9/17/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: Terry Bozzio @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The monster drummer – known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, UK, Missing Persons and his own solo ventures – celebrates the 50th anniversary of his first drum lesson with a night of solo drumming. It’s not just a drum kit; it’s a massive sonic sculpture. 8pm. $30.

MUSIC: The Allan Holdsworth Band @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Prog rock meets jazz fusion. The guitar master – known for his work with Soft Machine, the New Tony Williams Lifetime, Pierre Moerlen’s Gong, Jean-Luc Ponty, Bruford, UK in addition to his own work as a bandleader – teams up with drummer Gary Husband (seen recently at The Egg as the keyboardist in Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 Band) and bassist Jimmy Haslip. With Beledo. 7pm. $25.

MUSIC/ART: September in the City Art Fair @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. A lunchtime event featuring the work of a variety of Local 518 visual artists, as well as blues music from the dynamic duo of Holly & Evan. 11:30am-2pm. FREE.

FILM: Found Footage Festival @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos celebrates its 10th anniversary with a brand-new show hosted by Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett. 8pm. $9; $6 students.

ARTIST TALK: Scott Pernicka @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Co-sponsored by Opalka Gallery and the Department of Art + Design, this second installment of the 2014-15 Artist Lecture Series at Sage College of Albany will feature glass artist Scott Pernicka and his experience of using fire as a tool in his art practice. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. 10pm.

THEATER: “Menopause the Musical” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black-lace bra… and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more. 7pm. $45, $50 & $55. Through Thursday.

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