9/18/13: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC/ART: September in the City Art Fair @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. The weekly lunchtime event features art exhibits by regional artists – including Nippertown photographer Timothy Reidy – and live music. Today’s performers are Rosary Beard, the instrumental acoustic guitar duo of Matthew Loiacono and Hunter Sagehorn. 11:30am-2pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Yarn @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Schenectady native Blake Christiana leads his twng-laced Americana band into Proctors for a benefit concert for the youth programs of Schenectady Youth Boxing. 8pm. $22.

THEATER: “Ghost: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s the first national tour of the musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. Directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus, the show features music by a team of Grammy Award-winners, including Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard. 7:30pm. $20, $40, $50, $60 & $70. Through Friday.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Upstart Fest @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Featuring Koffin Kats, Turbo AC’s, Hudson Falcons, Two Fisted Law, Svetlanas, New Red Scare and Bourbon Scum.

MUSIC: Brand New @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With the World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die. 7:30pm. UPDATE: This show is sold out.

FILM: “The Trials of Muhammed Ali” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One screening only of the documentary that proves that Muhammed Ali’s toughest fight wasn’t in the boxing ring. 7pm. $9.50; $7.75 seniors; $6.75 children.

MUSIC: Jazzmin @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Led by saxman Robert Brainard. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 10pm.

MUSIC: New York Players @ Taste, Albany. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: The Pat Dicesare All Stars @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 6pm. FREE.

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