5/23/13: Today’s Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Dan Johnson & the Expert Sidemen @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. It’s a CD release party for the band’s sophomore album Bound for Abiquiu. With Driftwood, Black Fox River Project and Grassroots Rebels. 8pm.

FILM/FUNDRAISER: Youth FX Showcase @ the Madison Theater, Albany. For one night only, Albany’s award-winning Youth FX teen filmmaking program premiers eight original short documentary and narrative films. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. 7 & 9pm. $8 with all proceeds going to the 2013 Youth FX summer program.

MUSIC: Pete Donnelly @ the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. The Figgs’ bassist steps out in support of his solo album, When You Come Home. 8pm. Sliding scale $6-$10.

MUSIC: Portugal. The Man @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. You can’t buy tickets for this acoustic show; the only way to get in is to win tickets from WEQX-FM. 7pm.

MUSIC: Toots & the Maytals @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The soulful reggae kingpins play an acoustic show. With New Orleans’ Anders Osborne. 8pm. $40, $50 & $60.

MUSIC: Jake Miller @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With the Pro Letarians and Kenzie. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC: The Greys @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Elizabeth Huntley @ Stephentown Memorial Library, Stephentown. One of Nippertown’s premier harpists, Huntley offers a varied program that might stretch from Bach and Debussy, to “Les Mis” and “The Lion King” to the Beatles and Green Day. 7pm.

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

MUSIC: Shawn Taylor @ the Lion’s Den @ the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. Folk-rock. 8pm. FREE.

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