8/14/17: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

August 14th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Eli Young Band @ Riverfront Park, Troy. The contemporary country band has played the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and the Times Union Center in recent years, but tonight they’ll play a free concert in Troy as part of the the New York-Penn League All-Star Fan Fest. With Skeeter Creek. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sutton Foster @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. With her high-spirited charisma and brightly expressive voice, the Braodway star and two-time Tony Award winner (Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes), makes her debut on the Mahaiwe stage for an intimate and unforgettable evening. 8pm. $80, $90 & $115.

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MUSIC: The Magdalens @ the Albany Elks Lodge Lawn, Albany. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Matthew Curry @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Peter Frampton and Steve Miller are fans of this young blues-rocker who can “shout like Joe Cocker and play guitar like a young Jeff Beck,” according to The Edmonton Sun.

MUSIC: Downstairs Work @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Glowing Bug. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC/FILM: Bites Camera Action @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. The Victory Soul Orchestra fires up the music at 5pm; followed by an outdoor screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at 8:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Noise Between Stations @ Dana Park, Albany. With Peter Annello and the Hard Luck Souls. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Oklahoma!” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical revolutionized the genre with its closely integrated book and score, in which a diverse assortment of individuals struggle to create lives for themselves in the newly settled Oklahoma Territory. Hit tunes include “People Will Say We’re in Love,” “I Cain’t Say No,” “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” and “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top.” 1:30m. Through August 22.

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: Erin Harkes @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. FREE. NY

MUSIC: Harrison/Jensen Trio @ Rotterdam Senior Center Lawn, Rotterdam. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

OPEN MIC: Monday Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm show. $3; FREE students.

JAM SESSION: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Hosted by Scotty Mac. 8pm. FREE.

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…