1/18/19: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Rufus Wainwright @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. His singular artistry encompasses the worlds of rock, opera, theater, dance and film, performs a solo concert featuring music from his entire songbook that has established him as one of the most celebrated and original voices of his generation. With his sister Lucy Wainwright Roche. 8pm. $45.
MUSIC: Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. This North Carolina gal attended Skidmore College several years back and used to wow us at open mic. Now she’s a bona fide Americana star on the rise! Her laid-back, happy, honest and entertaining Americana is a genuine crowd-pleaser. 8pm. $22.
MUSIC: Kevin Henderson @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. The Scottish fiddler from the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc is joined by Neil Pearlman on piano. 7:30pm. $25; $12 for youth ages 13–18; $5 for children 12 & under.
MUSIC: The Alchemystics @ The Garage, Pittsfield. Fueled by their passion to explore beyond traditional musical boundaries, The Alchemystics blend reggae, hip-hop, soul and rock into modern-day roots music with global appeal creating a powerful and unmistakable sound. 8pm. $10. GO HERE for more info…
THEATER: American Girl Live @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. A new musical stage production features favorite American Girl characters at sleepaway camp as they share their dreams, follow their hearts, and learn the power of friendship through story and song. 7pm. $25 & $35.