1/11/19: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

MUSIC: Alex Skolnick Trio @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. The Testament guitar hero brings his Conundrum Tour to the Electric City. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox! @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The E Street Band/Tonight Show drummer and his other band play a concert of requests from the audience. 7:30pm. $55-$170. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Angelina Valente @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. 7pm.

MUSIC: Kung Fu @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Electro-fusion throwdown. With School Bus Yellow. 9pm.

MUSIC: “We Shall Overcome”: A Musical Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” @ The Egg, Albany. Created and produced by award-winning piano virtuoso Damien Sneed in honor of the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the concert showcases repertoire from across the African American musical traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven excerpts from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. 7:30pm. $28; children $14.

MUSIC: Peter Yarrow @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The legendary folksinger offers an evening of classic tunes that stretch from his days with Peter, Paul & Mary through his rich solo career. 8pm. $62. Also at 3pm Saturday. GO HERE to read more… UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: The John Menegon Quartet @ Senate Garage, Kingston. The band – featuring pianist John De Martino, vibraphonist Steve Nelson, bassist John Menegon and drummer Yoron Israel – pays tribute to the music of George Shearing with special guest vocalist Teri Roiger. 7:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Creepy Club @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Horse Apples, Glymmur and Raw Land. 6pm.

MUSIC: Phil Allen Quartet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. $2.

MUSIC: I/O Fest @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance, Williamstown. The I/O Ensemble, featuring pianist Daniel Schreiner, performs music by Natacha Diels, Sato Matsui, Dylan Schneider and Anna Thorvaldsdottir. 8pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of events…

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Mulligans @ the Low Beat, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Alyssa Yeager @ First Unitarian Universalist Society, Albany. A benefit for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. 7pm. $15-$20 donation suggested.

MUSIC: Rock Academy @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. The students perform a tribute to Stevie Nicks. 7pm. $20. Also at 7pm Saturday.

MUSIC: Fred Zepplin @ the Falcon Underground, Marlboro. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: The Music of Traffic @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Scott Petito’s band of Hudson Valley allstars pay tribute to Steve Winwood and the boys. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: “I’m Going to Graceland: Rev Tor & Friends Perform Paul Simon’s Classic Album” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. With Belle of the Fall. 8pm. $25. With pre-show entertainment at 6:30pm by Tom Corrigan in The Garage. 8pm. $25. GO HERE for more info…

EVENT: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! @ Proctors, Schenectady. America’s most beloved animal expert brings his three-time Emmy Award-winning television series to the live stage. 7:30pm. $20–$40.

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

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