8/30/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Amourasaurus @ the Pines Theatre at Look Park, Florence. The one-day fest featuring Lake Street Dive, J.D. McPherson, Parsonsfield, And the Kids and Winterpills. 3pm. $45; kids age three and under FREE; $10 parking. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…
THEATER: “The Only Brown Kid in the Trailer Park” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Jimmy Fallon calls former Nippertonian Dion Flynn “one of the funniest guys I know,” and chances are that you’ve seen him playing President Obama on “The Tonight Show.” Now see Flynn live in his heartwarming and hilarious autobiographical performance. 7pm. $15 & $25.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Camp Creek @ Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. Day Two features Max Creek, Eastbound Jesus, Ryan Montbleau Band, Jenn Durkin & the Business, the Drummers of Peace & Equality. $35.GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Lil Durk @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Names of streets run across Lil Durk’s face on the deluxe edition cover of his debut album, Remember My Name. Those streets — South Normal Boulevard and West 75th Street and King Drive and more — are located in Englewood, the Chicago neighborhood about 10 miles south of downtown where the 22-year-old artist born Durk D. Banks grew up. Like many drill rappers, he’s been making music since he was a teenager. His first mixtape, I’m a Hitta, came out in 2011 when he was 18. With Gun Play and Hypno Carlito (OTF). 8pm. $25.
CABARET: David Lutken @ Mr Finn’s Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Along with Ken Breard, Jane Gillman, Helen J. Russell, Antoine Silverman and Andy Teirstein, David Lutken rocks the cabaret with some of the best 20th century folk music – from Woody Guthrie to David Byrne. 8pm. $35. Also at 8pm Monday.
MUSIC/FILM: Movie Night in the Park @ Washington Park Lake House, Albany. It’s a double-header. First at concert by Americana faves the Nellies (6:30pm), followed by a screening of “The Mighty Ducks” (8pm). FREE.
COMEDY: Ryan Hamilton @ Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. There’s been lots of high-wattage comedy around town this week (Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart, Eddie Izzard) in addition to the opening of this new Nippertown comedy club… 7:30pm.
THEATER ON SCREEN: “Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Taymor’s much heralded and sold-out production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” was filmed at the Theatre For A New Audience in Brooklyn, New York in 2014. Of all Shakespeare’s plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is the most phantasmagorical, featuring fairies, spells and hallucinatory lovers, and Taymor turns out a production that’s visually breathtaking, funny, sexy and darkly poetic. 3pm. $12.50; $7 students.