8/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

August 18th, 2016, 7:22 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Lucky Jukebox Brigade @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa. Veteran country band. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin directs the orchestra in the Saratoga debut of the acclaimed opera singer Renée Fleming. 8pm.

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THEATER: “Hieronymus: A Musical Fantasy” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The world premiere of T.E. Breitenbach’s musical tale about the great medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch and his too-large imagination. 7pm. $17.50-$27.50.

MUSIC: Factory Radio @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Ferriday and Jesse O’Neill. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Alex Slomka Trio @ Jay Street, Schenectady. The Jazz on Jay lunchtime concert series continues… 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Holly & Evan Band @ Keegan Ales, Kingston. 7pm. FREE.

FAIR: Altamont Fair @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. It’s opening day! Fried dough, racing pigs, chainsaw sculptors, amusement rides and music by Lexie Paddon, Kim Buckley, the Pipe Kings, more. 8am.

MUSIC: Everest Rising @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. If it’s a full moon, then the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series continues… With Mark Baptiste. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Schaghticoke Town Hall Gazebo, Melrose. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Samie El-Sawaf @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville. An evening of love songs. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: NYS Blues Hall of Fame Band @ Dutchman’s Landing, Catskill. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Formula 5 @ King Neptune’s Pub, Lake George.

PARTICIPATORY ART: Fruity Art @ Barker Park, Troy. Join The Arts Center and have fun making creative fruit sculptures. Then hang them in the trees for all to wonder at. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Three Quarter North @ LT’s Grill, Niskayuna. 6:15pm.

MUSIC: Knot Dead @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Chamber Music Performance 2 @ Sacred Heart Church, Lake George. Chamber Music performance featuring small ensembles comprised of Lake George Music Festival musicians. A meet-the-musicians reception will follow for concert. 7pm. $10.

FILM: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. It’s the launch of the Deja View outdoor film series. 7:45pm. FREE.