ALBANY — The Capital Region Blues Network will present a performance by Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis at The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m.
While Ellis may speak no evil, he sings and plays with the conviction of, as Billboard wrote, “…a man possessed.” Over the course of 11 albums and thousands of live performances, he easily ranks as one of today’s most electrifying blues-rock guitarists and vocalists. He approaches his music with rock power and blues feeling, in the same tradition as his Deep South musical heroes Duane Allman and Freddie King and his old friends Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes.
Averaging over 150 live shows a year, Ellis has played throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and South America. He has shared stages with major blues stars including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Otis Rush, Willie Dixon, Son Seals, Koko Taylor and Albert Collins.
Tinsley will be joined by special guest 2 Blue, featuring guitarists/vocalists Amy Ryan and Richard Green, for this performance.
Tickets for the show are $15 each and are available for purchase online at www.eventbrite.com/e/tinsley-ellis-tickets-29822548044.
The Linda is located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Central Avenue (State Route 5) and Quail Street at 339 Central Ave.
For driving directions and parking information, visit www.thelinda.org/directions-parking/
TROY — Take a trip through our solar system without having to leave the planet or town!
SUNY Polytechnic’s Children’s Museum of Science and Technology (SUNY Poly CMOST) will hold “Journey Through the Solar System,” on Thursday, Jan. 19, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Blast off for a visual journey through our solar system. Students will learn about the relationships between the Earth, the sun and the rest of the solar system through hands-on activities and experiments with rockets during this science enrichment lab program.
Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. There is no additional cost to participate. General admission to the museum for members of the public is $5 per person ages 2 and older.
For more information or to register, call the museum at (518) 235-2120.
CMOST is located in the Rensselaer Technology Park (off of
U.S. Route 4) at 250 Jordan Rd. Driving directions are available online at www.cmost.org. Free parking is available on site.
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