8/15/17: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

August 15th, 2017, 7:03 am by Greg

MUSIC: Buddy Guy @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. At age 81 the seven-time Grammy Award-winning bluesman is still one of the finest, most exciting guitarists on the planet. With Quinn Sullivan. 7:30pm. $49.50 & $59.50.

MUSIC: Joe Bonamassa @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The Utica-area guitarslinger has been a regular on the Greater Nippertown scene since he was a chubby 13-year-old playing at Bogie’s and Pauly’s Hotel. 8pm. $66-$156.

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MUSIC: Grizzly Bear @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. In support of their new album, Painted Ruins (slated for release on Friday), the bands kicks off a two-night stand. With Delicate Steve. 8:30pm. $48. Also at 8:30pm on Wednesday.

MUSIC: The McKrells @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. 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: Drew Vanderhorn @ Bull’s Head Inn, Cobleskill. It’s Bluesday Tuesday… 6:30pm. FREE.

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. 1:30pm.

MUSIC: Off the Record @ the Saratoga Winery, Saratoga Springs. 3pm.

MUSIC: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The program features Mozart’s “Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397” and “Divertimento in E-flat major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 563” as well as Tchaikovsky’s “Selections from Les saisons for Piano, Op. 37b” and “Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 50.” 8pm.

MUSIC: Get Up Jack @ Brunswick Family Community Center Lawn, Troy. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Rusticator @ Orsini Park, Altamont. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Last Daze @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Crow Ridge @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Beach Boys @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Mike Love and the “boys.” 7pm. $56-$146.

MUSIC: Hands of Time @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush. 6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: T.S. Ensemble @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 after.

MUSIC: Rochmon Record Club @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Chuck Vosganian digs deep and wide to present an entertaining, illuminating program of anecdotes, biographical and technical information, and photos all about one album. This month it’s Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. 7pm. $5.

ART: BYO Crit Night @ Collar Works, Troy. Share your work and ideas with peers and get feedback. Hosted by John W. Yost and Monica Bill Hughes with guest critic Sanford Mirling, Professor of Art at Middlebury College and co-founder of Collar Works. 6pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC: VIVA N.Y. Variety Night @ Rivers Casino, Schenectady. Hosted by Erin Harkes. 6pm. FREE.

FILM: “The Jungle Book” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 1pm. 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…