4/14/13: Today’s Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: The Flatlanders @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely and Butch Hancock – acoustic. With Joe Pug. 8pm. $38.

MUSIC: Deerhoof @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Their new EP is called We Do Parties. And they’re not lyin’… With People Get Ready. 7pm. $13.

MUSIC: The Joy Formidable @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Teen Spirit and Ribs. 7:30pm. $15.

CANINE THEATER: Stunt Dog Experience @ Proctors, Schenectady. High-energy excitement, daring acrobatic feats, amazing tricks and a talented cast of more than a dozen furry performers. 3:30 & 6:30pm. $25; ages 17 & under $15.

MUSIC: Jazz Appreciation Month Concert @ Proctors’ Robb Alley, Schenectady. Jam session with the Dylan Canterbury Quintet and Keith Prayโ€™s Soul Jazz Revival. Tim Coakley will also be presented with his Jazz Hero honors. 3pm. FREE. More info here…

READING: The Word Fest Kick-Off Party @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. The initial launch of the annual week-long celebration of poetry in Nippertown. Also the launch of Albany’s new poetry/arts magazine Up the River. Readings by A.C. Everson, Carol Graser, Carolee Sherwood, Cecele Kraus, Dan Wilcox, Ken Denberg, Roberta Gould, Sally Rhodes, Victoria Sullivan, Mark Oโ€™Brien, Darcy Smith, Glenn Werner and more. 6pm.

MUSIC: B.B. King @ the College of Saint Rose Massry Center, Albany. The Massry celebrates its fifth anniversary with gala concert featuring the King of the Blues. UPDATE: This show is sold out.

MUSIC: Skidmore Small Jazz Ensemble @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Hey Ice Machine @ the Bayou Cafe, Albany. Best band name of the week. With the North & South Dakotas and MaryLeigh. UPDATE: This show is scheduled for Thursday (April 18).

THEATER/MUSIC: “Nice Girl” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Singer-songwriter, radio host, author and professor Jill Carey Michaels performs her one-woman show. 2pm. $10 in advance; $12 at the door. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled.

THEATER: “Peter Pan” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Even at the age of 60, former gymnast Cathy Rigby has still gotta crow… 2pm. $20, $35, $45, $50, $60 & $70.

FILM: “Sound City” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. 7:30pm. Directed by Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, it’s a love letter to the fabled San Fernando Valley recording studio. 3pm. $7; students $5.

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