12/4/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Sawyer Fredericks @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. Sawyer in the Swyer! The homegrown winner of “The Voice” makes his Egg debut in support of his latest album, Good Storm. With Gabriel Wolfchild & the Northern Light. 8pm. 29.50.
MUSIC: Front Country @ Caffe Lena at the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Led by the aptly named singer-songwriter Melody Walker, the San Francisco-based progressive bluegrass band rolls into town in support of their new album, Sake of the Sound. 7pm. $22.
MUSIC: Troy Victorian Stroll @ various locations, Troy. Featuring music by the Lustre Kings, Jeff Strange, Johnny Rabb & the Tichy Boys, George Wilson, Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers, Diva & the Dirty Boys, Three Quarter North, the Refrigerators, Sonny & Perley, more. 11am-5pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Burns Sisters @ Caffe Lena at the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Annie and Marie Burns sing selections from their latest album, Looking Back/Our American Irish Souls, other selections from their vast catalog and holiday favorites. 3pm. $22.
MUSIC: Darol Anger’s Holiday Show @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. For the fab fiddler’s fifth annual Keepin’-It-in-the-Fam Holiday Show, the acoustic music legend is joined by rising singer-songwriter Emy Phelps, banjo genius Tony Trischka, phenomenal bassist Ethan Jodziewicz and guitar wizard Grant Gordy. 8pm. $25.
MUSIC: Tisziji Muñoz & Paul Shaffer @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The spiritual Coltrane-inspired jazz guitarist re-teams with the longtime David Letterman keyboardist-bandleader. With Bob Moses on drums. 7pm. Donations encouraged.
DANCE: “The Nutcracker” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Choreographer Madeline Cantarella Culpo leads the Albany Berkshire Ballet in their annual holiday dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King. 1:30 & 4:30pm.
THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot. For happily ever aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 2pm. $25-$65. Through December 24. GO HERE to read review…
DANCE: “The Nutcracker” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Choreographer Darlene Myers leads the Northeast Ballet in their annual holiday dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King. 2pm. $20-$45.
MUSIC: Helderberg Madrigal Singers @ the Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. Featuring sopranos Martha Bond and Sarah Johnson Popiel, altos Dawn Dana and Beth Gurzler, tenor Dick Dana and basses David Metz and Tim Smith. 2pm. FREE.
DANCE: “The Celtic Nutcracker” @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Celtic Heels School of Irish Dance puts an Irish spin on the holiday dance classic. 3pm. $18; $10 children age 14 & under.
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