5/27/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

May 27th, 2016, 7:21 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: GottaGetGon @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. Day One of the annual three-day holiday-weekend folk get-together features a potluck dinner followed by the 8pm the New Generation Folk Concert hosted by Fiona Craig and featuring performances by the 5 Mile String Band, the Young Novelists and Max Hatt/Edda Glass. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: StrangeCreek Campout @ Camp Kee-Wanee, Greenfield. Day One of the three-day fest features Zach Deputy, Consider the Source, Cosmic Dust Bunnies, Bella’s Bartok, the Kings, Gang of Thieves, the Ryan Montbleau Band and lots more. 9am gates open; 10am music starts. $145 for three-day pass.

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MUSIC: “A Musical Tribute Honoring Levon Helm’s 76th Birthday” @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Featuring Jimmy Vivino, Catherine Russell, John Sebastian, Midnight Ramble Horns and Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys. 8pm. $95.

MUSIC: Ashley Sofia @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Diva & the Dirty Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Matt Durfee @ the Savoy Taproom, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC: Danny Wood @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Yes, Danny Wood from New Kids on the Block… 7pm. $30.

MUSIC: Emerald City @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Indigo Girls @ Academy of Music, Northampton. With Mount Moriah. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Nixon’s Spirit @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Deadra, Society High, the Ameros and Val Weston. 8pm.

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. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, June 11.

MUSIC: The 217 Band @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson. Country rock. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Berkshire Jazz Collective @ The Garage, Pittsfield. The 11th annual Richie duPont Award Event. 7pm. $20; $15 ages 18 & under. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Belltone Suicide @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. With Grab Ass Co. & Parashi, Saviour Self and Inch. 8pm.

MUSIC: Legendary Losers @ Pinhead Susan’s, Schenectady. 9pm.

MUSIC: The Saturators @ Parish Public House, Albany. Hip-hop/Afro-funk. With Way Down. 9pm.