5/3/14: Today’s Tips: Saturday

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Soundout: The Music of Pete Seeger” @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. A birthday tribute to the late great Pete Seeger and a benefit for the Woodstock Day School and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater. Hosted by Happy Traum with Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Josh Ritter, David Amram, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Amy Helm and many others. 8pm. $25, $40 & $50.

MUSIC: Todd Park Mohr @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The band-leader, singer and guitarist for the rock group Big Head Todd & the Monsters steps out on his own. 9pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Darren Lyons Group @ Red Square, Albany. The NYC-based jazz/fusion quartet roars into town in support of their new album, Evil Genius, produced by David Sancious. With Doctor Magnum. 9pm. $10. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Ani DiFranco @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The prolific and stridently indie singer-songwriter and self-proclaimed “little folksinger” returns. 8pm. $29, $49 & $79.

MUSIC: Pete Seeger’s Birthday Party Sing-Along @ the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady’s Whisperdome, Schenectady. A Place for Folk offers a birthday tribute concert hosted by Wanda Fisher with George Ward, Addie & Olin-Unleashed!, Sybil Allyson & Mark Smith and Randy Jennings. 7pm. FREE, donations requested.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The open-hearted songman will be joined by Michael Eck on mandolin, Bobby Long on lead guitar and Kathy Quinlan on bass for this benefit concert for Shaker Veterinary Hospital’s Save-A-Pet Fund. Opener Irish singer Alan Haughney opens the show. 8pm. $18.

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THEATER: Andrew Dawson’s “Space Panorama” @ MASS MoCA’s Club B-10, North Adams. Sirector-choreographer Andrew Dawson presents a hypnotic solo recreation of the Apollo 11 moon landing — using only his hands. Accompanied by dramatic narration and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. 11:30am. $5.

MUSIC: Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes @ Taste, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Albany Pro Musica @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Guest conductor Sara Jobin leads the chorus and a full orchestra through Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem. 6:30pm onstage talk; 7:30pm concert. $25 & $35.

COMEDY: Miranda Sings @ The Egg, Albany. An evening with Miranda Sings – a night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail and never-before-seen videos. 7pm. $26–$50.

MUSIC: Jay Collins & the Kings County Band @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Featuring guitarist Scott Sharrard and special guest Connor Kennedy. With the Chris Bergson Band, and a jam with all musicians at the end of the evening. 8pm. $25 & $40.

MUSIC: The Epidemic @ the Low Beat, Albany. Celebrating today’s grand opening of Nippertown’s newest record store, Noise Annoys. With Scuzz and Wet Dream. 8pm.

MUSIC: Dao Jones @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. In celebration of his new release, The 100 Years EP, rapper Dao Jones steps up to the mic at Putnam Den.3). With Don Marko, A.M.J. and High Def. 8pm. $1 (yhat’s right, $1); $10 if under 21. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER/FUNDRAISER: “Tennessee Williams: Straight Up… and Salted with a Twist of Durang” @ Athens Cultural Center, Athens. Blue Horse Repertory Company presents an ensemble performance of three short works by the two playwrights, framed by Mr. Williams’ observations about life, art and the nature of the creative spirit. Directed by Andrea Cunliffe and performed by Judy Allen, Elizabeth Breslin, Lora Lee Ecobelli, Bob Hanley, Byron Nilsson, James Occhino, Sam Reilly and Nancy Rothman. 7:30pm. $10; $8 seniors & students.

RECORD CONVENTION: Hudson Valley Record Riot @ the American Legion Hall, Beacon. 11am-5pm. $3.

MUSIC: Dance Gavin Dance @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Capture the Crown, Palisades, Beach Blond and All That We Know. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Born Loose @ the Half Moon Hudson. One of Brooklyn’s best punk bands, fronted by Larry May, formerly of punk rock thugs the Candy Snatchers. With the Jacked Bennies. Doors open at 9pm. $6.

THEATER: “All My Sons” @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. It’s Miller time! Arthur Miller, that is. As Curtain Call Theatre’s production of “The Price” comes to a close today (Saturday, May 3), ACT opens “All My Sons” directed by Aaron Holbritter. 7:30pm. $15; $10 students. Through May 18.

MUSIC: Black Mountain Symphony @ Harmony Music, Woodstock. 9:30pm.

MUSIC: Marshall Crenshaw @ the Falcon, Marlboro. Quite simply one of America’s finest pop song crafters, and an under-rated guitarist, too. 8pm. FREE; donations encouraged.

COMEDY: Chris Roach @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. With Dennis Rooney. 8:30pm. $15.

FILM: “Finding Vivian Maier” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. An intriguing documentary about the discovery of the work of an unknown street photographer who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later. Also at Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, at 7pm. Through Monday.

MUSIC: Alex Torres y su Orquesta @ the Mine, Saratoga Springs. 10:30pm.

MUSIC: Capital Zen @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Fall Before Walking. 8pm.

ROLLER DERBY: Albany All Stars Roller Derby @ the Washington Avenue Armory, Albany. 7pm. $12; $4 kids under 12.

THEATER: “Boeing Boeing” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Swinging ’60s bachelor Bernard attempts to juggle three stewardess/girlfriends in this farce. 8pm. $23-$26. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Sontag Shogun @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. A Brooklyn-based piano, electronics and tape loops project. With Aaron Martin and Patrick Higgins. 8pm. $7.

DANCE: “Carmina Burana” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Performed by the Albany Berkshire Ballet. 7:30pm. $28; $13 students.

MUSIC: Joe Ramsey @ Sweet Basil’s, Queensbury. Award-winning Elvis tribute artist. With Betsy & the ByeGons. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Cuboricua @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. A night of salsa dancing to the seven-piece band featuring the rhythms and melodies of the Caribbean. 8pm.

MUSIC: Gratefully Yours @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 9pm.

MUSIC: Will Foley @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Lake. 7pm.

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