8/13/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

August 13th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Yemen Blues with Ravid Kahalani @ Music Haven, Schenectady. Music Haven wraps up its 2017 summer season of concerts with a big bold blend of Arabian funk, jazz & soul. With Ahmed AlShaiba. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: RetroFutura @ the Times Union Center, Albany. It’s an ’80s flashback with Howard Jones, the English Beat, Paul Young, Men Without Hats, Modern English, Katrina. 7pm. $25, $45, $55, $65 & $75.

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MUSIC: Roosevelt Dime @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Brooklyn band’s bedrock of New Orleans rhythms underpins their blend of Americana, blues, bluegrass and Crescent City juke joint R&B. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC/CRUISE/FUNDRAISER: Albany Summer Jazz Cruise @ Dutch Apple Cruises, Albany. Heard plays the three-hour concert/cruise with proceeds going to community radio station WCAA-LP and the Madison Avenue Fire Fund. Boat departs the dock at 4pm. $35 (includes food).

MUSIC: Guerrilla Basilica Improvisations @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. Mid-afternoon, avant-garde world music celebration featuring Art Omi’s newest cohort of international musician fellows, who will spontaneously create ensembles picked by the audience. 2pm. FREE.

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

MUSIC: Jen Chapin @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The acclaimed singer-songwriter brings her unique style of soulful, jazzy “urban folk” to town as part of the Rogovoy Salon, a new music and literary series curated and hosted by Hudson cultural journalist and music critic Seth Rogovoy. 7pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The Adirondack Folk Festival @ the Boathouse Theater, Schroon Lake. An all-day festival featuring Three Quarter North, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Larry Ebere, Steven Gratto, Atwater & Donnelly. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

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

MUSIC: North by North @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Good Fiction and Dad Djokes. 7pm.

MUSIC: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The program features Beethoven’s “Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano, Op. 12, No. 3”; Shostakovich’s “Trio No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 8”; Rzewski’s “Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues” from Four North American Ballads for Piano; Beethoven’s “Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20.” 3pm.

MUSIC: Brett Dennen @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. 7pm. $35 & $55.

DANCE: “Trisha Brown: In Plain Site” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. A special site-specific presentation by the Trisha Brown Dance Company in which the audience follows the dancers as they move among locations. 1pm & 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Bailey’s Cafe, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Mamma Mia!” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Last chance! The smash hit jukebox musical is jam-packed with those sunny, irresistibly catchy songs of ABBA. Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill. 2pm.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Saratoga Winery, Saratoga Springs. 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Hearts Content Ensemble @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Caitlin Ippolit (flute), Jonathan Byron-Woodin (cello), Lory Frankel (oboe), Thomas Konow (violin), Ed Coughtry (clarinet/flute) and David Woodin (violin/viola) perform an intimate afternoon of chamber classics by Albinoni, Leroy Anderson, Bach, Bizet, Debussy, Delibes and Handel. 2pm. $15; $10 for students age 21 & under.

MUSIC: Midi Forts @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

MUSIC: Cloudburst @ Colony, Woodstock. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: Lake George British Music Invasion Weekend @ Wood Park, Lake George. Rolling Stones tribute followed by Queen tribute. 7pm. $10; free children under age 12.

MUSIC: Jerry Gretzinger in Concert: The Pack Is Back – The Rat Pack in Vegas @ Fort Salem Theater, Salem. The show chronicles the chart-topping singing careers of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. 2pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Silver Chain Band @ Riverside Park, Coxsackie. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Miner Chords @ North Greenbush Town Hall Lawn, Wynantskill. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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