2/21/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Tribute to June Millington @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. A special tribute to the women’s music pioneer and lead guitarist of Fanny, the first all-female rock band signed to a major label. With performances by Holly Near, Jill Sobule, Toshi Reagon, Gail Ann Dorsey, Christine Ohlman, Sonya Kitchell and members of Fanny. 3pm. $17, $27 & $37. GO HERE for more info…

CABARET: Charles Busch’s “The Lady at the Mic” @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The award-winning performer and playwright previews his brand-new cabaret show before its official premiere later this month at Lincoln Center. Accompanied by pianist Tom Judson, accordionist Guy Klucevsek and bassist Joe Gallant, Busch pays tribute to Elaine Stritch, Polly Bergen, Julie Wilson, Mary Cleere Harran and Joan Rivers. 7pm. $60. GO HERE for more info…

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque & Variety Show @ the Low Beat, Albany. Guest host Joi Ryde leads a special musical tribute to David Bowie. 8pm. $15. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC/JAM SESSION: Capital Region Blues Network Blues Jam @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. It’s weekly Sunday night blues jam launches at its new venue. Hosted by Matt Mirabile. 7:30pm. Donation encouraged.

MUSIC: Tom Chapin @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $28. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out.

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Featuring Beethoven’s 4th and 5th Piano Concertos. 3pm.

MUSIC: The Soul Rebels @ Pearl Street Clubroom, Northampton. Crescent City faves expand upon the pop music they loved on the radio and the New Orleans brass band tradition they grew up on, blending funk and soul with elements of hip-hop, jazz and rock… with special guest Taleb Kweli. With Masla. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Nellies @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. The Howlin’ at the Moon concert series continues… 7pm. $5.

THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. A collection of 10 plays – each 10-minutes long – by 10 playwrights. 3 & 7:30pm. $15-30. Through Sunday, February 28.

MUSIC: Junior Brown @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Armed with his trademarked double-neck, the Austin singer and demon guitarist whips up a raucous blend of Western swing, honky tonk, electrified Bakersfield country, and rock & roll. With the Salvation Alley String Band. 7pm. $30.

MUSIC: Human Dissention @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Rochester-based death metal. With Psytoxia and Black Iron Prison. 7pm. $7.

COMEDY: Ian Bagg @ the Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. Fun fact: He’s the the only known comic to have worked for famed director/producer Judd Apatow and not become a multi-billionaire. 7pm. $17.

MUSIC: Samy Mielgo @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 2:30pm. $20. UPDATE: This show is now cancelled.

MUSIC: BoomBox @ Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton. The Bits & Pieces Tour. With Ben Silver of Orchard Lounge. 9pm. $18.

MUSIC: The Fab Four @ The Egg, Albany. Beatles tribute band. 8pm. $39.50.

FILM: “Minions” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. 2pm. $5.

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