @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. An outdoor country music fest. Chris Cagle headlines with Jason Michael Carroll, Greg Bates and Skeeter Creek rounding out the fest’s bill. Gates open at 3pm; music starts at 4pm. $30; kids 10 and under FREE.

MUSIC: The Tichy Boys @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam. The 2012 Riverlink Concert series wraps it up with an evening of hot-wired, father-and-son rockabilly. With Johnny Rabb.

MUSIC: Eastbound Jesus @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With the Mallett Brothers and the Blind Owl Band. 9pm. $5.

FILM: “Planet of Snail” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Seungjun Yi’s award-winning documentary about an accomplished young deaf and blind poet and his relationship with the world around him. 4pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: The David Caldwell-Mason Trio @ the Castle Street Cafe, Great Barrington. The jazz pianist and his band highlight selections from his new album, “Cold Snap,” featuring an unexpected cover of Beyonce’s “Single Ladies.” 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Street Corner Holler @ the Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

FILM: “The Queen of Versailles” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Lauren Greenfield’s documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges as they attempt to construct the biggest house in America in the wake of the economic crisis. 6pm. $7; students $5.

COMEDY: Susie Essman @ the Belleayre Music Festival at Belleayre Mountain, Highmount. Star of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and author of “What Would Susie Say?” says just about anything in her stand-up routine. 8pm. $25, $36, $46, $56 & $66: VIP benefit tix $200.

FILM: “Meet the Fokkens” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Rob Schröder and Gabrielle Provaas’ documentary about Louise and Martine Fokkens, identical twin sisters, who have worked for 50 years in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. 8pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: The Smithereens @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Pat Dinizio leads the ’80s power-popsters through their hits and selections from their new album, “2011,” produced by Don Dixon. With Rennie Cantine. 9pm. $30 & $40.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. Dazzling husband-and-wife jazz piano duo. 6:30pm. $25 & $40; students $5; children 12 & under FREE.

MUSIC: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers @ Freedom Park, Scotia. Louisiana bayou sounds… 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Bluz House Rockers @ Powers Park, Troy. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Peg Delaney Trio @ Panza’s Restaurant, Saratoga Lake. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Funk Evolution @ Dango’s, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Bobby Dick’s Rock ‘n’ Roll 101 @ the Georgian, Lake George. 8pm.

MUSIC: Phil Massaro @ American Glory, Hudson. Acoustic and classic rock. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Big Shot @ Siro’s, Saratoga Springs. Billy Joel tribute. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Philip the Meatbox @ JP Bruno’s, Glens Falls. 10pm. FREE.

1 Comment
  1. Monica Sharp says

    Thank you for sharing all these events, My husband and I were one hour ago trying to figure out waht ot do tonight, The only thing I would change os if possible post either Friday or Saturday morning.

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