8/10/15: Today’s Top Tips: Monday
MUSIC: Justin Townes Earle @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The second generation award-winning Americana star returns to Hudson in support of his latest albums, Single Mothers and Absent Fathers. 8pm. $25. GO HERE to read a recent concert review…
CABARET: Ana Gasteyer @ Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. The “Saturday Night Live” alum (1996-2002) slips into WTF’s Main Stage for “Swing With a Handsome Woman,” a one-night-only evening of saucy stand-up comedy and sultry jazz standards. 7:30pm. $46 & $65: VIP $100, including a post-performance after-party.
MUSIC: Joe Bonamassa @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The blues-rock guitarslinger and Utica native makes his SPAC debut with “A Tribute to the Three Kings,” featuring the music of Albert King, Freddie King and, of course, the late great B.B. King. 8pm. $76, $86 & $132; no lawn tickets.
MUSIC: The Nellies @ Dana Park, Albany. The little pocket park at the corner of Lark Street and Madison Avenue will be filled with the Americana/bluegrass sounds of Peggy Lecuyer, Karen Ann Gilpin and their band. With Stephen & Dan Russo. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…
THEATER: “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. The bewildering journey of finding love in the modern world sets the premise for Terrence McNally’s bittersweet comedy. Directed by Karen Allen. 7pm. $62. Through Saturday, August 22.
CABARET: Elizabeth Stanley @ Mr. Finn’s Cabaret at Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Inspired by her current role as Claire De Loone in the Broadway revival of “On the Town,” leading lady Elizabeth Stanley pays homage to the witty and poignant songbook of the show’s creators and original stars, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. One night only. 7:30 & 10pm. $45.
THEATER: “I Saw My Neighbor On the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. It’s the world premiere of Suzanne Heathcote’s play, starring Keira Naughton as a hum-drum bookkeeper whose life is is forever altered by the arrival of her troubled niece. 7pm. $50. Through Saturday, August 15.