12/29/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

MUSIC: Michael Jerling @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. It’s the CD release party for the veteran Spa City’s singer-songwriter’s new album, Family Recipes. Jerling will be joined by Tony Markellis, Teresina Huxtable and Orion Kribs. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: Rick Danko Birthday Celebration @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Professor Louie & The Crowmatix team up with the Woodstock Horns to celebrate the music of The Band’s Rick Danko. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: State Champs @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Formed in 2010 by vocalist Derek DiScanio and guitarist Tyler Szalkowski at the helm, Albany’s State Champs have become major players in the world of pop-punk, helping define the shape of the genre for a new generation of fans. And their latest album, Living Proof (released in June), cemented their status. With A Will Away, Save Face and Young Culture. 6:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Powerhouse vocalist Arleigh Kincheloe leads the band in support of her acclaimed new album, Gold. With the National Reserve. 8pm. $35 & $55. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Lou Gramm @ Proctors, Schenectady. The longtime voice of Foreigner steps into the spotlight. 8pm. $29.50–$69.50. GO HERE for more info…

COMEDY: Joel McHale @ Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center, Schenectady. The famed comedian and actor has had numerous TV and movie roles, including the popular comedy series “Community,” E! Network’s “The Soup” and the hit movie “Ted.” 8pm. $40, $50, $60 & $70.

MUSIC: Mixed Roots @ Franklin Alley Social Club, Troy. The reggae/Afrobeat band supplies the soundtrack as Troy’s back-alley retro bar celebrates its first anniversary. 8pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. Adam Mamawala headlines the laugh-filled evening in support of his debut album, One of the Good Ones. 8pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Danielia Cotton @ Colony, Woodstock. The gutsy NYC-based singer-songwriter makes a Woodstock stop in support of her album, The Mystery of Me. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Big Takeover @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Upstate New York’s premier ska-reggae outfit brings their Jamaican riddims in support of the band’s third album, Children of the Rhythm. With Root Shock, fronted by Jessica Brown. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Major Nino @ the Low Beat, Albany. Psych-folk/hip-hop. With the Real Mike Wilson and a DJ set from Raisi K. Mobele. 9pm. $5.

WORKSHOP: The New Modern Drummer Drum Clinic/Workshop @ Rocky’s Music Studio, North Greenbush. Featuring not one, but two of today’s brightest new drumming stars – Mike Dawson and and Siros Vaziri. 4pm. $20.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $12.

MUSIC: Ramblers Home @ Gug’s, Glens Falls. With Jockimo Brown and DJ Griffbot. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Goner @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Hardcore grind-metal outta Syracuse. With Sun Flo’er and D.B. Cooper. 8:30pm. $7.

MUSIC: Deb Cavanaugh @ the Beer Diviner, Petersburgh. With Phil Merens. 6pm. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Dr. Jah & the Love Prophets @ Parish Public House, Albany. With Half Step. 9pm.

MUSIC: Thee Mr. E Band @ Bourbon Street, Schenectady. 6pm.

MUSIC: Damn the Torpedoes @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. Tom Petty tribute band. 8pm. $20 & $30.

MUSIC: Lindsey Webster @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Contemporary R&B singer. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Spoiler @ TJ’s Flightline Pub, Glenville.

GO HERE for the latest info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

1 Comment
  1. Timothy says

    the beer diviner show might be cancelled

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