8/27/11: Today’s Tips: Saturday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Restoration Festival @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany. Day One of the two-day fest features Deer Tick and Titus Andronicus along with Steer, Alta Mira, the Red Lions, Barons in the Attic, Scientific Maps and Railbird. 1pm. $30; two-day tix $40. Related story.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: 51BassCamp @ Solid Rock Ranch, Northville. Jam band and electronic dance music fest featuring Break Science, the Dark Flow, DVS, Dirty Paris and lots more. 12noon. $60. Related story.

SHOPPING: Record & CD Blowout @ WBCR-LP, Great Barrington. Big sale of vinyl and CDs to benefit the non-profit radio station. 10am-4pm. FREE admission. Related story.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Albany LatinFest @ Washington Park, Albany. Latin music, dance, food, arts and more. Featuring Tito Rojas, Tony Swing and more. 11am. FREE. Related story.

THEATER/COMEDY/MUSIC: “The 1911 Vaudeville Show” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Starring Laura Roth, “Uncle Floyd” Vivino and Michael T. Wright. To borrow a catch phrase from Charlie Wood’s Gaslight Village, “It’s yesterday’s fun today.” 8pm. $25. Also at 2pm on Sunday. Related story.

MUSIC: Hair of the Dog @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. THE after-Travers party… 8pm. $13. Related story.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bluestock Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. UPDATE: New schedule due to Sunday’s cancellation – the Robert Cray Band at 12noon; Buddy Guy at 1:30pm. All other performances moved indoors. 12noon. $70. Related story.

DANCE: The John Jasperse Company @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. A work-in-progress presentation of “Canyon,” Jasperse’s latest evening-length work, which will premier at the Philly Live Arts Festival next month. With music by Hahn Rowe, visual design by Tony Orrico and lighting design by James Clotfelter. 8pm. $15.

ROLLER DERBY: The Hellions of Troy @ Rollarama Skating Center, Schenectady. Troy’s roller derby gals face off against the Boston B Party. 7pm. $12 at the door; $3 for kids under 12. Related story.

MUSIC: Arch Stanton Quintet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs. Post-Travers jazz. 9pm. Related story.

MUSIC: Folding Sky @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Q, Troy. Thinking man’s blues-rockers. 10pm. FREE. Related story.

MUSIC: Sympahthy for Achilles @ the Bayou Cafe, Albany. Young rockers. 8pm. FREE.

THEATER: Kidz Theater @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam. The NYC-based theater troupe presents “Broadway Through the Ages.” 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Nick Annis @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Singer-songwriter-storyteller. 8pm. $17.

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