6/25/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

June 25th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The 40th annual edition of the two-day fest wraps up with Gipsy Kings, Maceo Parker with the Ray Charles Orchestra, Hudson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Quinn Sullivan, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque, Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles, Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days, Blind Boy Paxton, the Noah Preminger/Jason Palmer Quartet. 12noon. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Solid Sound @ MASS MOCA, North Adams. Wilco’s three-day wraps up with Tweedy & Friends, Nels Cline Four, Quindar, the Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, Gustafer Yellowgold, Max Hatt & Edda Glass, Daniel Bachman, Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids, Mark Bittman, Andy Shauf, the Story Pirates and more. 11:15am. GO HERE for more info…

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and Dance @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. The fab three-day folk fest wraps up with Bill Spence, Roger the Jester, the Great Groove Band, Joel Eckhaus & Tim Findlen, Debra Cowan & Margaret Walters, Jamcrackers, GX3+ and more. 9am. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The Big Howl Music Festival @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. Celebrating 10 years of the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series with BBQ, plenty of beer, blacksmithing demos and great Americana music from Everest Rising, The Nellies and Rusticator. 3pm. $8. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: MaryLeigh Roohan @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. It’s a special homecoming show for the longtime Spa City resident. She’ll be playing a full-band recreation of her latest EP Living Alone. Her friend Jen Trani will be joining her from LA to play some songs that they’ve co-written. And every guest in attendance will receive an exclusive preview of her next record, which isn’t due until 2018. 7pm. $16.

MUSIC: Saintseneca @ Colony, Woodstock. Columbus alt-folksters. With J.K. Vanderbilt. 8pm. $12.

THEATER: “Upon This Rock: The Magdalene Speaks” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Roxanne Fay (“Home Fires Burning,” “Dream Child”) returns to BST with a new solo show, a fascinating and imaginative reconstruction of the life of Mary Magdalene, follower of Jesus of Nazareth. 2pm. $20; students $10.

MUSIC: Brazilian Girls @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. They are neither Brazilian nor all girls, but the Grammy nominated band brings their singular, sophisticated and catchy fusion of electronic dance music and world-beat styles to town. 8pm. $25 & $35.

MUSIC: The Miro Quartet @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. An all-Dvořák afternoon. 4pm. $30 & $55.

FUNDRAISER/MUSIC: “A Little Night Music” @ Berkshire Mountain House, Stephentown. The Stephentown Memorial Library celebrates its 70th anniversary with a gala evening featuring food, music, fun and the music of Mike McMann. 6pm. $40 or $70 per couple.

THEATER: “Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. An electronic pop musical by Nikko Benson & Benjamin Halstead. Directed by Marshall Pailet, the Adirondack Theatre Festival’s season-opening production turns up the volume on one of history’s most influential and controversial innovators, Nikola Tesla. 7:30pm. $34-$45. Through Saturday, July 1.

MUSIC: The Gage Brothers @ Emack & Bolio’s, Albany. The Akron-based band rolls into Greater Nippertown for a double-header in support of their self-titled sophomore album. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Gage Brothers @ Centre Street Pub, Schenectady. Part two of the doubleheader. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Charlie Smith’s Musical Buffet @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Bring some food and jam out… 4pm.

THEATER: “Rip Van Winkle” @ Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Last chance! The California-based Rose Center Repertory Troupe performs their brand new old-fashioned musical comedy, under the direction of Tim Nelson. 2pm.

COMEDY: Erin Jackson @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. 7pm. $12.

MUSIC: The Zucchini Brothers @ Freedom Park, Scotia. The ever-popular children’s music trio returns… 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Clifton Park Community Chorus @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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…