11/6/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

November 6th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Pat Donohue @ Caffe Lena at Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs. From swing to jazz to bottleneck blues to folk, the Grammy Award-winning acoustic guitarist plays it all with a flourish of artistry and melodic inspiration. 7pm. $24.

COMEDY: Bill Mahar @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The election is two days away and Bill Mahar is in town? Oh, this is gonna be good… 8pm. $39.50, $49.50, $55.50, $69.50 & $95.50.

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MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. Just in time for Veterans Day, Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck offer a musical salute to America’s Armed Forces. 2pm. FREE.

TALK: “We Can Talk About It Now: Working with The Band” @ Saratoga Springs Public Library, Sartoga Springs. John Simon – the producer of The Band’s classic first two albums, Music from Big Pink and The Band – will discuss and demonstrate how the compositions, arrangements and instrumentation came together to create these monumental recordings. 12:30pm. FREE. Also at Clifton Park-Half Moon Public Library, Clifton Park at 3pm. FREE. GO HERE to read a review…

COMEDY: Pretty Much The Best Comedy Show @ Proctors’ Underground, Schenectady. Headliner Shane Mauss is on a good trip. In fact, A Good Trip is the title of his current 75-city psychedelic comedy tour. 7pm. $20.

CABARET: “No Biz Like Show Biz” @ the Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Flo Hayle brings the best of the Broadway Songbook to Bridge Street for a special one-time-only benefit performance. 2pm. $15.

MUSIC: John Gorka @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Simply one of our finest singer-songwriters, funny and heartbreaking at the same time. With Lisa Martin. 7pm. $25.

THEATER: “Butter to the Edges” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Last chance! Written and performed by Mary Mott, the one-woman comedy about aging is directed by Bob Moss. 2pm. $30. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Off Broadway Salute” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The Music Company Orchestra and the Mohawk Valley Chorus serve up a benefit concert for the Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs. 3pm. $25; $23 students.

FILM: “The Lennon Report” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The true story of what transpired at Roosevelt Hospital after the fateful shots were fired outside the Dakota apartments on December 8, 1980. 12noon & 6pm. $5.