7/19/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

July 19th, 2016, 7:11 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Devon Allman Band @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. If you missed the southern blues-rocker’s recent performance at the Empire State Plaza, you’ll have another chance to catch him in action tonight. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Big Fez & the Surfmatics @ Brunswick Community Center lawn, Troy. Celebrating the release of their debut CD, Surfin’ Around the World. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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FAIR: Saratoga County Fair @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. It’s the opening day of the first fair of the year! Fried dough, racing pigs, chainsaw sculptors, amusement rides and music by Rick Bolton & Friends, John Kribs & Friends and the Refrigerators. 10am.

THEATER: “A Night With Janis Joplin” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Kelly McIntyre stars as the electrifying blues-rock singer in the play written and directed by Randy Johnson. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 7. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Loren & Mark @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. Acoustic guitar duo. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Chicago” @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany. Park Playhouse presents the Kander & Ebb musical about murderers Roxy Hart and Velma Kelly, who try to turn crime into fame. 8pm. FREE-$24. Through Saturday, July 30.

MUSIC: Diva & the Dirty Boys @ Rascals, Guilderland. 5:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Last chance! Tennessee Williams’ classic directed by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn. 2 & 8pm. $62.

MUSIC: Three Quarter North @ Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction. It must be a full moon tonight ’cause the monthly Howlin’ at the Moon is back again. With 2Late. 7pm. $5.

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. 3:30 & 8pm. $40-$68. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: The Swing Docs @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Comedy of Manors” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. “Downton Abbey” meets “Noises Off.” Adirondack Theatre Festival presents a laugh-a-minute farce of stately proportions. 7:30pm. $32, $38 & $45. Through Friday, July 22.

MUSIC: Jon Ouckama @ Orsini Park, Altamont. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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: HBH&T Band with Wanda Houston @ the Clark Art Institute lawn, Williamstown. The jazz quartet features the soulful stylings of vocalist Wanda Houston, with hornman Charlie Tokarz, bassist-keyboardist Scott Heth and drummer Jay Bradley. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Country Jamboree @ Music on Mainstreet, Canjoharie. Performing classic country from the likes of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and others on the lawn of the NBT Bank. 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…

PERFORMANCE/READING: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. Doors open at 7pm. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 thereafter.

FILM: “Pete Seeger: The Power of Song” @ PS21, Chatham. In addition to telling Seeger’s story, this 2007 documentary is an excellent testament to the mind-changing ability of music. 8:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Finding Nemo” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. FREE.