8/13/13: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Q-Ruption Is Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed And Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers and many more! 2:30pm. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of performances…

FAIR: The Altamont Fair @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. It’s Day One of Nippertown’s largest annual summer fair with racing pigs, a lumberjack show, frisbee-catching dog show, fried dough, the midway and music by Bobby Stillwell, the hip-hop group S.K.A.T.E., the Jonny Hirsch Band, Danielle Parente and more… Gates open at 10am; midway opens at 12noon. $15. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: String of Pearls @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The fab NYC jazz vocal trio features Holli Ross, Sue Halloran and Saratoga’s own Jeanne O’Connor, accompanied by Peg Delaney, Pete Toigo and Sam Zucchini. 7pm. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.

MUSIC: The Lustre Kings @ Brunswick Family Community Center, Brunswick. Revved-up rockabilly. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Stony Creek Band @ the Outdoor Entertainment Center, South Glens Falls. In support of their brand new album, The Stony Creek Band Live! 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. It’s all about the blues. Sugar Ray’s voice combines the roadhouse grit of Muddy Waters with a lonesome desperation all his own. 7pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Cal Folger Day @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Zan Strumfeld.

MUSIC: Davyd Booth & the Wister Quartet @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Booth joins the Wister Quartet and pianist André-Michel Schub, as he displays his multi-faceted skills on both violin and piano. The program features Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet, Schubert’s Fantasia in f minor for Piano Four Hands and Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in D Major. 8pm.

THEATER: “Menopause: The Musical” @ The Egg, Albany. 7:30pm. $31.25, $41.25, $51.25. Also 7:30pm Wednesday.

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Carmine Dio @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Triskele @ Cook Park, Colonie. Acoustic Irish music. 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Rick Bolton, Sheri Nolan, Arlin Greene & Luke McNamee @ Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. 7:15pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tom Corrigan @ the Lion’s Den, Stockbridge. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Gryphon Trio @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon, cellist Roman Borys and pianist Jamie Parker will play not only classic pieces like Haydn’s Piano trio in A major Hob. XV: 18 and Ravel’s Trio in A minor, but also Two Tangos by Piazzolla and a commissioned multi-media piece, Old Photograph by Christos Hatzis. 8pm. $25; $10 students.

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