8/27/16: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday
MUSIC: Rubblebucket @ MASS MoCA’s Courtyard C, North Adams. Psychedelic dance pop with electronica flourishes slithering around organic grooves, huge horn parts and unexpected arrangements. 8pm. $32 & $40.
MUSIC/MORE: Mab After Dark @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. The official Enchanted City after-party features burlesque performers, music, signature cocktails, curiosities and more, led by Persephone Pomme & her Vaude Villians with music by This Way to the Egress and Last Day Shinning (who will perform their original score to the vintage cult classic film “Metropolis”). 6:30pm. $25.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Albany LatinFest @ Washington Park’s Parade Grounds, Albany. Featuring Grupo Rebolu, Sir Walford, Los Sabrosos de la Bachata Y El Tipico and Charlie Donato Y Su Son Ideal. 11am-6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of music…
MUSIC: The David Bromberg Quintet @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The multi-talented Americana guitar legend returns to Woodstock in celebration of the release of his new album, The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues, produced by Larry Campbell. 8pm.
MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ Grant Cottage Historic Site, Wilton. Performing their new presidential program, Politics & Patriots. 1pm. FREE with site admission ($5; $4 seniors & students; FREE children age six and under.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “518 for 518” @ City Sports Grille at Spare Time Entertainment, Clifton Park. Four Local 518 bands – Carl Daniels, Yellow Montego, SubSlab and Something Lost – play a benefit to support WEXT, 97.7FM. 7pm. $7.
THEATER: “Broadway Bounty Hunter” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Inspired by the exploitation movies of the ’70s, Joe Iconis’ new musical follows a 60-ish-year-old, down-on-her-luck actor (played by Annie Golden of the Shirts and “Orange Is the New Black”) as she’s asked to become a bounty hunter and capture a South American drug lord. 3 & 7:30pm. $52. Through Sunday, September 4. GO HERE to read review…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Berne Summerfest @ Berne Town Park, Berne. Loads of food, fun and fireworks with music by Nite Train, Flood Road, the Stringdusters, Shine Hill Road and the Hilltown Ramblers. 12noon-10pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Lodge 2016 @ Riedlbauer’s Resort, Round Top. A Catskills getaway weekend of music, art and radio, with proceeds benefiting non-commercial community radio station WGXC 90.7-FM. Free activities throughout the day beginning at 12noon. Evening music begins at 7pm with Ultraam, Chris Forsyth, Koen Holtkamp, Spectre Folk, the Thalia Zedek Band and DJ Lunar Moss. 7pm. $25. GO HERE for more info…
THEATER: “The Property Known as Garland” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. The iconic Judy Garland comes to life in Billy Van Zandt’s play, directed by Flo Hayle. Kathleen Devine and Caedmon Holland star in this wickedly witty and touching trip down the yellow brick road of Judy’s astounding career. 7:30pm. $20; $10 students. Through Sunday, August 28.
OPERA: “Madama Butterfly” @ the Coloniial Theatre, Pittsfield. Berkshire Opera Festival launches its inaugural season with a production of Puccini’s masterpiece. 7:30pm. $20, $38, $63 & $98. Also at 7:30pm on August 30 & September 2.
THEATER: “[title of show]” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. “[title of show]” is a Tony Award-winning musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical. Trippy stuff, eh? Directed by Hollie L. Miller. 2 & 7:30pm. $20. Through Sunday.
DANCE: Dance Heginbotham @ PS21, Chatahm. The dynamic NYC-based ensemble, celebrated for its vibrant athleticism, humor and theatricality, performs dance works set to the music of Scott Joplin, Raymond Scott, Darius Milhaud and the Bad Plus’ Ethan Iverson. 8pm. $35; $18 students.
MUSIC: Cristina Fontanelli & her Fabulous Friends @ Belleayre Music Festival, Highmount. The award-winning singer/PBS-TV & CBS-TV host performs classic Broadway and opera. With Ricardo Rivera. 8pm. $38.