10/2/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

October 2nd, 2016, 7:21 am by Greg

MUSIC: Tom Brosseau @ Club Helsinki, Hudson.
In support of his new album, North Dakota Impressions, the singer-songwriter is joining by his producer, Nickel Creek’s Sean Watkins. 8pm. $12.

MUSIC: Tophenjamin @ the Ale House, Troy. 6:30pm.

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MUSIC: Caitlin Canty @ Colegrove Park, North Adams. Her song “Get Up” from Reckless Skyline was nominated for Song of the Year at the International Folk Music Awards earlier this year. Now she’s back with a new EP, Lost in the Valley. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Vidushi Veena Chandra @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Weather permitting, the sitar concert will take place at the outdoor amphitheaterat the rear of the Zankel. 4pm.

MUSIC: Jean Michel Pilc @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Solo jazz piano concert. 7pm. Donations encouraged. 7pm.

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. 2pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, October 16. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Music for a Sunday Afternoon @ Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown. The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival wraps up its 2016 season with violinist Ayano Ninomiya, flutist Linda Chesis, cellist Clancy Newman and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine performing works by Mendelssohn, Smetana and Dick Kattenburg. 4pm. $25; $15 for 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. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 23.