1/10/19: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Greensky Bluegrass @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The genre-bending bluegrass adventurers kick off their tour in support of their album All for Money, which is due out next week on the band’s Big Blue Zoo label. With Circles Around the Sun. 7:30pm. $36.

COMEDY: Louis CK @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. The six-time Emmy Award winner is making a late-breaking Greater Nippertown appearance to try out new material. 8pm. $30. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Sean Kelly @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 25 years after starting his full fledged music career with The Samples, Sean Kelly continues to delight fans with music that transcends genres and age. Throughout his career, he’s been the driving influence of 20 albums and over a million records sold. 7pm. $30.

MUSIC: I/O Fest @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williamstown. Bearhoven presents new music for piano, bass and percussion, including the U.S. premiere of Sarah Hennies’ “Spectral Malsconcities” and Scott Wollschleger’s “American Dream.” 7:30pm. FREE

MUSIC: I/O Fest @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williamstown. Bearthoven and the Chamber Orchestra of Williams present music by Philip Glass, Scott Wollschleger and Sarah Hennies. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: True Grit Outlaws @ Parti Events & Banquet Hall, Troy. 5pm doors. $10. VIP $40 (includes catered dinner, open beer & wine bar, more)

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Across the Street Pub, Albany. 6pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Andy Pitz @ The Garage, Pittsfield. The veteran stand-up comedian offers his take on marriage, parenting and his own inadequacies. 7:30pm. $5.

MUSIC: Bobtown @ Colony, Woodstock. The NYC-based Americana band takes an unconventional approach to the tradition of folk. With Low Lily. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Super Dark Thursday @ River Street Pub, Troy. Featuring One Thru Ten and Fine Grain. 9:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Basket Case” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. A screening of Frank Henenlotter’s 1982 cult classic recently restored by the Museum of Modern Art. Movie critic Rex Reed declared, “This is the sickest movie ever made!” 7pm. $9.

MUSIC: Jeanne O’Connor Trio @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Half Step @ Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Bobby Motyl @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. 7pm.

MUSIC: RoseAnn Fino & the Move Over @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Neo-folk-rocker. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

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