6/26/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

June 26th, 2016, 8:03 am by Greg

MUSIC: Joshua Redman Quartet @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Yes, the super saxman was around town playing with the Bad Plus twice last year – Alive at Five and Skidmore College- but this time around, he’s bringing his own band featuring Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers and Greg Hutchinson. 7pm. $30-$80.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. Greater Nippertown’s annual family-friendly, interactive three-day folk fest wraps up today with main stage performances by the Great Groove Band, the Canal Street String Band, Andy Cohen and Pete’s Posse. 9am workshops; 3:30pm main stage concert. GO HERE for more info and a day-by-day schedule of the main stage concerts…

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Day Two features Smokey Robinson, the Chick Corea Trilogy, Pat Martino Organ Trio, Lizz Wright, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Bria Skonberg Quintet, Jarrod Lawson, Lafayette Suite and more. 12noon. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Named “Titan of the Telecaster” by Guitar Player Magazine, the twangmaster celebrates the American musical tradition where rock ‘n’ roll and country music draws upon its origins in blues and bluegrass, Texas western swing and California honky-tonk. Featuring Maurice Cridlin on bass and Rick Richards on drums. With Nouveaux Honkies. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Dust Bowl Faeries @ Or Gallery & Tavern, Hudson. The ethereal electro-acoustic gothic folk ensemble led by artist-musician Ryder Cooley performs with special video projections by Jennifer Tzar. With Chris Garneau. 7:30pm. $5.

THEATER: “American Son” @ Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, Pittsfield. Christopher Demos-Brown’s explosive new drama examines our nation’s racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, interracial couple. Over the course of one evening, the couple’s disparate backgrounds collide as they confront an unexpected crisis involving their son, the police and an abandoned car. 5pm. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Sarah Jarosz @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The New York Times as “one of acoustic music’s most promising young talents: a singer-songwriter and mandolin and banjo prodigy with the taste and poise to strike that rare balance of commercial and critical success.” She’s rolling into town in support of her stellar new album, Undercurrent. With the Brother Brothers. 7pm. $30.

MUSIC: The Zucchini Brothers @ Freedom Park, Scotia. Greater Nippertown’s favorite kid-friendly band entertains the whole family. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

CABARET: “The unCivil War” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The Adirondack Theatre Festival welcomes a special concert performance. This special event will feature an updated script and score, with changes made based on reactions of ATF audiences from last summer’s performance, complete with multiple new songs and scenes. 7:30pm. Also at 7:30pm on Monday. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “Kimberly Akimbo” @ Barrington Stage Company’s Blatt Center, Pittsfield. Starring Debra Jo Rupp (“That ’70s Show”) and set in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, David Lindsay-Adaire’s hilarious and heartrending play focuses on a teenager with a rare condition causing her body to age faster than normal… and her dysfunctional family. 3pm. Through Saturday, July 16. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “The Sound of Music” @ Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Director Tim Nelson and his California-based Rose Center Theater return for their annual summer production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical about the von Trapp family. 2pm.