12/31/12: Today’s Tips: Monday (New Year’s Eve)

FESTIVAL: First Night Saratoga @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Holly & Evan, the Tartan Terrors, Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, the Lee Shaw Trio, Good for Her, Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, the Wheelbarrow Boys, Red Haired Strangers and lots more. 6pm. $15 for admission to all events.

MUSIC: Glen David Andrews @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The New Orleans gospel-meets-R&B trombonist-vocalist-bandleader welcomes 2013 with a rave-up performance. 9pm. $48.

COMEDY: First Night of Funny @ Proctors, Schenectady. Stand-up comics Jamie Lissow, Joe DeVito, Jon Fisch and Tina Giorgi. 8pm. $35.

MUSIC: Funk Evolution @ Proctors, Schenectady. R&B-meets-country twang. With Skeeter Creek. 9:30pm. $30.

MUSIC: The Assortment of Crayons (12midnight) @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With the Greys (11pm); Dynamite Pleasure Chair (10pm); Mime Choir (9pm). Free draft from 8-9pm; Champagne at 12midnight.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Party Boat. 10pm. $10.

COMEDY: New Year’s Eve Comedy Blast @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Stand-up comedy from Travon Free, Eli Braden, Halli Borgfjord and Pauly Casillas. 8pm. $20, $30 & $35.

MUSIC: The Latent @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Uneven Seven, the Midnight Society, Dan & Rachel and the Rebecca Angel Band. 9pm. $10.

FILM: “Swing Time” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in the 1936 song ‘n’ dance classic. 2:30, 5 & 7:30pm. $5.

MUSIC: Timbre Coup @ Red Square, Albany. With Consider the Source. 10pm. $20.

BURLESQUE: Burlesque Paradiso 1920’s Revue @ Ristorante Paradiso, Albany. Miss Roxxie Tart hosts the repeal-of-prohibition-themed bash. Buffet at 9pm; show at 10pm; Champagne toast at 12midnight. $33.

MUSIC: The John Kribs Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. John Kribs rocks in the new year with Danny Gotham, Orion Kribs, Joe Morizio and special guests throughout the evening. 9:30pm.

COMEDY: The Queer Queens of Qomedy @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. Featuring Poppy Champlin, Michele Balan, Ian Harvie and Cindy Foster. 8pm. $25 & $35.

MUSIC: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys @ the Century House, Latham. With guest vocalist Colleen Pratt. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Peg Delaney Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm.

MUSIC: The Berkshire Bach Ensemble @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Kenneth Cooper conducts Bach’s Brandenburgs #2 and #3, as well as some Handel and Vivaldi. With featured soloists Eugene Drucker and Joseph Silverstein. 6pm.

MUSIC: The Connor Kennedy Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With Amy Helm, Simi Stone, Lindsey Webster, Patrick Carlin and other special guests. 10pm. DJ dance party at 1am. $25 (includes a Champagne toast at 12midnight).

MUSIC: Groove Nouveau @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 8pm.

MUSIC: Bobby Dick’s Rock ‘n’ Roll 101 @ the Lakeside Lodge, Bolton Landing. 8:30pm.

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