9/27/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

September 27th, 2015, 7:27 am by Greg

COMEDY: Craig Ferguson @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The Scottish actor, novelist, former punk rock drummer and late-night TV host brings the funny to the Music Hall in an evening of stand-up. 8pm. $37, $45 & $57.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George. The fest wraps up with Country Music Day featuring the North & South Dakotas, Driftwood, Donna the Buffalo, Sundy Best and Austin Webb. 12noon. $40 & $50.

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MUSIC: The Bellfuries @ the Ale House, Troy. Vocalist and chief songwriter Joey Simeone leads the Austin-based rockabilly band in support of their new album, Workingman’s Bellfuries. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Nelson Esposito Quintana @ the Chatham Gazebo, Chatham. 4pm.

MUSIC: Skerik’s Bandelabra @ the Parish Public House, Albany. The maverick Seattle saxman is joined by drummer Dvonne Lewis, bassist Evan Flory-Barnes and guitarist Andy Coe. 9pm. $15.

THEATER: “Mr. Akita” @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. Starring artist-comedian-performer Cliff Hengst and written and directed by Asher Hartman, “Mr. Akita” is a one-man play in which a Borscht Belt comedian and an op-art painting go “head to façade” in a reminiscence of love, sex, art, failure and the sublime. 1:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Mike & Ruthy Band @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Americana band heads to the Spa City in support of their new album, Bright as You Can. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: I See Stars @ the Low Beat, Albany. With For the Win, Alive in Stand By, Restless Streets and Routine. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Lower Dens @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. With Abdu Ali and Leverage Models. 8:30pm. $12.

MUSIC: Tisziji Munoz @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The jazz guitarist leads the Free Horse Trio with guest pianist Gregg Murphy of the Rashied Ali Quintet. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: Olate Dogs @ The Egg, Albany. The uber-talented canine winners of Season 7 of “America’s Got Talent” perform amazing circus stunts and tricks. 3pm. $20; $10 children.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ the Stewart House, Athens. 4pm.

READING: Rebecca Wolff @ Third Floor Gallery, Hudson. The poet reads from her new collection, “One Morning.” With novelist Andrea Kleine in support of her debut, “Calf.” 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Acoustic blues… 7pm.

DANCE: “Isadora Duncan: Revolutionary” @ Skidmore College Dance Theater, Saratoga Springs. Nacre Dance Company mixes theater and dance to explore the creative genius of one of the pioneers of modern dance. 7pm. $15; $10 seniors; $5 students.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “The Beaux Stratagem” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. 12noon. Also at 7pm on Monday.

FILM: “Full of Grace: The Story of Mary of Nazareth” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 3pm. $13.