8/20/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

August 20th, 2017, 7:44 am by Greg

MUSIC: Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. With Tom Freund. 8pm. $49.50, $69.50 & $89.50.

MUSIC: Richard Barone @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Formerly of The Bongos, Barone hits the Caffe stage in support of his album, Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village in the 1960s. 7pm. $22.

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MUSIC: Goo Goo Dolls @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The Long Way Home Tour. With Phillip Phillips. 8pm. $29.50, $49.50, $69.50, $79.50; lawn $20.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Jazz in the Valley @ Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie. Featuring Jeff “Siege” Siegel Sextet, Christopher Dean Sullivan Ensemble, Elio Villafranca & the Jass Syncopators, Swing Unlimited, the Mongo Santamaria Project, more. 12noon. $60; students $20. GO HERE for more info and the complete line-up…

MUSIC: Marshall Crenshaw & Los Straitjackets @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The Popmeister-meets-the Twangmasters. 7pm. $30.

MUSIC: Jeff “Tain” Watts Trio @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The acclaimed drummer is joined by guitarist Paul Bollenback and bassist Orlando le Fleming. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

COMEDY: David Sedaris @ Tanglewood, Lenox. Celebrating the publication of his new book, “Theft by Finding.” 8pm. $43- $120.

MUSIC: Darling Valley @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The indie rockers play the final show in the Crystal Clear acoustic music series. 12:30pm. FREE.

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.

MUSIC: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ the Saratoge Performing Arts Center’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The program features Debussy’s “Danse sacrée et Danse profane for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass,” Ravel’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano,” Caplet’s “Conte fantastique for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello” and Chausson’s “Concerto in D major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21.” 3pm.

MUSIC: Amernet String Quartet @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. Playing Hugo Wolf’s “Italian Serenade”; Erwin Schulhoff’s “Quartet #1; and Antonín Dvořák’s “Quartet in G-major, Op. 106.” 4pm. $25 & $55.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ My Place & Co., Castleton. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Fresh Paint @ Colony, Woodstock. A rock ‘n’ roll outfit with blues, boogie, funk and psychedelic soul undertones 8pm. $10.

THEATER: “Avenue Q: The Musical” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The Local Actors Guild performs the Tony Award-winning, R-rated puppet musical. 2pm. $20. Through Sunday, August 27.

MUSIC: Playin’ With Fire @ Riverside Park, Coxsackie. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

MUSIC: Time for Three @ the Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown. The groundbreaking, genre-jumping trio blends elements of classical, country western, Gypsy and jazz idioms forming a blend all its own. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: But, Pyrite @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With the Savage Randys and Non-Compliants. 7pm. $7.

MUSIC: Deb Cavanaugh @ Emack & Bolio’s, Albany. A special family show with the limberjack, “crankie” and songs for all to sing along. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Big Creek @ Lyons Lake, Nassau. 4pm.

DANCE: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company @ Freedom Park, Scotia. 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…