8/10/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

August 10th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

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THEATER: “YOUARENOWHERE” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Theater-maker Andrew Schneider presents his Obie Award-winning experimental theater piece, inspired by quantum mechanics and parallel universes. 8pm. Also at 8pm on Friday. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

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MUSIC: Galactic @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The veteran New Orleans funk-and-soul band was the hit of last year’s PearlPalooza. With the Hip Abduction. 8pm. $30-$50.

MUSIC: Jerling, Kribs & Lambiase @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Spa City favorites Michael Jerling and John Kribs are joined by Long Island singer-songwriter Ray Lambiase. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Surfer Blood @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. In support of their latest album, Snowdonia. With Katie von Schleicher and Sound of Ceres. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Tas Cru’s All-Star Park Jam @ Dutchman’s Landing Park, Catskill. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The blues-rocker takes a turn toward a more contemporary country sound on his brand new album, Lay It on Down. With Sly Fox & the Hustlers. 8pm. $39.75, $49.75 & $59.75. GO HERE to read an interview…

MUSIC: The Dylan Canterbury Quintet @ Jay Street, Schenectady. The Jazz On Jay lunchtime concert series continues with the trumpeter joined by saxman Brian Patneaude, pianist Rob Lindquist, bassist Rich Syracuse and drummer Graeme Francis. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Dadtet @ Niskayuna Town Hall Gazebo, Niskayuna. Featuring trombonist Ben O’Shea, saxmen Dave Fisk and Brian Patneaude, pianist Dave Gleason, bassist Mike Lawrence and drummer Andy Hearn. 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: Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Marin Alsop conducts an all-Gershwin evening with jazz group the Marcus Roberts Trio. 8pm.

OPERA: “The Seige of Calais” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. The story of courage and self-sacrifice in the year-long Siege of Calais during the Hundred Years’ War inspired composer Donizetti’s rarely-heard Italian bel canto work. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Cannon the Brave @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum Rooftop, Saratoga Springs. The Upbeat on the Roof concert series continues with identical twin sisters Allyson (vocals) and Whitney Smith (keyboard, vocals) leading the band – Eric Margan (multi-instrumentalist), Mike Campana (guitar) and Brian Beverly (bass). 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: John Morse Band @ Canal Square, Cohoes. With River Junction. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Whiskey Myers @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With the Steel Woods. 9pm. $17.

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. 5:30 & 8pm. $40. Through August 12.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Lake George Beach Club, Lake George. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Bellini’s, Latham. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Heavenly Echoes @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Blues Noir @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Hey Jude…The Tribute @ Guilderland Performing Arts Center, Guilderland. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Estrella Samba y Salsa @ Senate Garage, Kingston. Pianist Peggy Stern leads the band, which also features bassist John Menegon, drummer Peter O’Brien, trumpeter Chris Pasin and vocalist Teri Roiger. 7:30pm. $15.

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: Buffalo Stack @ Colony, Woodstock. With Patrick Collins. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Kyle Bourgault Band @ Schaghticoke Town Hall Lawn, Melrose. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Goose @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. 9:30pm. Pay what you want…

EVENT: Troy Public Library @ Barker Park, Troy. The Troy Public Library will host a Story Hour with a visit from a very special reader, a Fairy Queen. Join us when Queen Mab from the Enchanted City comes to Barker Park to reads us stories. Appropriate for children ages 4-10 years of age, and the wearing of fairy wings is encouraged. 11am. 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…