6/4/15: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

June 4th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. It’s Day One of the four-day feat featuring moe., Railroad Earth, Marco Benevento, Planet of the Abts, Sons of Bill and the Dharma Bums. 4:30pm. $65. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC: The Bob Warren Trio @ Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. The Greenwich singer-songwriter has been recording and performing his original compositions since 1969, including his latest album, The Poet in Me. 7pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Colleen Pratt & Friends @ Jay Street, Schenectady. It’s the kick-off of the weekly Thursday lunchtime Jazz On Jay concert series. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

FILM: “Brotherly Love” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s the Local 518 premiere of the new film by writer/director and Schenectady native Jamal Hill. Starring Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Romeo Miller, Quincy Brown and Macy Gray, the film examines the hard-scrabble life in Philadelphia’s toughest neighborhood and the determination for a better life. Followed by a Q&A with Hill. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC: Caitlin Canty @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. The singer-songwriter rolls into town in support of her latest album, Reckless Skyline. 7pm.

MUSIC: Rival Galaxies @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Philly’s Science Club and Rochester’s Sexy Teenager. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Capital Underground Live @ Bombers Burrito Bar, Troy. Ralph Renna hosts the weekly Local 518 music showcase featuring the Paradox Saints, the Machina and Rocks & Water. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Beatin’ the Odds @ King Neptune’s Pub, Lake George. 9pm.

THEATER: “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Christopher Durang’s smash-hit Broadway comedy and winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play is a wacky nod to Chekhov. Directed by Chris Foster, the Nippertown premiere production stars Kris Anderson, Roseann Cane, Ryan Davis, Mary Darcy, Cori Irwin and Christina Reeves. 7:30pm. $24. Through Saturday, June 27. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Moonshine Holler @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. Appalachian roots music duo. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Abraham & the Groove @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. 9pm. $10.

THEATER: “Butler” @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. It’s the New England premiere of the uproariously funny, witty and very moving play based on actual events that changed the lives of over 10,000 slaves during the Civil War. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, June 13. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Tommy Verrigni @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Driving Miss Daisy” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Written by Alfred Uhry and directed by CarolLynn Langley, the warm and inviting play explores the universal issues of prejudice, aging and the sometimes surprising course that true friendship can take over the course of 25 years. 8pm. $16.