5/8/11: Today’s Tips: Sunday

May 8th, 2011, 9:00 am by Greg


FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany. Blotto, Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, Bryan Thomas, Marrakesh Express, Rodeo Barons, more. 11am-6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Blind Boys of Alabama @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. It’s a very special gospel brunch affair celebrating not only Mother’s Day, but also Helsinki’s first anniversary in Hudson. With the Shiloh Baptist Church Gospel Choir opening. 2pm. $45.

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MUSIC: The Sun Mountain Fiddler Band @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. Dick Solberg rosins up his bow… 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Paul Quigley @ Quintessence, Albany. Classical guitar. 11am. FREE.

THEATER: The O Solo Mama Mia Festival @ Russell Sage College’s James L. Meader Theatre, Troy. “Performing Therapy” performed by Camilla Schade and “Paris 1890-Unlaced!” 2pm. $25; students $15.

MUSIC: Amazing Taiwan Music @ The Egg, Albany. In celebration of Taiwanese American Heritage Week, the Taiwanese American Cultural Society of the Capital District presents performances by The Chairman, ciacia, Suming, Ayugo and Yangui Yasiyungu. 7pm. FREE but tix required. Call (518) 785-5964.

MUSIC: Zack Cohen @ the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Albany. Classical guitar music of Spain, Brazil and Cuba. 3pm. FREE.