8/4/14: Today’s Tips: Monday
MUSIC: The Moody Blues @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Justin Hayward, John Lodge and Graeme Edge lead the veteran classic rockers through their catalog of hits for “Nights in White Satin” to “The Other Side of Life”… 7:30pm. $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 & $75. GO HERE to read an interview with Justin Hayward and Graeme Edge…
MUSIC: Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Fab jazz drummer Bobby Previte leads a Hudson Valley all-star band devoted to exploring the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $7.
THEATER: “Carousel” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. This year’s American musical at Glimmerglass is the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic that Time magazine called “best musical of the 20th century.” Conducted by Doug Peck and directed by Charles Newell, it tells the story of a carousel barker’s struggles to rise above challenging circumstances. 1:30pm. $26, $55, $78, $95 & $115; $10, $15, $20 & $25 youth 18 & under.
MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Johnny’s, Schenectady. The saxman kicks off the new Look Up! Concert Series with bandmates George Muscatello (guitar), Rob Lindquist (keyboard) and Danny Whelchel (drums). 5:30pm. FREE.