8/16/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Jazz in the Valley @ Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie. The day-long fest features Steve Kroon, the Bill Charlap Trio, the Tia Fuller Quartet, 3′s Company (featuring Ron Carter, Javon Jackson & Billy Drummond), the Arturo O’Farrill Octet and more. 12noon. $60. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Joey Alexander Trio @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The 12-year-old Indonesian jazz pianist and his band take the stage following their knock-out show at Schenectady’s Music Haven. He ain’t no novelty act. 8pm. $35 & $65. GO HERE to read a recent concert review…

MUSIC: Bella’s Bartok @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Balkan-inspired, circusy six-piece band romps back into the Spa City. With Kaatskillachia. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC: Brand New @ Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. With the Manchester Orchestra and Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band. 7pm. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out.

MUSIC: Brantley Gilbert @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. SPAC country music cavalcade continues… With Lee Brice. 8pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival @ Ski Bowl Park, North Creek. It’s Day Three with performance by Just Passin’ Thru, Beartracks, Cedar Ridge, Smokey Greene, Dave Nichols & Spare Change. 9am. $15. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Freedom Park, Scotia. The saxman jazzes up the park… 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Killing” and “The Love Death” @ the Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Kaliyuga Arts presents two recently re-discovered short plays by William Inge. Directed and designed by John Sowle; starring Andrew Colford & Steven Patterson. 2pm. $15: $10 students & seniors.

MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ Old Bunn Mill, Richmondville. 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Nat Baldwin @ the Half Moon, Hudson. With Patrick Higgins & Joshua Modney and Probosci (Gyan Riley with Timba Harris). 8pm.

MUSIC: Lake George British Music Invasion Weekend @ Wood Park, Lake George. Day Two of the tribute band festival features Yes tribute band Alice Frost with Beatles tribute band Across the Pond. 7pm. $15; $10 students & seniors; FREE children under age 12.

MUSIC: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The “Cultural Odyssey” program featuring guitarist Jason Vieaux and the Escher String Quartet. 3pm.

THEATER: “Dracula’s Grandmother: A Musical Fable” @ Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Jay Kerr and company present the premiere of a new musical. 2pm. $30; $27 seniors; FREE ages 12 & under.

MUSIC: New York Players @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Tempest” @ Valatie Community Theatre, Valatie. Sebastian Harsen directs the youth theater production. 2pm. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students.

THEATER: “Rent” @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. The Local Actors Guild of Saratoga presents Jonathan Larson’s hit musical. 2pm. $20.

THEATER: “Mary Poppins” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. 2pm. $25 & $30; $15 & $20 children. The community theater production is simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Through August 23.

FILM: “The Boxtrolls” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. 10:30am & 12:30pm. FREE.

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