8/22/17: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

August 22nd, 2017, 7:15 am by Greg

MUSIC: Los Straitjackets @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Having already played with Nick Lowe and Marshall Crenshaw this month, guitarslinger and Rensselaer native Eddie Angel and his masked band bring their trademark surf ‘n’ twang sound to town for a homecoming show. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Howlin’ on the Hudson @ Dutch Apple Cruises, Albany. It’s the final Howlin’ on the Hudson concert-cruise of the season – a three-hour tour on the river with Wild Adriatic. 7pm. $30. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert/cruise schedule…

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MUSIC: Stick Men @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Bassist Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel), drummer Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr. Mister) and guitarist Markus Reuter (The Crimson ProjeKt). 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie. With founder-guitarist Kim Simmonds at the helm, Savoy Brown was one of the pioneering British blues bands of the ’60s, helping to launch the U.K. blues movement that brought blues music back to the USA. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Oklahoma!” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Last chance! 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.

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: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The program features Barrière’s “Sonata in G major for Two Cellos,” Leclair’s “Sonata for Two Violins in E major, Op. 12, No. 2,” Handel/Halvorsen’s “Passacaglia in G minor for Violin and Viola (or Cello),” Mendelssohn’s “Andante and Allegro brillant for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 92,” Brahms’ “Scherzo, WoO 2, from ‘F-A-E’ Sonata for Violin and Piano” and Schumann’s “Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 44.” 8pm.

MUSIC: Starline Rhythm Boys @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: The Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra @ Cook Park, Colonie. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

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

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

THEATER: “The Lion King Jr.” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A Park Playhouse Kids production. 2pm. $15. Through Saturday.

OPEN MIC/COMEDY: Low Beat Comedy Open Mic Night @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7:30pm sign-up; 8pm show.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Sign-up at 6pm; show at 7pm. FREE.

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

FILM: “Toy Story 3” @ 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…