8/9/17: Today’s Tops Tips: Wednesday

August 9th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Soul Rebels @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany. The Soul Rebels play pop tunes performed New Orleans brass band style, and stirred up with funk and soul with elements of hip-hop, jazz and rock. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Made in the Shade of The Egg concert series schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: New York State Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. Veteran southern rockers the Charlie Daniels Band headline the day-long fest. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule of bands…

Post continues below...
Advertisement

TALK: The History of Rock and Roll in Saratoga @ Saratoga Springs Public Library, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Thomas Dimopoulos, Bobby Dick, Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Larry Wies, Joe Deuel, Robert Millis, Greg Haymes and George Demers. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Marin Alsop conducts Day One of the American Classics program featuring cello master Yo-Yo Ma. 8pm.

MUSIC: Chuck Lamb @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Hall of Springs, Saratoga Springs. The Live at the Jazz Bar series continues with the Brubeck Brothers’ keyboardist. 9:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Lustre Kings @ River Park Gazebo, Green Island. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Green Island Gazebo concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The McKrells @ Shepard Park, Lake George. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “At Home at the Zoo” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Directed by Eric Hill, Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo (Zoo Story)” joins Albee’s classic 1959 play, “The Zoo Story,” with its prequel, “Homelife” (2004) written 45 years later. 7pm. $52. Through Saturday, August 26.

MUSIC: Rumours @ Riverfront Park, Troy. Fleetwood Mac tribute band. With BAERD. 5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Rockin’ on the River concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Hamell on Trial @ the Low Beat, Albany. A one-man assault on all that’s wrong in the world… 7pm.

MUSIC: Chris Webby @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With MAR, Bizarre and Jedi Ry.8pm. $20.

THEATER: “Glitches in Reality” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The close-up magic act featuring illusionist Simon Coronel, is being directed by Chad Rabinovitz as a part of Adirondack Theatre Festival’s 23rd summer season. 2 & 5:30pm. $40. Through August 12.

MUSIC: Off The Record @ Warehouse Grill & BBQ, Albany. ’60s futurist minimalist trio. 6pm.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Stony Creek Band @ Malta Community Center Lawn, Malta. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Malta Summer Concert Series schedule…

MUSIC: The 317 @ Coeymans Landing Gazebo, Ravena. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Evenings on the Green concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Rusticator @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Evenings on the Green concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Mamma Mia!” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The smash hit jukebox musical is jam-packed with those sunny, irresistibly catchy songs of ABBA. Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill. 8pm. Through Sunday, August 13.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes Duo @ Wolff’s Biergarten, Troy. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Caroga Lake Music Festival @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Masters of Nostalgia @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Schenectady. Dave Pedinotti leads the classic rock/folk-rock band. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Triskele @ North End Firehouse Lawn, Rensselaer. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Family Summer Concert Series schedule…

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats. 10pm.

MUSIC: J.P. Murphy Band @ Windsor Lake, North Adams. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Warren County Ramblers @ the Warrensburg Bandstand, Warrensburg. With Hoddy Ovitt. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

COMEDY: The Magic Trunk @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Wildcard @ Burbank Park, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete Live on the Lake concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Robanic @ Chalybeate Park, Sharon Springs. 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…