8/4/15: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

August 4th, 2015, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Brazilian Girls @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Their music incorporates bits of reggae, electronica, jazz, bossa nova, and you name it, and despite their name, no one in the band is Brazilian. The sexy/quirky/mysterious quartet features three men – Didi Gutman on keyboards and computers; Jesse Murphy on bass; and Aaron Johnston on drums – and one woman, Italian-born vocalist Sabina Sciubba, who sings in no less than five different languages. 8pm. $30.

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Modern big band. 8pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Dick Solberg & the Sun Mountain Band @ Tallmadge Park, Mechanicville. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “Think Again: An Evening of Mind Reading & Magic” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Max Major – Washington, DC’s three-time Performance Artist of the Year – will use a combination of magic, psychology, hypnosis and suggestion to demonstrate the untapped powers of the mind. 7:30pm. $26, $35 & $40. Through Friday.

MUSIC: The Lustre Kings @ Brunswick Family Community Center, Troy. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Bandolero @ Town Park, Stony Creek. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The Off Track Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Rockin’ and rollin’ on the track’s dark day. 8pm.

THEATER: “Murder for Two” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Scott Schwartz directs the new musical murder mystery-comedy. 7:30pm. Through August 9.

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. Sign-up at 7pm; open mic at 7:30pm; the slam at 8pm. $5; $3 students.

THEATER: “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. The bewildering journey of finding love in the modern world sets the premise for Terrence McNally’s bittersweet comedy. Directed by Karen Allen. 7pm. $62. Through Saturday, August 22.

MUSIC: Joey Pucci & the American Longboards @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush. 6pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Club” @ the Garage, Pittsfield. A musical excursion into the world of a private Edwardian men’s club, where men can be men and drink, play, smoke and talk about what’s always on their mind: women! Directed by Rocco Sisto and featuring Annette Miller and Maureen O’Flynn. 8pm. $30. Through Sunday, August 9.

MUSIC: Bill Jacobs Ensemble @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. The jazz band reaches out beyond mainstream jazz to incorporate such influences as reggae, mambo, salsa, pop and calypso music. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The Silver Arrow Band @ the Parish Public House, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

THEATER: “I Saw My Neighbor On the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. It’s the world premiere of Suzanne Heathcote’s play, starring Keira Naughton as a hum-drum bookkeeper whose life is is forever altered by the arrival of her troubled niece. 7pm. $50. Through Saturday, August 15.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. aign-up at 6pm; show at 7pm. FREE.

FILM: “Big Hero 6” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. FREE.