11/24/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The Troy troubadour plays a Thanksgiving weekend homecoming concert. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Marcus King Band @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. They made their Greater Nippertown a year ago opening for Twiddle at the Palace. They returned this summer to open for the Tedeschi Trucks Band at SPAC. Now, following the release of their debut album, Carolina Confessions, they’re returning once again for their Local 518 headlining debut. With Ida Mae. 8pm. $22 & $27. UPDATE: This concert is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. It’s the second show of a two-night stand, as the band mixes up acoustic blues, vintage jazz, swing, folk and Americana. 8pm. $24.

MUSIC: Disco Biscuits @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The second show of a two-night stand. 7pm. $42.50.

MUSIC: The Watkins Glen Concert @ The Egg, Albany. A tribute to the 1973 Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, but instead of the Allman Brothers Band, The Band and the Grateful Dead, this concert features Live at The Fillmore, The Last Waltz Live and Dead on Live. 7pm. $29.50. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled…

COMEDY: Gilbert Gottfried @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Aflaaaaaaac! 8pm. $30.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque @ Hudson Harbor Steak & Seafood House, Albany. The longest running monthly burlesque variety show on the East Coast presents the return of Evil Dan as host for “The Shake & Bake Post-Thanksgiving Burlesque Show.” 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $13.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Handel’s Messiah Sing @ the First Congregational Church, Great Barrington. The Berkshire Bach Society presents its annual Messiah Sing with instrumental ensemble, professional singers and Frank Nemhauser conducting. Come sing the “hallelujahs” and all your favorite choruses, and you get to sing the solos, too. Bring your own scores or borrow ours. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Reel Big Fish @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. It’s the Tickle My Tiki TOURch. With Ballyhoo! and We Are the Union. 8pm. $23.

COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. Featuring Andy Sandford. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Three Quarter North @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. It’s the latest installment of the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series. 7pm. $6.

COMEDY: Erin Harkes @ Fort Orange Brewing Co., Albany. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Failure to Adapt @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Social Q and Memory of Me. 8pm.

MUSIC: Cute Is What We Aim For @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. With Makeout, Minshara, Brightside, Logan Carpenter and Subtleties. 6pm. $20.

THEATER: “4 by Ives” @ Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Woodstock. Performing Arts of Woodstock presents a quartet of one-act comedies penned by David Ives and directed by Lora Lee Ecobelli. 8pm. $23; students/seniors $20. Through Sunday, December 2.

MUSIC: Scumdog Millionaire$ @ Parish Public House, Albany. The Disco Biscuits after-party band features Rob Compa (Dopapod), Adrian Tramontano (Kung Fu), Beau Sasser (Kung Fu) and Justin Henricks (Wurliday). 11:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Tommy @ the Strand Theater, Hudson Falls. A concert version of The Who’s classic rock opera featuring the Hudson River Music Hall House Band and guest vocalists. 8pm. $10

MUSIC: The Marc Black Band @ Colony, Woodstock. A Thanksgiving weekend tradition with Marc Black and his band – Warren Bernhardt (keyboards), Amy Fradon (vocals), Eric Parker (drums), Don Davis (horns) and Mike Esposito (bass). 8pm. $20.

COMEDY: Kurt Metzger @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. One of the most talented writers and stand-up comedians today, he started in the Philly scene with Kevin Hart and Big Jay Oakerson before moving up to New York, where he performs regularly at New York’s top comedy clubs, including Stand Up NY, Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club and the famed Comedy Cellar. With Annie Lederman. 7:30 & 9:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Anal Warhead @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. It’s reunion time. With Male Patterns and Early Grabs. 8pm. $7.

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  1. Val Haynes says

    Much gratitude throughout the years for all the support you’ve shown Lonesome Val; however, nothing can compete with my thanks for Pachelbel’s Chicken!

  2. Santa says

    Holiday Giveaway – Win 2 tickets to a concert at Cohoes Music Hall.

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