10/27/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Team of the Capital Region Benefit Concert @ The Egg, Albany. Featuring Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde, Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, Bronte Roman and Orquesta Sabor Caribe. 100% of the proceeds will be directed to humanitarian aid in Puerto Rico via Centro Civico. 7:30pm. $25, $35 & $45.
MUSIC: Cry Cry Cry @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The three singer-songwriters – Dar Williams, Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell – have revived their celebrated folk-pop collaboration for their first performances in 19 years. 8pm. $29, $38 & $48.
MUSIC: Primus @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Les Claypool and his band of merry musical pranksters return on their Ambushing the Storm Tour in support of their new concept album, The Desaturating Seven. 8pm. $29.50, $34.50, $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Willie Watson @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The former member of Old Crow Medicine Show steps into the spotlight in support of his sophomore solo album, Folksinger Vol. 2, produced by David Rawlings. With Suzanne Santo of HoneyHoney. 9pm. $20.
THEATER: “New World Order” @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Last chance! The inaugural production by the new Troy Foundry Theatre ensemble features six short plays by Harold Pinter directed by David Girard. 8pm. FREE.
THEATER: “The Rocky Horror Show” @ Berkshire Community College’s Boland Theater, Pittsfield. Director Matthew T. Teichner and the Town Players of Pittsfield put Frank-N-Furter & Friends live on stage with a live band. 8pm. $18; students & seniors $15. Through Sunday, October 29. GO HERE for more info…
PERFORMANCE: Mary Armentrout Dance Theater @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The promenading, cross-campus work-in-progress performance, Listening Creates an Opening is a new project integrating technology, history and the human body created by a San Francisco-based choreographer/performance artist Mary Armentrout, media artist Ian Winters and sound artist Evelyn Ficarra. 5pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Airplane Family & Friends with Live Dead & Riders ‘69 @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Featuring classic rock/jam band veterans Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead), Slick Aguilar (Jefferson Starship), Mark Karan (Rat Dog, the Other Ones), Mike Falzarano (Hot Tuna, New Riders of the Purple Sage), Robin Sylvester (Rat Dog) and Johnny Markowski (New Riders of the Purple Sage). 8pm. $25 & $50.
THEATER: “The Last Wife” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. The Northeast regional premiere of Kate Hennig’s modern take on Katherine Parr’s marriage to Henry VIII. WAM Theatre’s production is a funny, powerful examination of patriarchy, sexual politics and women’s rights. 7:30pm. $20-$40. Through Sunday, November 5.
MUSIC: The Williams Chamber Players @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. Featuring Olivier Messiaen’s towering “Quartet for the End of Time” (1941) with Joanna Kurkowicz, violin; Paul Green, clarinet; Nathaniel Parke, cello; and Doris Stevenson, piano. 8pm. FREE.
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