5/14/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

May 14th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany. The harbinger of the outdoor summer festival season is here! Bands playing today include the Holly & Evan Band, the Erin Harkes Band, the Delfonics, the Andrew Wheeler Duo, Sydney Worthley, Dyer Switch Band, Ramblin Jug Stompers and more. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule…

MUSIC: Laura Marling @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. The fab singer-songwriter in support of her new album Semper Femina. With Valley Queen. 7:30pm.

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MUSIC: NY Women Singing for Suffrage @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $27. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…

MUSIC: Blues & Roots Brunch @ the Upper Room, Albany. Guitarists Mark Emanatian and Jeremy Walz. 11am. FREE.

MUSIC: Empire State Youth Orchestra and Youth Percussion Ensemble @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The concert honoring ESYPE co-director Richard Albagli features “Javelin” by Michael Torke, Russell Peck’s “The Glory and the Grandeur” and Alexander Borodin’s “Symphony No. 2.” 4pm. $20; $10 students & seniors.

THEATER: “Some People Hear Thunder” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The world premiere of a new musical love story by Gerson Smoger and Jeffrey Sorkin. Directed by and starring Kevin McGuire. 2pm. Through Sunday, May 28. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! Willkommen! Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award revival of the classic Kander & Ebb musical. 2pm. $20-$90.

THEATER: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Last chance! SLOC wraps up its 2016-17 season with the Pulitizer Prize-winning comic tale of life on the corporate ladder. Directed by Michael Camelo. 2pm.

THEATER: “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. A Park Playhouse production. 2pm. $20; Free children.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…