5/10/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany. A colorful fantasia of flowers, a cornucopia of crafters, an orgasm of people-watching and a constant parade of great music on two big stages featuring Oh Honey; Elvis 80: The Capital Districk All-Star Celebration of Elvis’ 80th Birthday featuring members of the Lustre Kings, Rocky Velvet, the Tichy Boys, Johnny Rabb and more; Sirsy; Matt Durfee & the Rattling Badlees; The Sea the Sea; Mirk; Party Boat; the Incredible Larry; Andy the Music Man and more. 11am-6pm. FREE. GO HERE for a complete schedule of bands…
MUSIC: In Flames @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The pioneers of Swedish death metal serve up a perfect Mothers’ Day recital for your enjoyment. With All That Remains and Periphery. 7:30pm. $23.
MUSIC: Jean Rohe & the End of the World Show @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Brooklyn-based songwriter, musician and multi-lingual singer brings her band to town in support of their self-titled 2013 album, which was honored with three Independent Music Awards. 7pm. $24. With optional buffet dinner catered at Caffe Lena by Parkside Eatery at 6pm.
MUSIC: Hal Ketchum @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. In case you missed the Texas singer-songwriter, member of the Grand Ole Opry and Greenwich native at The Egg on Thursday. With Abe Loomis. 7pm. $30.
THEATER: “Hamlet” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Directed by Kevin McGuire. “What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals — and yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust?” 2pm. $20-$60. Extended through Saturday.
MUSIC: The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra @ Glens Falls High School, Glens Falls. Music director Charles Peltz conducts the orchestra with favorite son vocalist Tony DeSare dipping into the Great American Songbook. 3pm. $25, $35 & $45.
THEATER: “I Love Lucy Live On Stage” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Live theater production of two fave “I Love Lucy” TV episodes – “The Benefit” and “Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined.” 2pm. $20, $30, $40, $50 & $65.