4/6/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday

April 6th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Phil Henry @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With the Ya Yas and Jory Nash. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Nellies @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A benefit concert for the Amanda’s Journey Foundation. With M.R. Poulopoulos. 2pm. $18.

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CABARET: Jim Dale @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Helsinki on Broadway cabaret series welcomes five-time Tony Award nominee (and Tony Award Best Actor winner for his role in “Barnum”) in his new one-man show, “Just Jim Dale,” directed by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. 7pm. $50.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Rock for a Cure:; Suzanne Norris Ferrara” @ Bootleggers on Broadway, Troy. With music from Brian Tiernan, David Moore, Legendary Losers, not an Airplane, Jimy Graham, Tommy Love, more. 1pm. $20 donation.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Sō Percussion @ Bard College’s Fisher Center, Annandale-On-Hudson. Joined by Bard Percussion and special guest Blair McMillen, the ensembles perform works by Kyle Gann, Steve Reich, John Cage, Daníel Bjarnason and Martin Bresnick. All ticket sales benefit the Conservatory’s Scholarship Fund. 3pm. $15 & $20.

THEATER: “Gypsy: A Musical Fable” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany.”Everything’s Coming Up Roses…” Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill directs the classic musical based on the memoirs of famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, featuring a cast of 23 from Broadway star Mary Callanan to local TV personality Benita Zahn. 2pm. $20-$65. Through April 13. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Schenectady Symphony Orchestra @ Proctors, Schenectady. Music Director Charles Schneider leads the orchestra in an extraterrestrial program that stretches from John Williams’ “Star Wars” to Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.” 3pm.

THEATER: “Rent Hair” @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. Written by Local 518 veteran singer-songwriter Sandy McKnight, this comic play is directed by Liv Cummins and stars Andrew Joffe, along with a cast of other regional actors. 2pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Michael T. Band @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The Hammond B3 groovemaster is joined by saxman Sal Giorgiani, guitarist Chris Vitarello and drummer Ernie Colon. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “A Piece of My Heart” @ Confetti Stage at the Albany Masonic Hall’s Fourth Floor Theater, Albany. Written by Shirley Lauro and directed by Linda Shirey, the play is based on the actual accounts of the diverse women who served our country in the Vietnam War. 2pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Willa McCarthy Band @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The former member of the Chris O’Leary Band brings own band back to the Falcon for a brunch session. 10am. Donations encouraged.