9/25/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

September 25th, 2016, 7:42 am by Greg

MUSIC: Trixie Whitley @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. She’s the daughter of the late, great avant-bluesman Chris Whitley. She was the vocalist and frontperson for Daniel Lanois’ short-lived supergroup, Black Dub. And she’s recorded some mighty powerful solo albums since then, including her latest, Porta Bohemica. Do. Not. Miss. With Indigo Street. 8pm. $25 & $35.

MUSIC: Sylvia Tyson & Scarlet Rivera @ The Falcon, Marlboro. One-half of the Canadian folk duo Ian & Sylvia teams up with Bob Dylan’s former violinist. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

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MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Concert Across America to End Gun Violence @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Featuring Marshall Crenshaw, Mike + Ruthy, Connor Kennedy & Minstrel and Kate Pierson in a benefit concert for the Family of Woodstock. 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: Concert Across America to End Gun Violence @ the Society of the Congregational Church, Great Barrington. Featuring Maureen O’Flynn, Bobby Sweet, David Reed, Terry a la Berry, Teresa Mango, David Grover, the Beeline Ramblers and the Matchstick Architects. 2pm. GO HERE for more info…

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

MUSIC: The DuPont Brothers @ Colegrove Park, North Adams. The indie-folk brother duo from Vermont is well known for their guitar melodies and vocals. 2pm. FREE.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George. Day Two of the two-day fest features Tigerman WHOA, Ubuntu, Barika, Sly Fox & the Hustlers, the Ryan Montbleau Band and Gratefully Yours. 12noon. $20 & $25; FREE under age 16. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Lenox Apple Squeeze @ Main Street, Lenox. Day Two of the free two-day fest features Jessica Roemischer, Tom Gizzi, John Davidson, Izzy Heltai & Secret Creature, Black Mountain Symphony and more. 10am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The GrooveBarbers @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. The rock and soul a cappella quartet sings a benefit concert for Opera Saratoga with guest soprano Inna Dukach, the Bandersnatchers and the Dynamics. 4pm. $50; $25 if under age 21.

MUSIC: Maria Muldaur @ The Parlor, Northampton. “Midnight at the Oasis” and more… 7pm. $35.

MUSIC: Mariachi El Bronx @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Dead Heavens and Pounded by the Surf. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Lazy Suns @ the Stony Creek Inn, Stony Creek. 6pm.

COMEDY/FILM: Woodstock Comedy Festival @ Mescal Hornbeck Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock. The three-day fest wraps up with screenings of a pair of documentaries – “Can We Take a Joke?” and “In the Name of Comedy.” 1pm. $10. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Michael Benedict’s Jazz Vibes @ the New York Restaurant, Catskill. 1pm.

THEATER: “The Tavern” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Steven Patterson directs George M. Cohan’s vintage melodrama as the first production on the Bridge Street Theatre’s new Mainstage. 2pm. $20; $10 students age 21 & under.

MUSIC: “100 Years of Cole Porter” @ Spencertown Academy, Spencertown. Featuring Lincoln Mayorga, Sheri Bauer-Mayorga and friends. 2pm. $25. UPDATE: This performance has been postponed…

THEATER: “American Son” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Last chance! 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. 5pm. $49. GO HERE to read review…

READING: “Everything You Are About to See Really Happened” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. An evening of poetry featuring Gregg Japhy, Vladimir Nahitchevansky and Frank Messina. 7:30pm. $10.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “A View from the Bridge” @ Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. The Arthur Miller classic as directed by Ivo van Hove and starring Mark Strong. 11am. $15.