7/10/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

July 10th, 2016, 6:40 am by Greg

MUSIC: Pape Diouf et La Génération Consciente @ Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady. Greater Nippertown’s most eclectic free summer concert series kicks off with a musical trip to Senegal and the Gambia featuring the torchbearer of Mbalax, a pulsating fusion of Western pop and sabar. With Umoja African Dance & Drumming. 7pm. FREE. Rain site: Proctors, Schenectady. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield. Day Three wraps up the fest with music on three stage and a knockout line-up that features the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos, the North Mississippi Allstars, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Birds of Chicago, Winterpills, Upstate Rubdown and lots more. 12:15pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

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MUSIC: Steely Dan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. “No, I’m never gonna do it without the fez on/Oh no/That’s what I am/Please understand…” With Steve Winwood. 7pm. $55, $75, $95 & $150; $35 lawn.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Mount Greylock Jazz Festival @ Bascom Lodge, Adams. Featuring the Ben Kohn Quartet, the Brian Patneaude Quartet, the David Ullmann Quintet, the Wes Brown Trio with Jill Connolly and Michael Benedict’s Jazz Vibes. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule…

MUSIC: Seth McFarland @ Tanglewood, Lenox. The writer-director-singer and two-time Emmy Award winner teams up with the Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart. 2:30pm. $22-$124.

OPERA: “Il Postino” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. It’s Opera Saratoga’s production of Daniel Catán’s opera based on the novel by Antonio Skármeta and the award-winning film by Michael Radford. 2pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Camp Creek @ Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. Day Three wraps up the fest with music by Max Creek, After Funk, Gratefully Yours, Andrew Hendryx, Legion of Jerry and more. 10am.

MUSIC: Hot Club of Saratoga @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. The Spa City welcomes its homegrown Gypsy jazz and swing band. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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. 2pm. $40-$68. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Mike Posner @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The songwriter of hits for everyone from Maroon 5 to Justin Beiber and the singer of the hit “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” brings his headlining tour to Clifton Park. With Good Old War. 7:30pm. $23.

MUSIC: The Mike McMann Band @ Lyons Lake, Nassau. 4pm.

THEATER: “Cost of Living” @ Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Nikos Stage, Williamstown. Last chance! 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. 2pm. $58. Through Sunday, July 10.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Clifton Commons, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Never Shout Never @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Hundred Handed and Me Like Bees. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Micah Scott @ Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls. The blues-roots singer-songwriter who claims Muddy Waters and John Fahey among his seminal influences heads into Greater Nippertown in support of his new album, Dark Horse. 6pm. $10.

MUSIC: Hearts Content Ensemble @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Performing music by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Ravel, Albeniz and Mozart. 3pm. $10.

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…

MUSIC: Phil Drum @ Dock Brown’s, Saratoga Lake. 1pm.

MUSIC: Shanghai String Quartet @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. Performing Frank Bridge’s Three Novelletten for String Quartet; Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80; and Edvard Grieg’s String Quartet in G minor. 4pm.

ART TALK: “Clay Is Hot! Connoisseurship: Buy, Sell, Give” @ Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. A panel discussion about the changing marketplace for the ceramic arts and its impact on 21st century art collections. Moderated by Leslie Ferrin. 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Music Company Orchestra @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…