6/5/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

June 5th, 2016, 7:44 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. It’s final day of Greater Nippertown’s first really big fest of the summer. Featuring the Ballroom Thieves with the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Brandi Carlile, the Avett Brothers, Elijah Wolf, Quilt, the London Souls, Third World and lots more. Music starts at 9am. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Fred Eaglesmith @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Eaglesmith is always worth catching, but tonight is the very last chance to visit Caffe Lena before major summer-long renovations update America’s longest running coffeehouse.With Tif Ginn. 7pm. $30.

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FESTIVAL: Art On Lark @ Lark Street, Albany. Lark Street’s second largest street festival. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This event has been postponed to Saturday, July 16 due to today’s potentially dangerous weather…

FESTIVAL: WILDWOODstock @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. A day-long benefit for Wildwood Programs, a non-profit organization in Schenectady that provides comprehensive services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders featuring the St. Regis String Band, Erin Harkes, Legendary Losers, Jocamo, Stockade Kids and more. 12noon. $10: FREE for kids age 12 and under. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule…

COMEDY: Bill Burr @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Plowin’ Ahead Tour promises a laugh-filled evening. 7pm. $25, $39, $49 & $75.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Lake George Elvis Fest @ various locations, Lake George. A number of Elvis-oriented events during the final day of the fest, including the finals of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest at the Lake George Forum. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Ben Kohn @ the Whitney Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. CD release party for Kohn’s debut CD, Fingers First. Performing with Andy Crawford, Andy Wrba, Bill Chapman, Charlie Tokarz, Daniel Broad, Jack Waldheim and Peter Adams. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Ruby Amanfu @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Dubbed “Nashville’s next indie star” by Billboard, the astonishing soul-rock singer Ruby Amanfu is a force. Since her star turn on Jack White’s “Love Interruption” in 2012, she was nominated for a Grammy, toured with Norah Jones, and released her transcendent 2015 debut, Standing Still. 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. 3pm. Through Saturday, June 11. GO HERE to read review…

FESTIVAL/FILM: Berkshire International Film Festival @ various locations, Pittsfield and Great Barrington. Movie Madness in the Berkshires… GO HERE for more info…

CABARET: Christina Bianco @ Barrington Stage Company’s Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, Pittsfield. “Diva Moments” is filled with iconic songs that made divas out of the women who sang them; from Barbra to Celine to Britney, no celebrity is safe, as Christina performs this beloved music in her own voice, as well as impersonating the great divas themselves. 8pm. $35. Also at 8pm on Monday.

THEATER: “The Dog in the Manger” @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. The NorthEast Theatre Ensemble presents the fast-paced comedy directed by Kendle Butterworth. 3pm. $20; $10 students & seniors. Through Sunday, June 19.

MUSIC: South Shore Trio @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Berkshire native Jennifer Muñiz on piano, Trevor O’Riordan on clarinet and Rudolf Haken on viola present “From Riches To Rags,” an afternoon of chamber music and chocolate. 3pm. $30.

MUSIC: Averill Park Community Orchestra @ Averill Park High School, Averill Park. Musical director Janine Budesheim and her orchestra are joined by the Off Broadway Singers for an afternoon of music culled from hit Broadway shows. 4pm. Donations encouraged.