7/21/13: Today’s Tips: Sunday
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bob Dylan & His Band @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs. Dylan headlines the touring AmericanaramA festival, along with Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham. 5:30pm. $39.50, $59.50 & $79.50; lawn $30.
MUSIC: Ana Egge & the Ohiomen @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady. Lucinda Williams calls Brooklyn’s Ana Egge “a folk Nina Simone,” and fans include John Prine, Shawn Colvin and Iris Dement. Steve Earle produced her latest haunting and tuneful slice of Americana, Bad Blood, which finds her still playing a guitar she built with her own hands. 7pm. FREE. More info here…
CIRCUS: Zoppé Italian Family Circus @ the Big Top at Broadway & Hamilton streets, Schenectady. Old school European circus for the 21st century. Thrill to the daring young men on the flying trapeze. Be dazzled by the beautiful girl walking the tightrope. And experience the elegance of the equestrian ballet. Nino the Clown, jugglers, aerialists, dancing dogs and so much more. It’s all under the big top… 1 & 4pm. $25 & $35; ages 17 and under $10 discount. Read review here…
FILM: “Our Longest Drive” @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. A feel-good, laid-back true story, based on a prime-time series on the Golf Channel. When Mike Allen dies, his three golfing buddies (including part-time Saratogian Vic Zast) concoct a plan to drive his ashes from Chicago to a golf course in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada, inside the Arctic Circle — the northern-most golf course accessible by road on the continent. Followed by a Q&A with actor-producer Zast. 7pm. $7; students $5.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The All Stars Tour @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Featuring Every Time I Die, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, Terror, Capture the Crown, Iwrestledabearonce, For All Those Sleeping, Dayshell, Struc/tures, Ice Nine Kills, At Arms, Ghostship. 2pm. $25.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bellstock @ 1459 Route 23c, East Jewett. It’s the final day of the 20th annual Bellstock fest. Today’s featured performers include Cris Noel & Chris O’Connor and the Blind Owl Band. More info here…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @
TALK: “When Is a Lily Not Just a Lily?: O’Keeffe and Art by Women in the 1920’s” @ the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Curator-critic Gwendolyn Owens is the author of the essay “The Spirit Loosed From Its Shackles: Georgia O’Keeffe and Women’s Art” in the exhibition catalog “Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George.” 2pm. FREE with museum admission.
MUSIC: The OMI Improvisers Orchestra @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Jazz greats Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso will lead a baker’s dozen of musicians from around the globe, in a unique concert of “guerrilla jazz.” Ensemble members hail from South Korea, Sweden, Russia, China and Italy, and are participants in the Music Omi International Musicians Residency Programs at the Omi International Arts Center in Ghent. 8pm. FREE.
THEATER/MUSIC: “No Boundaries” @ the Fort Salem Theater, Salem. NewChannel 13 anchors Jessica Layton and Benita Zahn star in a new revue celebrating great pop melodies of the ’60s and ’70s. With Sue Caputo, Lynne Kerr and Impromptu. 2pm. $30; $27 seniors; $18 for ages 12 and under.