6/18/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

June 18th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Local ’80s Musician Reunion Jam @ Philly’s Bar + Lounge, Latham. Mini sets and jams from such Greater Nippertown bands of the ’80s as Classy Trash, the Chaser Band, Penny Knight Band, the JBRJ Band, The Sharks, Kashmir, Uncle John, the Switch Band, Poor Dead Molly, Hairband Riot. 4-8pm. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: DadFest @ Washington Park, Albany. It’s a Fathers Day party in the park featuring music by featuring Ramblin Jug Stompers, the Lustre Kings, the Powerhouse Funk Band. 1pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson. Featuring Joel Rafael with John Trudell’s Bad Dog, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, Vanaver Caravan, Kim & Reggie Harris, Betty & the Baby Boomers, Motoko, Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Trouble Sisters, Roger the Jester, Tom Chapin, Edukated Fleas, Tommy Emmanuel, Tom Paxton & the Don Juans, Margo Thunderbird, Thomasina Winslow, Alejandro Escovedo, Holly Near, Valerie June, David Amram, Josh White Jr., Richard Thompson, Joe Purdy, the Kennedys, the Ils Sont Partis Band, Cry Cry Cry, the Barr Brothers, Nano Stern, Daymé Arocena, Arlo Guthrie, more. 11am. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. Featuring Ratboy Jr., Parsonsfield, Holly Bowling, The Infamous Stringdusters, Tauk, Brothers McCann, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Ari Hest, Peter Frampton, Steve Miller Band. 9am. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “What Would Utah Phillips Sing?” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A tribute concert to one of Lena’s historic linchpins featuring Magpie, Annie & Jonny Rosen, Dan Schatz, Rik Palieri, the New Economistas and Utah’s sons – Duncan and Brendan Phillips. Proceeds will go toward the creation of a permanent memorial library to honor Utah’s legacy. 7pm. $27.

MUSIC: Train @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Led by frontman Patrick Monahan, the San Francisco-based band brings its Play That Song Tour to town. With O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield. 7pm. $29.50, $39.50, $59.50 & $79.50; lawn $25.

MUSIC: Good Friends @ Bright Ideas Brewing, North Adams. The brewery celebrates its first anniversary with an afternoon of great live music from Ian O’Neil, Dennis Ryan and Christopher Ryan (basically Deer Tick minus John McCauley). With Beard & Glasses. 3-7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: “Jaws” in Concert @ Tanglewood, Lenox. The original summer movie blockbuster, directed by Steven Spielberg, with an Academy Award-winning score that made John Williams a household name, “Jaws” is the ultimate film-with-live-orchestra experience. Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they perform the entire score in sync with one of the greatest motion pictures of all time. 8pm. $23-$124.

FESTIVAL/ART/MUSIC: LARAC June Arts Festival @ various locations, Glens Falls. Featuring music by Kirsti Blow, Alan Dunham & Liz Winge, PJ Ferguson, the Buffalo Brass Machine, Grafton Street Trio, Doug Irving, Craic Agus Ceol, Colette & the Mudcats, more. 10am. FREE.

FESTIVAL: Sand Lake SummerFest @ Butler Park, Averill Park. Featuring music by the Averill Park High School Jazz Band, the Old Time Dance Band. 1pm. FREE.

DANCE: Riverdance @ Proctors, Schenectady. The international Irish dance phenomenon is back for its 20th
Anniversary World Tour. 1:30 & 6:30pm. $25-$75.

MUSIC: Misunderstood @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Indiana garage-punk band. With The Location and Odd Body. 7:30pm. $6.

THEATER: “Travels with a Masked Man” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The On the Stage Series continues with John Hadden’s play about deception, espionage and rough filial love, based on his book “Conversations with a Masked Man: My Father, the CIA, and Me.” 2pm. $20.

THEATER: “Taffeta Memories” @ Cook Park, Colonie. Last chance! Take a spin back to America of Happier Days with the musical tale of the reunion of the sister singing group, the Taffetas. Directed by Michael C. Mensching with musical direction by Alex Malsan. 2pm. FREE.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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