7/20/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

July 20th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Felice Brothers @ Riverfront Park, Troy. In support of their brand new album, Life in the Dark, the Felice Brothers just might deliver the best Rockin’ on the River show of the year. With The Parlor. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. It’s gonna be a rollickin’ night of R&B. With Sonny Knight & the Lakers and Mirk. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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DANCE: New York City Ballet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s opening night of NYCB’s 50th anniversary residency featuring George Balanchine’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the ballet that opened SPAC five decades ago. 8pm.

MUSIC: The High Rollers @ Shepard Park, Lake George. Led by guitarslinger Matt Mirabile and powerhouse vocalist Jill Hughes. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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. 2 & 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 7. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Black Mountain Symphony @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. The Rockin’ on the River after-party. 8:30pm. FREE.

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

MUSIC: The Loosely Wound String Band @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. Old-time Appalachian music. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Duo @ Aperitivo, Schenectady. The saxman is joined by guitarist Matt Finck. 6pm.

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. 2 & 7:30pm. $32, $38 & $45. Through Friday, July 22.

MUSIC: Mamadou Kelly & Ban Kai Na @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The Malian blues virtuoso and his band bring an encyclopedic knowledge of Mali’s music and new sophistication to the sounds from Niafunke. With co-headliners Professor Louie & the Crowmatix. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

COMEDY: Ladies of Laughter @ the Funny Bone, Albany. Hosted by Erin Harkes. 7:30pm. $17.

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: Jeanne O’Connor Trio @ the Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. The jazz vocalist is joined by keyboardist Scott Bassinson and bassist Pete Toigo. 7pm.

MUSIC: Seth & the Moody Melix @ the Clifton Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Jazz Connection @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. 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 Joey Thomas Big Band @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats. 10pm.

MUSIC: Tumbleweed Highway @ Chalybeate Spring Park, Sharon Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Peaceful Country @ Coeymans Landing Park, Coeymans. 6pm. 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: Final @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Hardcore/punk on tour from Bogota, Colombia. With Dead Hero and Chloroform Party.

MUSIC: Donny “Elvis” Romines @ North End Firehouse lawn, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Oldies Show @ River Park, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Bandit @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…