7/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

July 18th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Tinsley Ellis @ the Linda, Albany. The Capital Region Blues Network presents a concert by the veteran southern blues-rocker. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Matt Durfee & the Rattling Baddlies @ Dana Park, Albany. With Eric Margan. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. 7pm. FREE. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Alan Cumming @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs” for the Mahaiwe Gala. 8pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

THEATER: “Little Shop of Horrors” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. “Feeeeed meee…” 7pm. $25, $50 & $65. Through Saturday, July 23. GO HERE to read the review…

MUSIC: Voodoo North Orchestra @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Jazz drummer Bobby Previte once again leads his band of improvisers – Michael Kammers on keyboards and tenor sax; Tyler Wood on Hammond organ and Moog synthesizer; Jonathan Talbott on violin and electronics; and Marcus DeGrazia on soprano and baritone saxophones and electronics – in an exploration of the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Charlie Smith Blues Band @ Rotterdam Senior Center Lawn, Rotterdam. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Canjo 10s @ Albany Elks Lodge, Albany. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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…

MUSIC: The Skivvies @ The Log at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. The adult-rated musical comedy duo of Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley perform stripped-down mash-ups of pop songs and show tunes almost in the raw, baring their considerable abs and more. 7:30pm.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Tonight’s host is Nick Novelli, who is one of the guitarists in “A Night With Janis Joplin,” which is currently running at theREP in Albany. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: KJ Denhert @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The urban folk and jazz singer-songwriter continues her Monday night residency… 7pm. Donation encouraged.

MUSIC: Bill McGrath & Meg Morrow @ Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham. “A Night of Elvis & Friends.” 8pm.

ARTIST TALK: “HERsteading” @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Photographer Miriam Romais discusses ber current exhibit, a photo project about Cold Antler Farm. 6pm. FREE.