7/22/12: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: The Deb Callahan Band @ the Music Haven Stage in Schenectady’s Central Park. The Philadelphia-based blues queen and her band rip it up in the Electric City in support of their recently released concert DVD, “Deb Callahan @ the World Cafe Live.” With Nippertown’s own fab bluesers Alison Jacobs & Matt Mirabile opening the show. 7pm. FREE.
THEATER: Blue Man Group @ Proctors, Schenectady. They’re bald. They’re blue. They’re brilliant. And they’re back at Proctors after a dazzling stand last year. Don’t miss ’em… 1 & 5pm. $20, $30, $45, $60 & $75.
MUSIC: Michael Benedict & Bopitude @ the Palmer House Café, Rensselaerville. A belated CD release party for the band’s sophomore album, “Five and One.” Featuring drummer-bandleader Michael Benedict, saxmen Brian Patneaude and Lee Russo, trumpeter Chris Pasin, pianist Scott Bassinson and bassist Mike Lawrence. 6:30pm. $10.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill. It’s the final day of the four-day fest. Today’s line-up features the Dry Branch Fire Squad, the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Anne & Pete Silbey, the Barley Jacks, more… Music officially starts at 10:30am.
THEATER: “Communications From a Cockroach: Archy and the Underside” @ St. Joseph’s Church lawn, Pittsfield. The endlessly inventive Mettawee River Theatre Company perform an imaginative, puppet-populated production based on Don Marquis’ Archy and Mehitabel series. 8pm. FREE.
FILM: “Patience (After Sebald)” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Grant Gee’s richly textured offers a unique exploration of the work and influence of internationally acclaimed writer W.G. Sebald. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.