8/25/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

August 25th, 2016, 6:56 am by Greg

MUSIC: Davell Crawford @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. The Piano Prince of New Orleans returns to CNB with his bottomless songbag of Crescent City classics and an endless supply of charisma. 8pm. $65 for dinner & show; $20 show only. GO HERE to read a review…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Here’s to the Heroes” @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. A country music concert featuring Craig Campbell, Drew Baldridge and Mickey Gutyon. Proceeds benefit Operation Adopt a Soldier. 8pm. $15.

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MUSIC: Donavon Frankenreiter @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Hawaii-based surfer Donavon Frankenreiter is a folk-rock singer-songwriter who often writes with Grant-Lee Phillips. His songs often have an easygoing lilt that one might expect from his years of riding waves. Americana artist Emily Duff opens. 8pm.

COMEDY: Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally’s “Summer of 69: No Apostrophe” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The husband and wife team yanks the britches right off their marriage, exposing the salacious details of their fiery union for all the world to enjoy, featuring songs, funny talking, heavy ribaldry, light petting and an astonishing final act of completion. 8pm. $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50.

MUSIC: The Weight @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. With special guests John Simon, Jackie Greene, Happy Traum and Larry Packer. 8pm. $50.

MUSIC: The Greyhounds @ Dutchman’s Landing, Catskill. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Miss This @ the Low Beat, Albany. Funkin’ it up… With Boy Go Fast and Breaking the Fast. 8pm.

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

THEATER: “Broadway Bounty Hunter” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Inspired by the exploitation movies of the ’70s, Joe Iconis’ new musical follows a 60-ish-year-old, down-on-her-luck actor (played by Annie Golden of the Shirts and “Orange Is the New Black”) as she’s asked to become a bounty hunter and capture a South American drug lord. 3 & 7:30pm. $52. Through Sunday, September 4. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Dangermuffin @ Parish Public House, Albany. 8pm. $15.

ARTS WALK: DownStreet Art @ various locations, North Adams. Featuring the opening of new visual art exhibits, theatrical performances, the return of stilt walkers “Mortal Beasts and Deities,” a night market featuring local food and craft vendors and more. 5-8pm. FREE.

THEATER: “[title of show]” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. “[title of show]” is a Tony Award-winning musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical. Trippy stuff, eh? Directed by Hollie L. Miller. 7:30pm. $20. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: And the Kids @ the Elks Lodge, North Adams. The DownStreet Art all-ages after-party features the acclaimed indie-pop band from Western Massachusetts. With Anonymous Animal. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

PARTICIPATORY DANCE: Movement Story Hour @ Barker Park, Troy. Appropriate for children, toddler to age eight, the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company’s workshop encourages imaginative movement. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Jeff Gonzales @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

MUSIC: Lake George Music Festival Symphony Orchestra @ Lake George High School Auditorium, Lake George. Presenting the grand finale performance of the 2016 summer season featuring Kodaly’s “Dances of Galanta” and Brahms’ “Symphony No. 1.” Roger Kalia conducts. 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Sonny Daye Duo @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. The pianist is joined by vocalist Eileen Mack. 7pm. FREE.

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

MUSIC: Comfort Zone @ Rascals, Guilderland. 5pm. FREE.

FILM: “The Princess Bride” @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. Outdoor film series continues… 7:45pm. FREE. UPDATE: This screening has been postponed til Thursday, September 15…