7/19/11: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

FAIR: Saratoga County Fair @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. Fried dough! Farm animals! Talents shows! Demolition derby! Pig races! What more could you ask for? 9am-12midnight daily through Sunday. $8.

MUSIC: Furthur @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Guitarist-vocalist Bob Weir and bassist Phil Lesh carry on the spirit, the music and the tradition of the Grateful Dead. 7pm. Reserved amphitheater tix are $39.50, $49.50 and $69.50; lawn general admission tix are $25.

THEATER: “Uptown Downtown” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s opening night for Leslie Uggams’ autobiographical revue. 7:30pm. $20-$75. Through Wednesday, July 31.

THEATER: “The Producers” @ Washington Park, Albany. It’s opening night for this summer’s Park Playhouse production directed by Michael LoPorto and starring Jason Marks and Jason Jacoby as those most unorthodox of Broadway producers, Bialystock and Bloom. Written by Mel Brooks about show biz voodoo economics with the show-stopping musical number, “Springtime for Hitler.” 8pm. Reserved seats $12, $14; hillside seating free.

TENNIS: The New York Sportimes @ UAlbany’s SEFCU Arena, Albany. The Sportimes (including Martina Hingis) face off against the Washington Kastles (including Serena Williams). 7:30pm. $29.50.

MUSIC: Americana Tuesdays @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Host band Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen welcome the return of the New Orleans-soaked Woody Pines for another roots rollicking night of music and fun. 8pm. $5.


The Sister City Jazz Ambassadors @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 6pm. FREE.
Winchester & Young @ Riverfront Park, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE.
The Stony Creek Band @ the Outdoor Entertainment Center, South Glens Falls. 6:30pm. FREE.
The Refrigerators @ the Brunswick Family Community Center, Brunswick. 6:30pm. FREE.
The TS Ensemble @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE.

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