9/28/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Robbie Fulks @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The alt-country singer-songwriter has a wealth of material to draw from with 13 albums to his credit, including his latest, the Grammy nominated Upland Stories on BloodShot Records. 7pm. $24.

MUSIC: Brad Terry @ the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Capital District Jazz the acclaimed clarinetist-whistler with guitarist Mark Kleinhaut and bassist John Menegon. 7:30pm. $15. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Kenny Garrett Quintet @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williamstown. The Grammy Award-winning saxophonist brings the jazz along with bassist Corcoran Holt, percussionist Rudy Bird, drummer Marcus Baylor and pianist Vernell Brown. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Qristina & Quinn Bachand @ Crandall Public Library’s Folklife Center, Glens Falls. The Live! Folklife concert series continues with the acoustic duo. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Cowboy Junkies @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. With their quiet, Velvet Underground-influenced drone-rock combined with a rootsy, country-folk approach, the Cowboy Junkies were one of the original bands to give birth to No Depression, Americana and/or alt-country. 8pm

ART/MUSIC: September in the City Art Fair @ DiNapoli Park, Albany. Featuring music by Ragliacci. 11:30am. FREE.

MUSIC: Mike Kelley @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 6pm.

ARTIST TALK: Joachim Schmid and Sarah Sweeney @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. A discussion between the German artist and the Skidmore art professor, both of whom utilize found photography in their artwork. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Cloud Lifter @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

MUSIC: Corey Harris @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The powerful singer and accomplished guitarist has carved out his own niche in blues. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “Sex With Strangers” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Stephen Nachamie directs Laura Eason’s smart, digital-age dramedy about a pair of writers snowbound in a bed & breakfast. Starring Jenny Strassburg and Ben Williamson. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, October 15.

MUSIC: BoyGoFast @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Drishti. 7pm. $5.

ARTS WALK: DownStreet Art @ various locations, North Adams. Featuring the American Magic-Lantern Theater, Marafanyi Drum, Dance & Song, House Sparrow, Chad Tarves Music and 8 Foot River. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Ben Sollee & Kentucky Native @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. If you missed the forward-thinking cellist and his newgrass-centric band at The Egg on Monday or the Iron Horse Music Hall on Tuesday or the Hollow on Wednesday, you’ll have one more chance tonight as Greater Nippertown’s Ben Sollee Week comes to a close. 8pm. $16.

MUSIC: Marc Delgado & Wounded Knee @ Table 41 Brewing, Cohoes. 6pm.

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. SLOC opens the fall season with the Tony Award-winning musical, directed by Peter Caracappa. 8pm. $22-$28. Through Sunday, October 1.

MUSIC: Continental @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Candy Ambulance and Asa Morris & the Mess. 8pm. $10.

FILM: “Telepathic Improvisation” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Berlin-based artistic duo Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz screen their new film and discuss their work with EMPAC curator Victoria Brooks. 7pm. $6. GO HERE for more info…

TALK: “A Thousand Splendid Suns: Turning a Novel into an Opera Libretto” @ the Hudson Area Library, Hudson. Composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos discuss the process of transforming Khaled Hosseini’s novel into an opera. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Liquid Stranger @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Manic Focus and Luzoid. 8pm. $20.

COMEDY: Dov Davidoff @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. 7:30pm. $12. Through Saturday.

MUSIC: Deb Cavanaugh @ the Honest Weight Food Co-op, Albany. Part of the Honest Beets series. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Outlet @ Colony, Woodstock. The trio of Bob Windbiel, Steve Rust and Harvey Sorgen. 8pm. $5.

THEATER: “Rent” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A Staging Youths’ Future Inc. production. 7pm. $20. Through Friday, September 29.

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ Carson’s Woodside Tavern, Malta. 7pm.

MUSIC: aCoustiK @ the Eden Cafe, Loudonville. 9pm.

CONCERT ON FILM: “Black Sabbath: The End of the End” @ the Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Chronicling the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal, concluding on February 4, 2017, in Birmingham, England, the city where it all began. 7pm. $15.

FILM: “Eames: The Architect & The Painter” @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Though Charles and Ray Eames are best known for their ubiquitous furniture and the signature innovation of the classic Eames chair, this documentary shows them applying the same process of inquiry to architecture, exhibitions and their quirky, beautiful films. 6:30pm.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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