5/28/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

May 28th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Tony Trischka & Michael Daves @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. It’s the Cock ‘n Bull’s 41st birthday bash! A dinner of classic summer dishes starting at 4pm, followed by a 7pm concert by the bluegrass greats. All for $40.

MUSIC: Old Crow Medicine Show @ Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Ommegang continues its season-opening weekend with the fab Americana band playing Dylan’s classic Blonde on Blonde album in its entirety. With Driftwood opening the show. 7pm. $40 in advance; Free for children age 5 & under.

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MUSIC: Cake @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Today’s the big grand opening of MASS MoCA’s Building 6 exhibit spaces, capped off with a concert by the veteran Cali alt-rockers kicking off the summer performance series. 8pm. $45 & $55.

MUSIC: The 1975 @ Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls. Nominated for British Group And British Album of the Year at the 2017 Brit Awards, the Manchester art-popsters roll into town in support of their sophomore album, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it. With Colouring. 8pm. $32, $37 & $42.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The 9th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. This benefit concert for Family of Woodstock’s Crisis Hotline and the John Herald Fund for Musicians in Need stars some of the best Hudson Valley musicians interpreting the rich Dylan songbook, including Larry Campbell, Cindy Cashdollar, Jay Collins, Marshall Crenshaw, Zach Djanikian, Amy Helm, Jonah Smith, Brian Hollander, Robin LeMartel, Charles Lyonhart, Kate Pierson, Rich Pagano, Eric Redd and Nick Spinetti. The houseband for the show features Connor Kennedy, Will Bryant, Lee Falco and Brandon Morrison. 8pm. $25, $45 & $65.

MUSIC: Sawyer Fredericks @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Fultonville winner of NBC-TV’s “The Voice” plays the final night of an unprecedented three-night stand at the Caffe. With Will Moyer. 7pm. $37. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

VARIETY/FUNDRAISER: Performathon @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Open mic for the benefit of the theater with headline performances by magician Sean Doolan (4pm), Foggy Otis (4:45pm) and basketball star Terri Mateer (7:30pm). 9am-10pm. $2; $1 ages 12-21; FREE kids under age 12. GO HERE for more info…

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: “Kunstler” @ Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. Jeff McCarthy stars in Jeffrey Sweet’s play about radical lawyer and civil rights activist William Kunstler. 3pm. Through Saturday, June 10.

MUSIC: Moonshine Holler @ Bascom Lodge, Adams. 6pm.

MUSIC: Jason Irwin @ King Neptune’s Pub, Lake George. Solo acoustic. 5pm.

THEATER: “True West” @ Ghent Playhouse, Ghent. Sam Shepard’s play examines the tension between two estranged brothers – Hollywood screenwriter Austin and drifter/thief Lee. Directed by Patrick White. 3pm. $20; $10 students. Through Sunday, June 4.

MUSIC: The Guillermo Klein Sextet @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The pianist-composer is joined by Miguel Zenon, Seamus Blake, Matt Pavolka, Rodrigo Recabarren and bandoneon player Tirman Deus. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

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…