9/13/14: Today’s Tips: Saturday

September 13th, 2014, 8:17 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Featuring music by Manuel Valera’s New Cuban Express, Cyrille Aimee’s Gypsy Jazz Quintet, Sexmob and the Anat Cohen Quartet. 1pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule… UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, today’s fest has been moved to the rain location at the Lake George High School auditorium. Admission is still FREE…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany. Featuring music by the Weeks, Slaptop, Wild Adriatic, Northern Faces, Royal Bangs, Broods, Terraplane Sun. Music starts at 1pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

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FESTIVAL/ART/MUSIC: Groundswell @ Olana State Historic Site, Hudson. A one-day-only award-winning event featuring site-specific performances and works in sound, installation, broadcast and movement, all reflecting on the breathtaking viewshed and environmental concerns. Works by Kenseth Armstead, William Basinski, Steve Bull, Jane Carver, Ellen Driscoll, Michael Garofalo, Mckendree Key, Hélène Lesterlin, Jack Magai, Man Forever, Bryan Zimmerman and more. 2-6pm. $30; $10 students; FREE ages 12 & under. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Richard Barone @ the Low Beat, Albany. Formerly with new wave popsters the Bongos, the singer-songwriter-rocker makes his Low Beat debut. With Bell’s Roar. 8pm. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/ART/MUSIC: Art in the Park @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Visual artists from throughout Nippertown exhibit their original artworks plus music by Ashley Sofia, Alice Oldfather & Sean Madden (of the Canjo 10’s) and Michael Jerling. 10am-4pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Grand Point North @ Waterfront Park, Burlington. Featuring Swale, Rayland Baxter, the War On Drugs, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Lucius, Lake Street Dive and lots more on two stages. Music starts at 3:15pm. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. Featuring Emish, Screaming Orphans, Black 47, Shilelagh Law, Scythian, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Solas, Shadowlands, Get Up Jack, Rakish Paddy, the McKrells, Frank Jaklitsch, Three Irish Voices and lots more.
Music starts at 11:45am. $25; FREE children ages 12 and under. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC: Mirk @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. it’s the official PearlPalooza after-party. With Rivals Galaxies. 9pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Quiet Electricity” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. A reading of a new play by Michael Raver. 7:30pm. $10.

ROLLER DERBY: The Hellions of Troy @ Rollarama Skate Center, Schenectady. The Hellion gals take on the Hudson Valley Horrors. 7pm. $12; $3 for ages 12 & under.

MUSIC: Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A nod to American traditional music, while boldly taking their own songs in new directions with distinct vocals, tight harmonies, instrumental expertise and creative arrangements. 8pm. $16.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza Convention Hall, Albany. Featuring Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, Brenda K. Starr, Jose “El Canario” Alberto. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of performances…

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Jim Malcolm @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. The ultimate Scots folk troubadour with guitar and harmonica. 8pm. $20; $5 children 12 & under.

MUSIC: Los Elk @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 10pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Cassandra: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. A concert performance of the new sung-through musical written, composed and produced by Schenectady native, Patrick Longo. 2 & 8pm. $36 & $42.

MUSIC: The Chris Dukes Band @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

FILM: The Asbury Short Film Concert @ the Linda, Albany. The best in classic and contemporary short films – from comedy to drama to outstanding animation. 8pm.

FILM: “The Anonymous People” @ the Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. A documentary film about Americans living in long-term recovery. 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Sonic Ascent @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With William Hale. 9pm.