4/3/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

April 3rd, 2016, 8:06 am by Greg

Play ball! It’s Opening Day…

MUSIC: Jittery Jack & Miss Amy Griffin @ the Ale House, Troy. Revved up rockabilly straight outta Beantown. 7pm.

MUSIC: My Darling Clementine @ the Low Beat, Albany. The British Americana duo of Michael Weston King & Lou Dalgleish. With Blind Crow. 7pm.

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MUSIC: Wild Adriatic @ NaNola, Malta. CD release party for their new live album, Vol. 1: No Way, Let’s Do It!, which won’t officially be released until Friday (April 8). With the debut of future-soul quartet Thump Gospel. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Dala @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The captivating Canadian combination of Amanda Walther’s ethereal soprano and Sheila Carabine’s velvety alto adds up to something very special. With Mo Kenney. 7pm. $27.

READING/TALK: Bob Gluck @ Northshire Books, Saratoga Springs. Local 518 keyboardist-author-jazz historian Bob Gluck discusses his new book “The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles,” which explores the seeds of jazz-fusion. Featuring live piano & sax duets by Gluck and Adam Siegel. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Albany Pro Musica @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Performing “A City of Immigrants,” a musical homage to the rich cultural heritage of Greater Nippertown with the Musicians of Ma’alwyck, the Capital District Youth Chorale and Nacre Dance Company. 4pm. $25 & $35; $15 students. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/FILM: Festival Cinema Invisible @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Screening a wide variety of films of Persian speaking communities and beyond. 12noon-6pm. $10-$40.

MUSIC: Popa Chubby @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Blues-meets-rock. 7pm. Donation encouraged.

MUSIC: The David Bromberg Big Band Belated Birthday Bash @ The Egg, Albany. Yes, Bromberg’s birthday was actually last September, but it’s worth the wait when your special guests include Jorma Kaukonen, Keb’ Mo’ and Larry Campbell. 7:30pm. $34.50, $39.50 & $44.50. UPDATE: This concert is now officially sold out.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Northeastern Woodworkers Association Showcase & Festival @ Saratoga City Center, Saratoga Springs. Woodworking lectures, demonstrations, tools & materials sales and more. With live bluegrass music by the Mason Zink Band (12noon), the Doghouse Carpenters (1pm), Out of the Bluegrass (2pm) and Out of the Sawdust (3pm). 10am-5pm. $10; FREE under age 12.

MUSIC: Vieux Farka Toure @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 8pm. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled….

THEATER: “The Lion King” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is helmed by director Julie Taymor, who brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. Also featuring the choreography of Garth Fagan and the music of Elton John and Tim Rice. 1 & 6:30pm. $20-$170. Through Sunday, April 17.

FESTIVAL/FILM: Peoples Pixel Project @ the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. The seventh annual festival of short videos by Local 518 filmmakers. 2:30pm. $10. GO HERE for more info…

READING: Peter Lamborn Wilson @ the Hudson Opera House, Hudson. The poet, scholar and visual artist reads from his recent works, which include “The Temple of Perseus and Panopolis,” “False Documents” and “Opium Dens I Have Known.” With Charles Stein. 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Las Cafeteras @ the Half Moon, Hudson. They’re immigrant children remixing roots music, telling modern-day stories with what The LA Times has called a “uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock.” 8pm.

THEATER: “The Blue Sky Boys” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Last chance! Deborah Brevoort’s play is an exhilarating romp through the creative minds of the maverick engineers who stopped at nothing to get a man to the moon and back. Directed by Gordon Greenberg. 7:30pm. $20, $30 & $50.

MUSIC: St. Petersburg Piano Quartet @ Emma Willard School, Troy. Featuring Alla Aranovskaya (violin), Boris Vayner (viola), Thomas Mesa (cello) and Cahill Smith (piano). 3pm.

MUSIC: Xylouris White @ BSP Lounge, Kingston.
Featuring George Xylouris (world renowned lutenist) and Jim White (drummer of Dirty Three). With the Fleming Degrazia Duo. 7pm. $12.

THEATER/MUSIC: “Dancing in the Streets” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. A celebration of Motown’s greatest hits. 7pm. $42, $48 & $58.

MUSIC: Susan Werner @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Iowa native, farmer’s daughter and super singer-songwriter. 7pm. $25.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “Hangman” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Director Matthew Dunster’s award-winning production of playwright Martin McDonagh’s deeply funny new play. 11am. $15.

One thought on “4/3/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday”

  1. Bob Rosinsky says:

    Capital Region Blues Network’s Sunday Night Jam at McGeary’s..7PM

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