6/30/11: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Thompson Square @ Corning Preserve’s Riverfront Park, Albany. The Alive at Five concert series checks in with its first non-oldies show of the summer – the hit-making country duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson. (Read our review of their Proctors concert, 3/11). With the Hillbilly Horns. 5pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Three Hotels” @ the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. It’s opening night for Jon Robin Baitz’s play; directed by Robert Falls; starring Maura Tierney and Steven Weber. 8pm. Through Sunday, July 24.
OPERA: “Cosi Fan Tutti” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The first performance of Opera Saratoga’s second offering of the season. Directed by David Lefkowich and conducted by Albany Symphony’s David Alan Miller. 7:30pm. $55-$80. Through Saturday, July 9.
MUSIC: Kenny Loggins @ Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Get footloose with the Grammy winning singer-songwriter at a benefit concert for Catskill Area Hospice. With Blue Sky Riders. Plus hors d’oeuvres, light and one-hour open bar. 6pm. $125.
CABARET: “Ludwig Live!” @ Seven Hills Inn Cabaret, Lenox. A new irreverent, song-filled cabaret created by Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Nancy Holson; starring Charles Lindberg as Ludwig von Beethoven. 8:30pm. $40. Through August 30.
MUSIC: Abdulaziz Issa @ the Empire State College Troy Unit at the Rice Building, Troy. The Lebanese oud player (and Empire State College alum) performs a free concert. 6pm. FREE.