11/8/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday (Election Day)

NOTE: In New York State, voting booths are open from 6am-9pm. If you’re in line by 9pm, you’re allowed to vote. In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, polls are open from 7am-8pm. If you’re in line by 8pm, you’re allowed to vote.

MUSIC: Anna & Elizabeth @ Caffe Lena at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs. The fab folk duo of Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth Laprelle bring traditional songs to life with sparse, atmospheric arrangements using guitar, banjo, fiddle and voices in close harmony, as they invite audiences to get close to their intimate multi-media shows… including crankies. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The eclectic group melds vintage jazz, acoustic blues, roots Americana and more into an absolutely delightful blend for the next lunchtime installment of the Music Hall’s monthly Music @ Noon concert series. 12noon. FREE.

THEATER: “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night! The stage musical based on the 1987 film that starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. 7:30pm. $30-$100. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Sonata Arctica @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. If Election Day has got you bangin’ your head against the wall, this is the place to be, soaking up the sounds of Finnish power metal. With Dark Tranquility co-headlining and support acts Swallow the Sun, Leaves Eyes, Omnium Gatherum, Enforcer and Starkill. 5pm. $35.

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

OPEN MIC/COMEDY: The Low Beat Comedy Open Mic @ the Low Beat, Albany. Who doesn’t need a good laugh this Election Day. With host Carlisle Carey and featured comedian Ed Smyth. 7:30pm sign-up; 8pm laughs.

FILM: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. And who are you sending to Washington? Did you vote yet? 7pm. $5.

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