7/31/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

July 31st, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Monty Alexander & Harlem Kingston Express @ the Music Haven the Music Haven at Proctors, Schenectady. Yesterday, the award-winning Jamaican jazz pianist and his band were playing at the prestigious Newport Jazz Festival. Tonight they’re playing at Proctors… for free. With Alfred St. John’s Trinidad & Tobago Steelband. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule… UPDATE: This concert has been moved from Central Park to the rain location at Proctors…

MUSIC: Chick Corea Trio @ Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox. The 22-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist is joined by all-star musicians Christian McBride (bass) and Brian Blade (drums). 8pm. $19-$66.

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MUSIC: Best Coast @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. California Nights is a brighter, more sparkly, more sophisticated, more psychedelic Best Coast album across the board, embodying the rich lightness and stinging darkness of a California state of mind. With the Stargazer Lilies. 8pm. $22.

MUSIC: Luke Bryan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The country star brings his Kill the Lights Tour to town. With Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. 7pm.

MUSIC: Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Hosted by Seth “Sauerkraut” Travins, this episode of Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue features the Caleb Klauder Country Band from Oregon, specializing in pre-rock, old-school country music. 8pm.

THEATER: “Passage” @ Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield. Kickwheel Ensemble Theater premieres a new satirical climate change romance that links past, present and future. 3pm.

MUSIC: The Greg Osby Four @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The acclaimed alto saxman will be joined by Tal Cohen (piano), Nimrod Speaks (bass) and Adam Arruda (drums). 7pm.

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

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Lake George Boat House, Lake George. 5pm.

MUSIC: The Lazy Suns @ the Stony Creek Inn, Stony Creek. 7pm.

MUSIC: Hot Club of Saratoga @ Freedom Park, Scotia. Gypsy jazz and swing. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Danish String Quartet @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. Performing Per Nørgård’s String Quartet No. 1, Quartetto Breve (1952); Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13; and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 15 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 144. 4pm.

CABARET: “Carner & Gregor” @ the Wood Theater Cabaret Space, Glens Falls. Adirondack Theatre Festival presents the music of the award-winning songwriting team as performed by Ned Donovan, Meg McWhorter, Hannah Zazzaro and Philippe Arroyo. 7:30pm. $26. Also at 7:30pm Monday.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Wee B3 @ Stoney’s Irish Grill, Schenectady. Featuring Mike Lamkin (organ), Mike Novakowski (guitar) and Cliff Brucker (drums). 4pm.

MUSIC: Moriah Formica @ the Clifton Common Stage, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: The BTU’s @ Lyons Lake, Nassau

MUSIC: Wide Awake @ Town Hall Park, Wynantskill. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…