7/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Monday
MUSIC: Voodoo North Orchestra @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Jazz drummer Bobby Previte once again leads his band of improvisers – Michael Kammers on keyboards and tenor sax; Tyler Wood on Hammond organ and Moog synthesizer; Jonathan Talbott on violin and electronics; and Marcus DeGrazia on soprano and baritone saxophones and electronics – in an exploration of the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $10.
THEATER: “Fiorello!” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. What is a progressive politician? Look no further than Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical “Fiorello!,” a big-hearted look at Mayor LaGuardia and his battle for the people of New York City. Directed by Bob Moss. 7pm. $60. Through Saturday, July 23. GO HERE to read review…
MUSIC: The Skivvies @ The Log at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. The adult-rated musical comedy duo of Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley perform stripped-down mash-ups of pop songs and show tunes almost in the raw, baring their considerable abs and more. 7:30pm.
PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Tonight’s host is Nick Novelli, who is one of the guitarists in “A Night With Janis Joplin,” which is currently running at theREP in Albany. 8pm. FREE.