7/31/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Monty Alexander & Harlem Kingston Express @
the Music Haven the Music Haven at Proctors, Schenectady. Yesterday, the award-winning Jamaican jazz pianist and his band were playing at the prestigious Newport Jazz Festival. Tonight they’re playing at Proctors… for free. With Alfred St. John’s Trinidad & Tobago Steelband. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule… UPDATE: This concert has been moved from Central Park to the rain location at Proctors…
MUSIC: Chick Corea Trio @ Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox. The 22-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist is joined by all-star musicians Christian McBride (bass) and Brian Blade (drums). 8pm. $19-$66.
MUSIC: Best Coast @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. California Nights is a brighter, more sparkly, more sophisticated, more psychedelic Best Coast album across the board, embodying the rich lightness and stinging darkness of a California state of mind. With the Stargazer Lilies. 8pm. $22.
MUSIC: Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Hosted by Seth “Sauerkraut” Travins, this episode of Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue features the Caleb Klauder Country Band from Oregon, specializing in pre-rock, old-school country music. 8pm.
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…
MUSIC: The Danish String Quartet @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock. Performing Per Nørgård’s String Quartet No. 1, Quartetto Breve (1952); Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13; and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 15 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 144. 4pm.
CABARET: “Carner & Gregor” @ the Wood Theater Cabaret Space, Glens Falls. Adirondack Theatre Festival presents the music of the award-winning songwriting team as performed by Ned Donovan, Meg McWhorter, Hannah Zazzaro and Philippe Arroyo. 7:30pm. $26. Also at 7:30pm Monday.