3/11/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

MUSIC: Sawyer Fredericks @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. “The Voice” winner heads to Woodstock. 8pm. $45 & $65.

MUSIC: Caroline MotherJudge & Mitch Elrod @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. 12noon. FREE.

FESTIVAL/COMEDY: High Mud Comedy Festival @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Thomas Attila Lewis hosts, and Sean Patton headlines. With Dave Hill, Mark Jagiello, Chris Lamberth, Caitlin Cook and Maria Heinegg. 8pm. $55 & $75; $32 students;

PRESENTATION: Happy Traum @ The Linda, Albany. “Coming of Age in the Greenwich Village Folk Revival and the Woodstock Scene 1954-1971” fuses music and memories in a multimedia presentation. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Roosevelt Collier @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The pedal steel guitar player from the Lee Boys teams up keyboardist Eli Winderman and guitarist Rob Compa (both of Dopapod), as well as bassist Taylor Shell and drummer Michelangelo Carubba (both of Turkuaz). UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Capitle @ the Fuze Box, Albany. With Zex, Executioners, Scuzz, Male Patterns. 8pm. $8.

MUSIC: Ampevene @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Nickopotamus and the Hawbuckees. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Madison Theater, Albany. Gettin’ a jump on St. Patrick’s parade day. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: I Love Hip-Hop Music Festival @ Proctors, Schenectady. An evening od old-school rap featuring Rakim. With Kool G Rap, Brand Nubian, Nice & Smooth and Lil Mo. 8pm. $49-$64.

THEATER: “Hair” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. “Let the sun shine in…” 8pm. $22, $24 & $28. Through Sunday, March 20.

MUSIC: Dryer @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Mournin’ Dove and Sobgoblin. 9pm. FREE.

COMEDY: We’ve Been Thinkin’ Tour @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Featuring Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy. 7:30pm. $59.50; $199 VIP.

MUSIC: Lucy Kaplansky @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $27.

MUSIC: Naytronix @ the Half Moon, Hudson. Naytronix is Nate Brenner, bassist for tUnE–yArDs. Naytronix’s second full–length album, Mister Divine, is out now on City Slang. With Young Nudist and 013. 8pm.

MUSIC: Titanics @ Superior Merchandise Co., Troy. With Another Michael and Carl Daniels. 8pm.

TALK: Alex Ross @ Williams College’s Presser Choral Hall of Bernhard Music Center, Williamstown. The music columnist for The New Yorker gives a lecture titled *“Brünnhilde’s Rock: Gender, Sexuality and Wagnerism.” 4:15pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Ten Foot Polecats @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Henry’s Rifle and Savage Randys. 8pm.

THEATER: “Glengarry Glen Ross” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. David Mamet at his best. 8pm. $24. Through March 19.

MUSIC: Marty McDermott @ the Chicken Run Family Restaurant and Steakhouse, Windham. The Reverberators frontman goes solo for the evening. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Kimono Dragons @ the Low Beat, Albany. Happy hour! With Ben Garrett. 6pm.

THEATER: “The Shape of Things” @ the Whitney Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. It’s opening night! The Town Players of Pittsfield’s production of Neil LaBute’s play about love and art. 8pm. $15; $12 students & seniors. Through March 20.

COMEDY: The Three Tenors… Who Can’t Sing @ The Egg, Albany. Vic DiBitetto headlines. With Richie Minervini and Fred Rubino. 8pm. $35.

MUSIC: Goitse @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Irish music with a twist. 7:30pm. $23; $5 children age 12 & under.

MUSIC: Wes Buckley @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. Songs of folk, love, dreams and the economy. With Lorkin O’Reilly. $5.

MUSIC: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band @ the Fountain, Albany. It’s the second weekend of the month, which means the jazz is back. 10pm. Also at 9:30pm on Saturday.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Parish Public House, Albany. With Tambourelli. 10pm.

THEATER: “Miracle on South Division Street” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present the heartwarming comedy by Tom Dudzick and directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost. Meet the Nowaks of Buffalo: Clara and her three grown kids have always known they were special, ever since the miraculous night in 1942 when the Blessed Mother appeared to Grandpa in his barbershop. 8pm. $18; $10 under age 18; $2 discount with a canned good donation. Through March 20.

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