7/24/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Gary Nunez y Plena Libre @ the Music Haven at Central Park, Schenectady. Classic Puerto Rican plena and bomba. With Jose Conde Unplugged, 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The great Texas singer-songwriter-roots rocker returns… 8pm. $25 & $30.

MUSIC: Larry Campbell & Teresea Williams @ the Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell and powerhouse vocalist Teresa Williams in an up-close, personal, intimate settings. 8pm. $75 with dinner; $20 standing room.

FAIR: Saratoga County Fair @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. It’s the final day of the fair! Fried dough, racing pigs, chainsaw sculptors, amusement rides and music by the North & South Dakotas, John Kribs & Friends and the CD release party for Murray by Ray Murray & the Bomb Squad. 8:30am.

MUSIC: Slipknot @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s Q103’s annual Q-Ruption. With Marilyn Manson and Of Mice and Men. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Sexmob! @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Slide trumpeter Steven Bernstein leads his band with the goal of putting the fun back into jazz. 7pm. Donation encouraged.

MUSIC: The Nellies @ Lyons Lake, Nassau. Energetic, rootsy, alt-country band. 4pm.

MUSIC: Maria Zemantauski & Alegria @ Freedom Park, Scotia. The flamenco guitarist is joined by dancer La Nina, cellist Monica Roach, guitarist Jose Miralles and percussionist Brian Melick. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Bellstock @ East Jewett. It’s the final day of the 22nd annual music fest in honor of Greg Bell’s birthday. Featuring the Bear Bones Project. GO HERE for more info and the day-by-day schedule…

THEATER: “A Kind Shot” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. An autobiographical one-woman show written and performed by Terri Mateer, a six-foot, one-inch former pro basketball player, model, stripper, designer and actor. 2pm. $15; $10 students.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Gaffney’s, Saratoga Springs. 8pm. FREE.

THEATER: The Mettawee Theater Company @ The Georgi, Shusan. Local favorites return, offering their unique performance filled with music, puppetry and movement. Bring a lawn chair, the kids, a picnic and enjoy. 8pm.

MUSIC: Jason & Elysa Hochman @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Classical and flamenco guitar performance. 1pm. FREE with institute admission.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ the Lake George Boat House, Lake George. 5pm.

THEATER: “A Night With Janis Joplin” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Kelly McIntyre stars as the electrifying blues-rock singer in the play written and directed by Randy Johnson. 2pm. Through Sunday, August 7. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “Second Coming: The Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee of the United Society of Believers (Commonly Called Shakers)” @ the Shaker Meeting House at the Shaker Heritage Society, Colonie. Last chance! A new play-with-music, written and directed by local playwright Bruce Cornwell. 3pm. $15.

MUSIC: Sonny & Perley @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: “Guardians of the Treasure” @ the National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs. The Creative Place International presents the play adapted and directed by Mary Jane Hansen. 2pm. $25; $10 children.

FILM: “Annie” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. A young child (Quvenzhané Wallis) lives with her mean foster mom (Cameron Diaz) until New York tycoon — and mayoral candidate — Will Stacks (Jamie Fox) makes a thinly-veiled campaign move by taking her in. 10:30am & 1pm. FREE.

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