1/8/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
Happy birthday to Elvis Presley, David Bowie and Nippertown photographer Andrzej Pilarczyk!
MUSIC: Good Fiction @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The rock trio of Patrick Grace, Alex Wollyung and Taylor Abbitt celebrates the release of their new EP, Call Me by Name. With Linear North and Carl Daniels & the Black Box. 9pm. $10.
MUSIC: Bully @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. In support of their debut album, Feels Like, the band fires up the immediate, in-your-face urgency of the best female post-punk artists like Liz Phair, Throwing Muses, the Breeders, Veruca Salt, Blake Babies, Jen Trynin and L7. With Palehound. 9pm.
MUSIC: The Syracuse/Siegel Duo @ Grappa 72, Albany. Bassist Rich Syracuse and drummer Jeff Siegel – Lee Shaw’s rhythm section – team up with one of Shaw’s most impressive students, pianist Nick Hetko. 6:30pm.
MUSIC: Brian Fallon & the Crowes @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The singer-guitarist for Gaslight Anthem rolls into town in support of his debut solo album, Painkillers on Island Records. 8pm. $25.