5/11/13: Today’s Tips: Saturday
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/ART: Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany. Two stages of live music featuring headliners Silversun Pickups and Bryan Thomas. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for complete schedule and more info…
READING: A.T. Mann @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. The author of “The Sacred Language of Trees,” which explains how our primal relationship with trees — a central theme in religion, myth, and culture — continues to evolve in an age of environmental fragility. 4pm.
MUSIC: Phil Ochs Song Night @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany. Hosted by Phils’ sister Sonny Ochs and Wanda Fischer of “The Hudson River Sampler,” performers include Magpie, Happy Traum, Bob Warren, Betty & the Baby Boomers and Geoff Bartley. 8pm. $18.
MUSIC: Capital Cities @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen (formerly the Bayou Cafe), Albany. LA electro-popsters previewing their upcoming album debut, In a Tidal Wave of Mystery, due for release next month. With Goldfields. 7pm. $10.27.
MUSIC: Robbie Dupree & Friends @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Featuring David Spinozza, Clifford Carter, Doug Yowell, Jonathan Maron, Manuel Quintana and backing vocalists Anthea White and Gabrielle Sterbenz. 8:30pm. $20.
MUSIC: Arnold Steinhardt and Lincoln Mayorga @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. A musical celebration of violinist Arnold Steinhardt’s and pianist Lincoln Mayorga’s 75th birthdays and their life-long friendship. Performing Brahms’ Sonata in A Major, Grieg’s Sonata #3 in C Minor and Lincoln’s West Hollywood Rumba. 8pm. $30.
THEATER: “On Her Shoulders” @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. A play based on the lives of nine extraordinary women veterans interpreted by high school students from across the Capital Region. Directed by Noelle Gentile. 2 & 8pm. FREE; all donations go to the Albany VA Women’s Wellness Center.