5/1/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

May 1st, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Parker Millsap @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The charismatic Oklahoma singer-songwriter and his Americana band – Michael Rose on bass and Daniel Foulks on fiddle – blend blues, country, alt-country, rockabilly, gospel and more. He was named one of 2014’s Emerging Artists of the Year by the Americana Music Association. They return to Hudson in support of their brand new album, The Very Last Day. Roots-rocking singer-songwriter Caroline Rose opens. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: Caffe Lena’s Folkathon @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The 42-hour musical marathon concludes with Lost Radio Rounders, Rick & Sharon Bolton, Don White, Sara Milonovich & Greg Andersen, Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, Jean Rohe, Mike Poulopoulos & Jeremy Aaron, Michael Jerling Trio, Jeanne O’Connor & the New Standard and so much more. 9am. $35 per session (day and evening); or $10 per show. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule…

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MUSIC: The Chandler Travis Three-O @ the Dream Away Lodge, Becket. Chandler is back in Greater Nippertown with the Three-O. What more do you need to know? 8pm.

COMEDY: Tig Notaro @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. Stand-up that’s funny and fearless – a mighty potent combination. 8pm. $30 & $35.

MUSIC: Gypsy Jazz Ambassadors @ the Whitney Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE.

THEATER: “An Evening with Aunt Nona” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Written and performed by Anna Carol; directed by Joshua Chase Gold, it’s a solo theater performance combining stand-up comedy, improv and storytelling.2pm. $15; $10 students. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “A Trip to Bountiful” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Join the inspiring pilgrimage to the small town of Bountiful, Texas with Carrie Watts, the charming, aging widow who escapes her controlling daughter-in-law and son’s three-room Houston apartment to visit her childhood home one last time. 2pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, May 15.

MUSIC: Hanover @ the Low Beat, Albany. An artist management hip-rock showcase for the College of St. Rose, also featuring the Studio, M!les and Callout Culture. 7pm. $5; $7 if under age 21.

MUSIC: Carl Daniels @ Perfect Blend, Delmar. Brunch session. With Ragliacci Rags. 11am.

MUSIC: “Unite: An Evening of Praise & Worship” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Hosted by Nick Hall, the evening features music by Lacey Sturm, worship band Housefires and MN Worship. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary @ The Egg, Albany. One of America’s favorite folksingers and storytellers. 7:30pm. $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed to Friday, May 6.

MUSIC: Dan Bern @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Over the last two decades, the Los Angeles songwriter has released almost two dozen albums and has contributed to countless TV and film projects, including “Walk Hard” and “Get Him to the Greek.” He delivers once again on his new album, Hoody. With Bob Hillman. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: The University Symphony Orchestra @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. Under the direction of Christopher Neubert, the program will feature Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From The New World.” 3pm. $6; $3 students & seniors.

THEATER: “Kaspar” @ Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saratoga Springs. Last chance! Directed by Aaron Ardisson, Peter Handke’s play dissects the role of language in the human experience, specifically the role of language as torturer. 2pm.