9/24/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

September 24th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany. Three stages and 17 bands, including the Relationship, Lower Dens, Ought, Delicate Steve, the Televisionaries, Hammer Hawk, Slowshine, more. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George. Day One of the two-day fest features Doctor Magnum, Let’s Be Leonard, Super 400, Ramblers Home, Johnny A. and headliners Blue Oyster Cult. Also on Sunday. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Eastbound Throwdown @ Irwin Farm, Salem. Local Americana faves Eastbound Jesus throw their first camping festival featuring Eastbound Jesus, the Mallett Brothers Band, Driftwood, the Blind Owl Band, the Spectacular Average Boys, Dan Johnson & the Expert Sidemen, Pitchfork Militia and Josh Casano & Friends. 11:30am. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Lenox Apple Squeeze @ Main Street, Lenox. Day One of the free two-day fest features Tantrum, Heart of Gold, Joe Mansman & the Midnight Revival Band, Jamie Kent, Whiskey Treaty Roadshow and headliners the Felice Brothers. 10am. FREE. Also on Sunday. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: J.D. McPherson @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The rollicking rockabilly cat fires up the first night of his two-night stand at The Hangar. 8pm. $20. Also at 8pm Sunday.

MUSIC: Maria Muldaur @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. “Midnight at the Oasis” and much more… 6:30pm. $24.

MUSIC: Dylan Perrillo Orchestra @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. It’s the soft opening for the Music Hall with guided tours and a reception at 3pm. With music at 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Soulia & the Sultans @ the Low Beat, Albany. Female-fronted jazz band with a repertoire of songs that are at once sultry, playful and not altogether expected. 8pm. $6.

MUSIC: Jocamo @ the 20 North Broadway Tavern, Schenectady. 9pm.

MUSIC: Session Americana @ The Parlor, Northampton. 8pm. $18.

MUSIC: Crimson Tips @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. CD release party for Sludge Train. With Let Go Daylight and Virtue Falls. 8pm. $5.

COMEDY: Woodstock Comedy Festival @ various locations, Woodstock. Panel discussions during the day with stand-up comedy shows by Gilbert Gottfried and “The Simpsons” co-creator Mike Reiss in the evening. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s the Opening Night Gala Concert featuring the music of Ravel and Sibelius. 7pm. $19, $36, $48 & $60.

MUSIC: The Weight @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. 8pm. $45.

MUSIC: Revival! Revival! @ the River Street Pub, Troy. CCR tribute band. With Pony in the Pancake. 8pm.

MUSIC: Playing for Change @ the Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake. The 6th annual Playing For Change Day features thousands of musicians and music lovers coming together at hundreds of events around the world to celebrate with music and dance, and raise awareness for music education. Featuring Ade Knowles & Ensemble Congeros and Spring Fed. 5:30pm. $10; $5 seniors; children age 15 & under free.

MUSIC: Myles Mancuso All-Star Reunion @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Doors open at 7:30pm. $12.

COMEDY/FUNDRAISER: Paul Reiser @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The actor and author brings his stand-up comedy to town as a benefit for Fairview Hospital. 8pm. $53.

BURLESQUE: Roxxi Tart’s 1920’s Burlesque Revue @ Hudson Harbor Steak & Seafood, Albany. A night of fun filled hi-jinx and bathtub gin-infused burlesque from the golden age of jazz. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Roben Kosek Jazz & Blues @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. Mabee Farm to Fork celebrates harvest time with tastings of local foods. 5pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Doornails @ Lyons Lake, Nassau. 4pm.

MUSIC: Scotty Mac’s Roadshow @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Gerald Kelly @ Funny Bone, Guilderland. 7 & 10pm. $12. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Chris O’Leary Band @ The Falcon, Marlboro. A night of the blues. 7pm. Donations encouraged. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out.

THEATER: “The Tavern” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Steven Patterson directs George M. Cohan’s vintage melodrama as the first production on the Bridge Street Theatre’s new Mainstage. 7:30pm. $20; $10 students age 21 & under. Through Sunday, September 25.

COMEDY: Brew Ha-Ha Comedy Showcase @ the Orchard Tavern, Albany. Greg Aidala hosts with Andy Pitz headlining. 8pm. $20.

TALK: Walter Shapiro @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. The author of “Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled theFuhrer” will tell the story of his great-uncle and Troy native, Freeman Bernstein, as a part of Legends of Troy, an event that celebrates Troy’s Bicentennial. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Machete @ the Parish Public House, Albany. With Noise Between Stations and Angels on the Fourth. 9pm. $8.

COMEDY: Randy and Mr. Lahey @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Based on characters from the hit program, “Trailer Park Boys,” The No Pants Unpissed Tour brings a shit-storm of laughter and audience interaction. 8pm. $25.

THEATER: “American Son” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Christopher Demos-Brown’s explosive, award-winning drama examines our nation’s racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, interracial couple. Directed by Julianne Boyd, it had its world premiere at Barrington Stage earlier this summer, and now it’s back for an encore run. 8pm. $49. Through Sunday, September 25. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Black Mountain Symphony @ Savoy Taproom, Albany. LarkFest after-party. 8pm.

MUSIC: Paradox Saints @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. With Tambourelli & Her SuperTrips and psych-rockers the Coax. 9pm. $7.

MUSIC: The North Star Trombone Ensemble @ Westminster Presbyterian Church, Albany. The trombone quartet and organist Alfred Fedak perform the music of Ives, Wagner, Victor Herbert, Lully and more. 7:30pm. FREE.

One thought on “9/24/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday”

  1. Jim Gross says:

    Who: Gross & Hart Acoustic Rock Duo
    What: Live Acoustic Rock Show at Emack & Bolios
    When: Saturday September 24th 2016 710PM Where: 366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY
    Free: All tips will benefit the The Alzheimers Association

    The Albany, NY-based performing duo of singer/guitarists Jim Gross and Dave Hart was formed in 2015.
    Singing in two-part harmony and accompanying themselves on acoustic guitars, mandolin and harmonica. Repertoire of popular music to showcase their singing and masterful playing.

    https://grossandhart.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/acoustic-rock-concert-emack-bolios-9-24-16/

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