5/29/13: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: Joe McPhee-Chris Corsano Duo @ the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. The veteran free jazz saxophone giant and the equally adventurous drummer – recently named one of the 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music by SPIN Magazine – team up for an evening far-reaching improvisational music. 8pm. $6-$10.

MUSIC: The 5 Browns @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, the musical family ensemble offers the world premiere of a new five-piano arrangement. Presented by Saratoga ArtsFest. 7:30pm. $75 & $125; with ArtsPass $20 & $50.

MUSIC: Paul Kelly @ The Linda, Albany. The veteran Australian singer-songwriter rolls into town. Is this his first time in town? Is that possible? 8pm. $17.

FILM/DISCUSSION: “Ballin’ at the Graveyard” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One screening only of the Local 518 documentary about the weekend warriors who play pick-up basketball in Albany’s Washington Park. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. 6:30pm. $9.50; seniors $7.75; children $6.75.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival @ Shepard Park, Lake George. It’s the opening night ceremonies for the festival of all things Elvis. 7pm. FREE. More info here…

MUSIC: The Gaither Vocal Band @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. 2pm. $29, $39, $49 & $64; lawn $19.

MUSIC: The Stone Thoreaus @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Local 518 folk trio featuring Robert Stern, John Eisler and Heather Hewitt. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Slomka & Gleason Duo @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Dana Welts @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. Acoustic rock & folk. 8pm. FREE.

  1. Erin O'Brien says

    Paul Kelly is playing at the Linda tonight. Another option!

  2. Greg says

    Erin, How did I miss that one? Thanks for the reminder…

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