9/7/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday

September 7th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: John Hammond & G. Love @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The two bluesmen reach across the generations for a benefit concert to raise funds for Caffe Lena. 7pm. $35, $47 & $75. GO HERE for more info and interview…

MUSIC: Demi Lovato @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Yeah, she’s come a long way since “Barney & Friends”… With Christina Perri and MKTO. 7pm. $19.50, $29.50, $49.50 & $69.50.

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MUSIC: The Miro Sprague Quintet @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. In support of his new album, Blue Dreaming, jazz pianist-composer Miro Sprague is joined by Josh Johnson (alto sax), Eric Miller (trombone), Marty Jaffe (bass) and Paul Wiltgen (drums). 1pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Charlie Daniels Band @ HITS-On-the-Hudson, Saugerties. Gates open at 8pm with championship equestrian events and fall harvest food fest events throughout the day followed by the concert at 5pm. $25; FREE children 12 and under.

MUSIC: OV Dust @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Vile Tyrant and Enthauptung. 7pm.

THEATER: “Failing Forward: A Bluesical” @ the Falcon, Marlboro. A theatrical production heavy on music – rock, soul, blues, and Broadway – about second chances. Ken Kirsh, the show’s composer, describes it this way: “If Adele and John Mayer had a baby, got divorced, and Louis CK raised it in the theater district… it’s kinda like that.” 7pm. Donation encouraged.