7/5/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

July 5th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Mikaela Davis @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The rock harpist and her band return… With Spaceface. 9pm. $12.

MUSIC: Bill Charlap Trio @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The Grammy Award-winning pianist and his band play the Skidmore Jazz Institute concert with special guests Warren Vache (trumpet) and Houston Person (saxophone). 8pm. $8; $5 seniors; free students & children.

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MUSIC: Journey @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Yes, they’re back again… With the Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason. 7pm. $49.50, $89.50, $110 & $135; $36 lawn.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ the Clark Art Institute Lawn, Williamstown. The delightfully eclectic acoustic quartet kicks off the outdoor summer concert series at the Clark. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Wailin’ big band. 8pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Tennessee Williams’ classic directed by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn. 7pm. $62. Through Saturday, July 16.

THEATER: “The Rose Tattoo” @ Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs Academy Award-winner Marisa Tomei in this new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams’ intoxicating comedy. 7:30pm. $40-$68.

MUSIC: Three Quarter North @ Orsini Park, Altamont. Kickin’ off the Altamont Free Library’s Summer Concert Series… 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Joey Pucci & the American Longboards @ Brunswick Community Center Lawn, Troy. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

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. 7pm. Through Saturday, July 9. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Randy Rollman’s All-Star Revue @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Cost of Living” @ Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Nikos Stage, Williamstown. Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of Martyna Majok’s play about four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Featuring Wendell Pierce, Gregg Mozgala, Katy Sullivan and Rebecca Naomi Jones. 7:30pm. $58. Through Sunday, July 10.

MUSIC: Hey Jude…The Tribute @ Cook Park, Colonie. Beatles tribute band. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 thereafter.

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. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, July 16. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Tri-County Banjo Band @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack. Yes, it’s just the beginning of July, but this is the final concert of the Schodack Town Park series. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “Fiorello!” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. What is a progressive politician? Look no further than Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical “Fiorello!,” a big-hearted look at Mayor LaGuardia and his battle for the people of New York City. Directed by Bob Moss. 7pm. $60. Through Saturday, July 23. GO HERE to read review…

FILM: “The Barkleys of Broadway” @ PS21, Chatham. The last film to co-star Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, their only film together in color, and the only one they made for a studio other than RKO. 8:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Wreck-It Ralph” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. FREE.