8/10/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

August 10th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra @ Shepard Park, Lake George. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FOOD: New York State Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. Featuring performances by Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Tara & the Boys, Up All Night and the Commodores. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of performances…

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MUSIC: The DuPont Brothers @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Burlington-based brothers Zack and Sam DuPont describe their sound: “If Gillian Welch and David Rawlings had a baby with Sufjan Stevens and Sun Kil Moon, it would sound like us.” Regional country-folk duo Oxbow Road featuring Kiki Dufault and Helsinki’s own Deborah McDowell. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The symphony’s annual summer residency in the Spa City continues as conductor Keith Lockhart leads the way through popular selections by Copland, Wagner, Grofe and Rossini. 8pm.

THEATER: “Intentions” @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The Berkshire Playwrights Lab presents a staged reading directed by Tom Bloom. When an ex-fratbro insinuates himself into an intentional community, even the world’s most sustainable co-op may not be able to sustain itself. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Jeanne O’Connor Trio @ the Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. Accompanied by with keyboardist Scott Bassinson and bassist Pete Toigo. 7pm.

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

MUSIC: Mike & the Monsters @ Coeymans Landing Park, Coeymans. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

MUSIC: Triskele @ the North End Firehouse, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Ellen Sinopolli Dance Company @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. The Made in the Shade of The Egg lunchtime performance series continues with The Egg’s own dance ensemble. With Ajkun Ballet Theatre. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule….

MUSIC: Shakespeare in the Alley @ Chalybeate Spring Park, Sharon Springs. 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: Andy the Music Man @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. Children’s musician known for energetic, interactive performances. 6:30pm ice cream social; 7pm music. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Lady Di & the Dukes @ Lilac Park, Lenox. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Mia Scirocco @ Rascals, Guilderland. 6pm. FREE.

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