10/21/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

MUSIC: Robin Trower @ The Egg, Albany. The veteran guitar hero performs live in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his historic album Bridge of Sighs – a collection of songs is in every budding guitarslinger’s reference library that has influenced a generation of musicians. Sly Fox & the Hustlers open the show. 8pm. $34.50, $44.50 & $49.50.

MUSIC: Purling Hiss @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. From Philadelphia, Drag City Records fuzz-masters rumble into Kingston in support of their new album, Weirdon. With Meatbodies. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Phuss @ the Low Beat, Albany. With the Fire Trail. 9pm.

MUSIC: Ultimate Painting @ Bard College’s Smog, Annandale-on-Hudson. James Hoare (of Veronica Falls) and Jack Cooper (Mazes) in support of their self-titled debut album – slated for release next week – embark on their first U.S. tour.

READING/DISCUSSION: Poets in Conversation: Edward Hirsch, Kimiko Hahn & Marie @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at UAlbany Campus Center’s Assembly Hall at 4:15pm.

MUSIC: Rebel Darling @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. With Carl Strickland. 8pm. Donation.

MUSIC: Ensemble East @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The musicians – Yoko Reikano Kimurawho (vocals, koto, shamisen) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi) – bring the atmosphere and sounds of Japanese classical music to Williamstown. 8pm. FREE.

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $5; $3 students.

MUSIC: Rev Tor @ the Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. Solo, funky, bass-oriented rhythms. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Andrew Krystopolski & David Paul @ Proctors, Schenectady. Lunchtime organ concert with the mighty Wurlitzer organ Goldie. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: The Silver Arrow Band @ the Parish Public House, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6:30pm sign-up; 7pm show. FREE.

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