9/8/13: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: The Stony Creek Band @ the Roaring Brook Ranch, Lake George. Congrats to North Country veterans the Stony Creek Band, who are not only celebrating their 40th anniversary, but also the release of their new CD, Live! With Hudson Creek. 4pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell @ HITS On the Hudson, Saugerties. In Saugerties, HITS stands for Horseshows In The Sun, and there will be plenty of world-class horse riding competition going on all day long, beginning at 8am. But the sublime alt-country duo of Rodney & Emmylou will be providing plenty of hits of their own – as well as selections from their recent collaborative album, Old Yellow Moon – with their 5pm concert that caps off the day’s festivities. $30, which includes entry to all of Sunday’s horse events as well as the concert; children 12 and under admitted free.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Tugboat Round-Up Festival @ Waterford Waterfront, Waterford. More than two dozen tugboats, children’s activities, vendors, exhibits, fireworks and music by Lawson, Swing Shift and the Boys of Wexford. 9:30am. FREE. GO HERE for more info & complete performance schedule…
FESTIVAL/FUNDRAISER: Saratoga Wine & Food Festival & Concours d’Elegance @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs. It’s the third and final day of the fest, featuring gourmet food, fine wines and classic cars. What’s not to like? 11am.
MUSIC: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Woody Guthrie’s granddaughter and her husband celebrate the release of their fine new folk-rockin’ album, Wassaic Way, produced by Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco. With British band the Melodic. 7pm. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.