10/8/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

October 8th, 2017, 8:07 am by Greg

MUSIC: Psychedelic Furs @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Tommy Stinson’s Bash & Pop. 8pm. $28.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Troy Chowderfest @ various locations, Troy. Bring your appetite and enjoy the music at the main stage in Monument Square. 12noon-4pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete music schedule…

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: O+ Festival @ various locations, Kingston. The three-day music, art & wellness fest features 60 musical acts and more than 20 painters, installation artists, muralists, performance artists. Today’s performers include P.O.O.K., Ratboy Jr., Keys to the Moon, The Pauses, Dusted, the Yeahtones, Deerhoof and lots more. Music starts at 2pm. Donation.

MUSIC: EchoTest @ the Parish Public House, Albany. Led by bassist Julie Slick of the Adrian Belew Power Trio. With Ampevene. 8pm.

FESTIVAL: Goold Apple Festival @ Goold Orchards, Schodack. Entertainment by Hair of the Dog, Mike Jenkins Trio, Hill Country Cloggers, Tony & Alex Schettino. 9-5pm. $10.

MUSIC: Durham County Poets @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Soul-folk band from Quebec. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: Stephen Stills & Judy Collins @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. He wrote “Suite Judy Blues Eyes” and she was his muse. 7pm. $59 & $69. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out…

MUSIC: The Music of Thelonious Monk @ Senate Garage, Kingston. Jazzstock presents Pete Levin, John Menegon, Jeff Siegel, Jay Collins, Teri Roiger and Judi Silvano in celebration of Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday. 7:30pm. $20.

THEATER: “Tolkien & Lewis” @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Marc Whitmore and David Payne portray the two giants of fantasy literature. 2:30pm. $15, $25, $35 & $45.

MUSIC: Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass @ Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton. With Rick Redington & the Luv. 3pm. $30.

MUSIC: Spafford @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. 8pm doors. $18.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan Band @ Chicken Run, Windham. 6pm.

THEATER: “Gaslight” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. The story of a suavely handsome man who is slowly driving his wife to the brink of insanity by sowing seeds of doubt, memory loss and misperceptions. Directed by Louisa Proske. 3pm. Through Sunday, October 22.

MUSIC: Charlie King @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. Hosted by Sonny Ochs. With Reggie Harris. 2pm. $10.

MUSIC: David Bromberg Quintet @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. 7pm. $45.

THEATER: “The Color Purple” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel transformed into the Tony Award winning stage musical revival. 2pm. Through Saturday, October 14.

MUSIC: Greg Klyma @ the Ale House, Troy. Accompanied by Kevin Maul, Peter Bearup and Ed Sheridan. 7pm.

MUSIC: Kevin McKrell @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “This Is Not a Test” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Last chance. With a mix of theater, French-style clowning and contemporary circus, Troy-based Aaron Marquise stars in an original apocalyptic one-man clown show. 2pm. $20; VIP $30; children under 12 $15.

CABARET: “Sing Me a Story” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. The world premiere of a new musical revue of story songs from Cole Porter to The Beatles, featuring Tom Andersen, Lisa Asher and Scott Coulter. 2pm. $25; students age 21 & under $10.

MUSIC: Jazz Vibes @ New York Restaurant, Catskill. 1pm.

THEATER: “Lost Lake” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Imperfect strangers meet in this warm, touching and funny one-act written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn. 2pm. $50. Through Sunday, October 22. GO HERE to read a review…

MUSIC: Takacs Quartet @ Union College’s Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. 3pm. $30.

THEATER: “Sex With Strangers” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Stephen Nachamie directs Laura Eason’s smart, digital-age dramedy about a pair of writers snowbound in a bed & breakfast. Starring Jenny Strassburg and Ben Williamson. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 15. GO HERE to read a review…

MUSIC: The Chiara String Quartet @ Christ Episcopal Church, Cooperstown. Performing works by Shostakovich, Britten, Mendelssohn – and with flutist Linda Chesis a quintet by Ginastera. 4pm.

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Russell Sage College’s Meader Little Theater, Troy. The classic Kander & Ebb music directed by Leigh Strimbeck. 2pm. $15; students & seniors $12. Through Sunday, October 15.

DANCE: Paul Taylor Dance Company @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Performing “Roses,” “Continuum,” “Arden Court.” 2pm. $10, $50, $65.

THEATER: “God of Carnage” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. Last chance! This Tony Award-winning hit takes you on a 90-minute thrill ride into the most dangerous place on earth: parenthood. Two sets of parents meet for the first time to settle their sons’ nasty schoolyard tangle. Tensions quickly emerge around the best way to raise a child. The meeting progresses, the liquor flows, and the gloves come off in this viciously funny comedy of bad manners. 3pm.

THEATER: “John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present the regional premiere of the dramaric play adapted from Schenectady native John Ball’s novel, which was also the source material for the Oscar winning Best Picture movie celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. 2:30pm. $18; under age 18 $10. Through Sunday, October 15.

THEATER: “Always… Patsy Cline” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Benita Zahn and Molly Rose McGrath star in the Park Playhouse production about one of country music’s most beloved artists and her friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Featuring many of Cline’s hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Walking After Midnight” and others. 2pm. $24; kids 12 & under $15. Through Sunday, October 15.

THEATER: Confetti Fest XIII @ the Albany Masonic Temple, Albany. The 13th incarnation of Confetti Stage’s annual short play festival features five short plays. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 15.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “Obsession” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. National Theatre’s production of the chilling tale of passion and destruction starring Jude Law. 2:30pm. $18.

FILM/FUNDRAISER: “The Lost Boys” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Celebrating the film’s 30th anniversary. Proceeds benefit the Montgomery County SPCA. 6pm. $10.

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…