2/28/19: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Steve Earle @ The Egg, Albany. He’s turned many musical corners – as a folk troubadour, a rockabilly raver, a contemplative bluesman, a honky-tonk rounder, a snarling rocker and a bluegrass practitioner. A definitive Americana artist who has won three Grammy Awards, he’ll perform music from all aspects of his illustrious career in this solo acoustic concert. 7:30pm. $35, $45 & $55.

ARTIST TALK: Chris Ware @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. The award-winning cartoonist, author and graphic novelist deliver the second annual Winter/Miller Lecture. 6pm. FREE. Book-signing at 5pm.

MUSIC: Nellie McKay @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The word “quirky” doesn’t even begin to describe this multi-talented keyboardist-singer-ukulele lady who’s been known to cover both Doris Day and Eminem. 7pm. $27. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Coheed & Cambria @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Maps and Atlases. 8pm. $33. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin & Jerry Marotta @ Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock. With Flav Martin. 8pm. $30. UPDATE: This show was originally slated for the Bearsville Theater…

MUSIC: Michael Bisio @ HiLo, Catskill. Solo acoustic bass. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Arkells @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 8pm. $16. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Miche Fambro @ Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Presented by Capital District Jazz. 7:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Wet Specimens @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. With Mystery Girls and Eternal Crimes. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Czech National Symphony Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Troy Chromatic Concerts presents the orchestra’s Bernstein Centennial Celebration Tour with conductor John Mauceri and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard. 7:30pm. $45 & $55.

MUSIC: Honey Slider @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. An acoustic set followed by a full band set. 7:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: Charlie & the Chocolate Factory @ Proctors, Schenectady. Yes, it’s the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous — and mysterious — factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few, and that includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. 1:30 & 8pm. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Jennifer Maidman Band @ Colony, Woodstock. With Cosmic American Derelicts. 8pm. $15.

TALK/MUSIC: Rochmon Record Club Listening Party @ The Linda, Albany. Chuck Vosganian presents a multi-media examination of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s classic album Deja Vu. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Wheel @ Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs. 8:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Zama” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Lucrecia Martel’s critically acclaimed feature film is screened, along with the short films “Sangre Seca” by Colectivo Los Ingrávidos and “Ch’u Mayaa” by Clarissa Tossin. 7pm. $6.

FILM: “Bisbee ’17” @ MASS MoCA’s Club B10, North Adams. A century-old episode of anti-union violence on the Arizona-Mexico border still resonates in this documentary film. 7pm. $9.

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