12/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

December 18th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

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MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Buck-Stock @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. A benefit concert co-hosted by guitarslingers Scotty Mac and Joe Mele to raise funds for the family of the late Buck Malen. Featuring Mac & Harrison, Super 400, the High Rollers featuring Matt Mirabile & Jill Hughes, Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers, the Chris Busone Band, the Lustre Kings, Soul Sky, the Lawn Sausages, Johnny Rabb & the Tichy Boys, Frank Daley, Luke McNamee, Dave Schachne and more. 2-9pm. $10 minimum donation. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Darlingside @ The Egg, Albany. Winners of the Folk Alliance’s Artist of the Year Award draw from folk, bluegrass, classical and even barbershop on the tightly-arranged tunes from the latest album, Birds Say. With Tall Heights. 7pm. $29.50.

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MUSIC: Good Things Band @ Spindles on Remsen, Cohoes. Bob Long, Kaki Quintana and Michael Eck bring back Sunday sessions, carrying on the tradition and the music of Frank Jaklitsch. 5pm.

MUSIC: Sing Solstice @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Featuring Magpie and Kim & Reggie Harris. With the Pokingbrook Morris Dancers. 7pm. $26 & $40.

MUSIC: A Saratoga Christmas With the McKrells @ Homemade Theater at SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Sawyer Fredericks @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Local boy makes good. If you missed his recent sold-out concert at The Egg, you’ve got another chance to catch the winner of NBC-TV’s “The Voice” in concert. With Gabriel Wolfchild & the Northern Light. 7pm.

CABARET: Hedda Lettuce @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The self-described “world’s first and premier eco-friendly drag queen,” brings her annual holiday show, “Lettuce Rejoice!” featuring her patented blend of poised characters, startling satire and original music, back to town. 7pm. $20.

THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot. For happily ever aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 2pm. $25-$65. Through December 24. GO HERE to read review…

COMEDY/TALK: A John Waters Christmas @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. An unforgettable night of holiday mischief as the writer-director pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor and effectively “puts the X in Xmas.” 7:30pm. $25, $35, $45 & $100.

MUSIC: The Marc Black Omelette Quartet @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Featuring Marc Black, Pete Levin, Eric Parker and Mike Esposito. 10am. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Erik Lawrence & Hipmotism @ The Falcon, Marlboro. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “Holiday Memories” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and “A Christmas Memory” adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke and directed by John Sowle. 2pm. $20; $10 age 21 & under.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Melodies of Christmas @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The annual holiday show featuring the Empire State Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale with special guests Fireworks Ensemble, the Northeast Ballet and Orlando’s School of Dance. 3pm.

????: Jillian Michaels @ The Egg, Albany. The personal trainer and wellness coach on NBC-TV’s “The Biggest Loser.” 8pm. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled….

THEATER: “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. Last chance! Directed by Jenna Ware. 2pm. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Last chance! Homemade Theater’s production based on the classic television special. 1pm. $18; $12 children age 12 & under.

THEATER: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The students of the Park Playhouse Kids program brings the classic animated television special to life on stage. 2pm. $20.

ICE SHOW: Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Last chance! Skating into the holiday season with the heroic stories of four Disney princesses. 2pm. $18-$63.

MUSIC: Celebration of Lessons and Carols @ Kinderhook Reformed Church, Kinderhook. The seventh annual celebration features readings, congregational singing and choral and organ music, all of the Christmas season. 4pm.

THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The holiday classic presented by Staging Youths’ Future, Inc. 2pm. $15.

THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Travis G. Daly directs the annual community production adapted from Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. 2 & 5:30pm. $38; $28 children ages 16 & under. Through Thursday, December 22.

THEATER: “‘Twas the Land of the Night Before” @ Proctors’ Fenimore Gallery, Schenectady. A holiday musical. 2pm. $20; $18 seniors & kids age 12 & under.