5/31/13: Today’s Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Anders Osborne @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. The New Orleans transplanted from Sweden serves up a solo acoustic concert chock full of roots rock. With Tim Herron Corporation and Clarence Bucaro. 9:30pm. $17.
MUSIC/PERFORMANCE: David Greenberger & A Strong Dog @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The master monologist and mayor of Duplex Planet joins forces with his new all-star band – Kevin Maul, Matthew Loiacono and Mitch Throop – to celebrate the release of their new CD, So Tough. With William Rees. 8pm. $17.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5-9pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Mysteios @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. The Local 518 garage rock stalwarts throw a double-barrelled party as they celebrate the release of their new album Play Louder as well as Tambourine Girl’s birthday. Party on! Hosted by Jimmy Barrett with Off the Record and Houston Controlling Now opening the show. 8pm.
GAME SHOW: “The Price Is Right Live” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Can you get closest without going over? Personally, we’re holding out for the live tour of “Treasure Hunt”… 7:30pm. $32.75, $42.75 & $52.75. Also pre-sale party in the Palace courtyard at 4:30pm with Ill Funk Ensemble.
THEATER: Pentimento Playback Theatre Troupe @ the Holistic Network, Albany. Improvisational theater in which audience members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot by five actors and a musician. 8pm. $10; students $8.