10/1/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

October 1st, 2016, 7:45 am by Greg

MUSIC: Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The surviving two-thirds of Peter, Paul & Mary carry on their folk tradition. 8pm. $35, $45 & $57.

MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ Valatie Community Theatre, Valatie. The Troy singer-songwriter with the booming baritone voice returns to the intimate Valatie theater. 8pm. $25.

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MUSIC: The Frank Jaklitsch Band @ Hibernian Hall, Albany. It was originally booked as a Frank Jaklitsch & Friends show until Frank died in August. Now his “& Friends” will gather to pay him tribute, led by Bobby Long. 8pm.

MUSIC: Moriah Formica @ Rascals, Guilderland. It’s the CD release party for the teen’s debut EP, Bring It On. 9pm.

MUSIC: Amy Ray & Her Band @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The brunette half of the Indigo Girls brings her band to town showcasing selection from her her half-dozen solo albums. With Chely Wright co-headlining the show. 9pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Huichica East @ Chaseholm Farm, Pine Plains. Day Two of the two-day fest features A.R.D., Yesway, Lauren Shera, Baskery, Driftwood Soldier, Mirah, Purling Hiss, Julia Jacklin, Woods and Phosphorescent. Music starts at 11am. $50. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

COMEDY: Steven Wright @ The Egg, Albany. As dry as the sahara, but funny… 8pm. $35, $45 & $55.

MUSIC: Alegria @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. This talented group of musicians is led by flamenco guitarist Maria Zementauski and features Monica Wilson Roach, Joses Miralles and Brian Melick, as well as dancer La Nina. 8pm. $18; $10 if under age 18.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Adirondack Independence Music Festival @ Wood Park, Lake George. Day Two of the two-day fest features Joe Mansman & the Midnight Revival Band, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Hayley Jane & the Primates, Rich Ortiz, Formula 5, Sophistafunk and the Spin Doctors. Partial proceeds will benefit the Gayle Nelson family, whose home was just partially destroyed by fire. Music starts at 12:30pm. $15; FREE kids age 12 & under. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

CABARET: “Helluva Town: A New York Soundtrack” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano celebrate the Big Apple with an eclectic mix of musical numbers from Broadway, Hollywood, and the pop/jazz songbook. 8pm. $20; $10 for age 21 & under.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Melt Away Cancer Benefit @ the Little Italy MarketPlace, Troy. Featuring Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Victory Soul Orchestra, Erin Harkes, CC Vagabonds, more. 12noon. $10.

MUSIC: Livingston Taylor & the Saint Rose Orchestra @ the Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. Singer-songwriter-educator and a member of the musically over-achieving Taylor family teams up with the conductor David Bebe and the college’s student orchestra. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Oktoberfest @ Chatham Brewing, Chatham. Featuring music by BrezzyGrass, Sitting Plush and Side Show Willie. 3pm.

MUSIC: Blind Crow Band @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm.

COMEDY: Tim Dillon @ MASS MoCA’s Club B10, North Adams. Subbing for Jena Friedman, who was originally scheduled to perform. 8pm. $22 & $28; $10 students.

THEATER: “The Bakelite Masterpiece” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. The American premiere. It’s the end of World War II, and Holland is in chaos. The artist Van Meegeren is arrested. His crime? Selling a long-lost painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer to the Nazi leader, Hermann Goering. 7pm. Through Sunday, October 23.

MUSIC: Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely @ The Falcon, Marlboro. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Noah Preminger & Dan Tepfer @ the Beattie-Powers House, Catskill. An evening of jazz sax and piano duets. 5pm.

COMEDY: “Comedy on the Edge” @ the Pearl Street Pub, Albany. Featuring headliner Angela Cobb. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Nancy Atlas Project @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. Featuring Clark Gayton. 8pm. $25 & $35.

MUSIC: The Chuck Lamb Quartet @ Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs. The pianist for the Brubeck Brothers Band celebrates the released of his new album, North by Northeast. Also featuring saxman Jeff Nania, drummer Steve Holloway and cellist Petia Kassarova. 7:30pm. $30.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Brentano String Quartet @ Union College Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. Performing Haydn’s Quartet, Op. 20, No. 1 and Mendelssohn’s Quartet, Op. 44, No. 2. 5pm reception; 5:45pm music. $50

THEATER: “Outside Mullingar” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. This charmer of a play by Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley whisks you away on a delightful journey to the farmlands of Ireland and the unlikely romance between two middle-aged neighbors. 3 & 8pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, October 16. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: The Quartet @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. An evening of jazz featuring Stuart Quimby (flute), Tony Kieraldo (piano), Terence Murren (bass) and Peter O’Brien (drums). 8pm $20; $10 students.

MUSIC: Skeleton Keys @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Badfish @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Sublime tribute band. With Paranoid Social Club. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Soul Provider @ the Rustic Barn Pub, Troy, 8pm.

MUSIC: Charlotte Dobbs @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The soprano is accompanied by pianist Renana Gutman. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A tribute to the swinging vintage Vegas scene led by Frank Sinatra. 2 & 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Il Divo @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The classical crossover group brings thier Amor & Pasion Tour to town, wrapping up a wild, Alice Cooper-to-R. Kelly-to-Postmodern Jukebox week at the Palace. 7:30pm. $45, $65, $85 & $125.

MUSIC: The Silver Chain Band @ the Black Cat Ale House, Cohoes. 6pm.

MUSIC: Memories of Patsy @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Patsy Cline tribute show. 7:30pm. $29 & $39.

MUSIC: The Four Nations Ensemble @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Performing “Nocturne for the Kings of Spain,” the last in a concert series of Baroque music celebrating the Clark’s exhibition “Splendor, Myth and Vision: Nudes from the Prado.” 7:30pm. $35; $15 students.

MUSIC: The Otherside @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band. 9pm. FREE.

FILM: “Asbury Short Film Concert” @ The Linda, Albany. New York City’s longest running short film exhibition and traveling show returns to Albany for a seventh consecutive year. 8pm. $10.