6/15/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Start Making Sense @ Riverfront Park, Troy. The annual Rockin’ on the River concert series kicks off with the Talking Heads tribute band, led by Jon Braun. With the Troy Music Academy All-Stars. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…
MUSIC: Michael Eck @ Colonie Town Library, Loudonville. Leaving behind his bandmates in Ramblin Jug Stompers and Lost Radio Rounders for a night, Michael Eck returns to his singer-songwriter roots with a “maximum solo acoustic” show. 6:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Upstate Rubdown @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. Borrowing from every corner and decade of America’s musical heritage, the band features the harmonies of three female lead singers with an eclectic instrumental mix of saxophone, strings and percussion. 12noon. FREE.
MUSIC: Kristin Kontrol @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Formerly known as Dee Dee during her days with Dum Dum Girls, Kristin is darker, more electronic, more glam – and basically more more on her debut Sub Pop album, X-Communicate. With Shana Falana. 8pm. $12.
READING: Mary Panza @ Restaurant Navona, Albany. Albany Poets Presents puts a spin on the typical poetry event in the local literary community by highlighting one poet every two months with an interview and Q&A session following the reading. 7pm.