5/22/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

May 22nd, 2016, 7:45 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Rock N’ Derby @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke. The final day of the three-day fest features three stages of music by Midnight Mob, Trivium, Sevendust, Ghost, Coheed and Cambria, Shinedown, Like a Storm, Dokken, Collective Soul, SIXX:A.M., Megadeth, Frank Palangi, Rahway, The Power, After Earth, Bad Case of Big Mouth, Currents, Upon a Burning Body, Born of Osiris and Enter Shakari. Music starts at 1:50pm. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

COMEDY: Ira Glass @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The final show of the Music Hall’s spring season. In “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass,” the creator of “This American Life” discusses the award-winning radio show. 3pm. $35, $45 & $57.

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MUSIC: Donna McKechnie @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. The Tony Award-winning star of A Chorus Line returns to open Mr. Finn’s Cabaret season with “Same Place: Another Time.” 8pm. $52. Also at 8pm Monday. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Joywave @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Rochester indie rockers in support of their debut album, How Do You Feel Now? 9pm. $18.

MUSIC: Washington County Line Bluegrass @ Mabee Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction. The Howlin’ at the Moon concert series continues. Serving up straight-ahead traditional bluegrass, seasoned with bluegrass interpretations of early country, folk, and contemporary tunes. With M.R. Poulopoulos. 7pm. $5.

THEATER: Gidion’s Knot @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Directed by John Sowle, Johnna Adams’ play is a shattering contemporary drama about bullying, freedom of expression, and the ever-present threat of violence in our schools. 2pm. $20; $10 age 21 and under.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque @ the Low Beat, Albany. Evil Dan hosts the troupe’s celebration of World Goth Day. 8pm. $15.

THEATER: “Presto Change-O” @ Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. The new musical by Eric Price and Joel Waggoner tells the story of three generations of magicians who find themselves under one roof for the first time in years. When the grandfather causes real magic to happen, they must confront their past mistakes and re-examine what it means to be a family. 3pm. Through Saturday, June 11.

MUSIC: The Reverberators Unplugged @ Lyons Lake, Nassau. Kicking off the summer season at the Lake. 4pm.

MUSIC: “Jewish Musical Gems – Old, New and Different” @ The Linda, Albany. The 24th annual concert by the Ne’imah Jewish Community Chorus under the direction of Anna Dubrova. With guest artists Cantor Elías Rosemberg with pianist David Sparr. 7:30pm. $15; $10 students & seniors.

MUSIC: Michael Benedict’s Jazz Vibes @ the New York Restaurant, Catskill. Benedict will be joined by guitarist Joe Finn and bassist Pete Toigo. 1pm.

MUSIC: Rachel Ries @ Superior Merchandise Co., Troy. Middle American singer-songwriter. With Eric Margan. 3pm. $5-$10 suggested donation.

MUSIC: The Big Idea @ the Belly, Albany. 4pm.

MUSIC: The Lucky Five @ Prairie Whale, Great Barrington. Gypsy jazz and swing. 6:30pm. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “South Pacific” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Last chance! The Circle Theatre Players present the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical directed by Deborah Dorman. It’s gonna be “Some Enchanted Evening”… 2:30pm. $20; $10 under age 18.