9/26/12: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. It’s the final lunchtime concert of the September in the City Art Fair series in the park across from the Albany Center Gallery at Broadway and Columbia Street. The Jug Stompers will be joined by special guest Tom Lindsay of Lost Radio Rounders. With local artists exhibiting and selling their works. 11:30am-2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Michelle Shocked – ROCCUPY!! @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The always outspoken singer-songwriter returns… 7pm. $27.

MUSIC: Minus the Bear @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The Seattle-based prog-pop indie rockers roll into town in support of their new album Infinity Overhead. With Cursive and Caspian. 8pm. $18.

FILM: “They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One-screening only followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with local refugees from Burma and staff and volunteers from the Albany Field Office of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. 7pm. $9.25; seniors $7.50; children $6.50.

MUSIC: Stephane Wrembel @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Woody Allen recruited the Gypsy jazz guitar great to score the theme for last year’s smash film “Midnight in Paris,” and he performed the irresistibly catchy original song live during the 2012 Academy Awards. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Chris McFarland @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Austin by way of Brooklyn-based “angry folk” singer-songwriter and life-long road warrior brings his tour to town in support of his new release, the “Beauty and Undertow” EP on the End Up label. With John Morse. 8pm. FREE.

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  1. Annette Nanes says

    The Spectrum has added another showing of “They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain” for next Wednesday, Oct 3 at 7 pm, due to a sold out show for Sept 26. There will be no Q and A, however.

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