1/19/18: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

MUSIC: Rachael & Vilray @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The duo of Rachael Price (of Lake Street Dive) and Vilray bring their vintage, mid-20th century jazzy pop sounds. 9pm.

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ the Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. Raisin’ a rollickin’ roots-music ruckus with a jug, washboard, mandolin, banjo and guitar. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Khalif Neville @ the Low Beat, Albany. The keyboardist-composer (and son of saxman Charles Neville) brings a bit of jazz to the Low Beat. With The Mish. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Wild Adriatic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The rockers show off their acoustic side. 8pm. $20. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line @ The Linda, Albany. The singer-songwriter heads into Albany in support of her latest album, Champion. 8pm. $20.

FILM/MUSIC: “Analog Dreams: The Art of Brian Dewan” @ Time + Space Ltd., Hudson. Anew documentary film about multi-media artist Brian Dewan, who takes us on an intimate and humorous journey around Catskill as he performs, muses on life, and prepares one of his signature filmstrips for a screening. Followed by a musical performance by Dewan and a Q&A with the film’s director Keif Roberts. 7pm. $7.

MUSIC: Susan Werner @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. The singer-songwriter-instrumentalist performs music from her newest release, An American in Havana, a stunning collection of songs inspired by her recent travels to Cuba. With Mundo Nuevo. 7:30pm. $28; $40 Gold Circle.

THEATER: “The Tarnation of Russell Colvin” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. A one-man tour de force about a local, real-life murder mystery. Written and performed by Oliver Wadsworth. Directed by Kirk Jackson. 7:30pm. $30; seniors $25; students $15. Through Sunday, January 28.

MUSIC: Popa Chubby @ The Van Dyck, Schenectady. The blues-rockin’ behemoth returns in support of his latest album, Two Dogs. 7 & 9pm. $23.

MUSIC: Carolyn Wonderland @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Following her show at the Massry Center for the Arts last week, the Texas blues-rocker heads to Woodstock. 8pm. $25 & $35.

MUSIC: Running the River @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 7pm.

THEATER: “Jesus Christ Superstar” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. It’s opening night! Trish Scott-Dembling directs and choreographs Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic rock musical. 8pm. $18, $22, $24 & $28. Through Sunday, January 28.

MUSIC: Jeanine Ouderkirk Quartet @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

MUSIC: William Hale @ Gug’s, Glens Falls. With Dryer. 10pm.

MUSIC: The Ryan Leddick Trio @ Savoy Taproom, Albany. With Fort Vine. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Pete International Airport @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. Featuring members of the Dandy Warhols, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Hopewell and more. With Frankenstein 3000 and Guiding Light. 8pm. $15.

COMEDY: Erin Harkes @ Albany Curling Club, Albany. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Seven Spires @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Mordwolf and Frozen Sun. 8:30pm. $8.

MUSIC: 7th Squeeze @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9pm. FREE.

THEATER: One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Eight short original plays by Greater Nippertown playwrights all based on the theme of “cold.” 8pm. $18; under age 18 $10. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ Thirsty Owl Outlet and Wine Garden, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm.

MUSIC/PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Albany Shindig! @ First Congregational Church, Albany. The hybrid concert/community dance series continues with a Scottish Ceilidh with the Walker Family Band. 7pm.

MUSIC: Completely Different @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Wizard of Oz” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes.

COMEDY: Chad Prather @ Proctors, Schenectady. The pick-up pundit comes to Proctors. 7:30pm. $25-$75.

MUSIC: Greasy Fingers Band @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. 8pm.

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