4/2/18: Today’s Top 10 Tips: Monday

MUSIC: L.A. Salami @ Caffé Lena, Saratoga Springs.The acclaimed British singer-songwriter makes his Greater Nippertown debut in advance of his upcoming sophomore album, The City of Bootmakers, slated for release next week. With Cat Clyde. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Between the Buried and Me @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The prog-metal faves roll into town in support of their new album, Automata I. With the Dear Hunter and Leprous. 7pm. $28.

MUSIC: Dennis Polisky & Maestro’s Men @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Celebrate Dyngus Day at the Van Dyck from 1-9pm with Polisky’s polka music beginning at 4pm. $12.

READING: Charles Frazier @ Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs. The National Book Award-winning author discusses his new book,” Varina,” with WAMC-FM’s Joe Donahue. 6pm. $5.

THEATER: “Southern Haunt” @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Studio Theatre, Albany. Kathryn Walat, playwright and UAlbany Theatre Program Assistant Professor, presents a staged reading of her play-in-progress, a spooky, sexy Southern gothic play set in Savannah. Following the reading by professional actors, the audience will be invited to share reactions with the playwright and director Portia Krieger. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Homegrown wry bluegrass. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Evil Sword @ Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga Springs. Philadelphia performance art/witch-punk cult music band. With Castle Black and Blood Blood Blood. 9pm. FREE.

JAM SESSION: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Led by guitarslinger Scotty Mac. 8pm. FREE.

TALK/FILM: “Lyd in Exile” @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. A work-in-progress screening and talk with documentary co-directors Sarah Friedland and Rami Younis, moderated by Skidmore’s Nurcan Atalan-Helicke. 6pm. FREE.

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