7/13/15: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

July 13th, 2015, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Dale Watson & His Lone Stars @ The Linda, Albany. In support of his new album, Call Me Insane on Red House Records, the Austin honky-tonk legend and country music maverick returns to town to transform WAMC-FM’s performance space into a genuine Texas roadhouse. With Lara Hope & the Ark-tones. 8pm. $17. GO HERE for a recent concert review…

MUSIC: Nelson Esposito Quintana @ Quinn’s, Beacon. An evening of exploratory instrumental compositions, thick grooves and spacey encounters. 9pm.

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MUSIC: The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra @ Dana Park, Albany. The tiny pocket park at the corner of Lark Street & Madison Avenue kicks off its annual summer concert series. With Carl Daniels. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The Yellow Dress @ the Low Beat, Albany. Happy/sad indie pop from San Francisco. With Brent Gorton & the Tender Breasts and the Firs. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Pink Martini @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Neo-lounge and beyond? Pink Martini draws on diverse influences to weave a seamless musical fabric that defies immediate classification, but has been lauded by critics throughout the world for its international flavor and ability to entertain. 8pm. $35, $70, $75 & $100. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Road to Galway @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Canjo 10s @ the Elks Lodge Lawn, Albany. The eclectic acoustic trio serves up folk, pop, rock and Americana to kick off the Pine Hills Summer Concert Series. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of concerts…

OPERA: “The Long Walk” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Opera Saratoga presents the world premiere of a new opera by composer Jeremy Howard Beck, a deeply personal exploration of a soldier’s return from Iraq. 2pm.

MUSIC: Langhorne Slim & the Law @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With Johnny Society. 9pm. $18.

MUSIC: Joe Pug @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The singer-songwriter protégé of Steve Earle spins his roots-inflected brand of folk-rock tunes in support of his latest album, Windfall. With Hudson River Valley-based tapping singer-songwriter Liana Gabel. 8pm.

CABARET: J. Robert Spencer @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Featuring the Tony nominee and original cast member of “Jersey Boys” and “Next to Normal.” 7:30pm. $26.

THEATER: “Deathtrap” @ BTG’s Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Ira Levin’s Tony-nominated comedy-thriller stars Gregg Edelman, Alison Fraser, Eric Hill, Tom Pecinka and Debra Jo Rupp. 7pm. $62. Through July 25.

FILM/TALK: “Ballet 422” @ Bow Tie Cinema, Saratoga Springs. The documentary film explores the choreographic process of New York City Ballet’s resident choreographer Justin Peck. After the screening, Peck will join the audiences for a live discussion about his choreography and “Ballet 422.” 7pm. $25.

THEATER: “I Know I Came in Here for Something” @ Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham. The musical tale of four folks wandering through the mazes and amazements of middle age. 3 & 7:30pm. $25.

MUSIC: Rotterdam Town Jazz Band @ Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center Lawn, Rotterdam. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete concert schedule…

THEATER ON SCREEN: “The Audience” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. For 60 years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses. Followed by a filmed Q&A with actor Helen Mirren. 7pm. $15; $12 for ages 12 & under.