12/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Buck-Stock @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. A benefit concert co-hosted by guitarslingers Scotty Mac and Joe Mele to raise funds for the family of the late Buck Malen. Featuring Mac & Harrison, Super 400, the High Rollers featuring Matt Mirabile & Jill Hughes, Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers, the Chris Busone Band, the Lustre Kings, Soul Sky, the Lawn Sausages, Johnny Rabb & the Tichy Boys, Frank Daley, Luke McNamee, Dave Schachne and more. 2-9pm. $10 minimum donation. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Darlingside @ The Egg, Albany. Winners of the Folk Alliance’s Artist of the Year Award draw from folk, bluegrass, classical and even barbershop on the tightly-arranged tunes from the latest album, Birds Say. With Tall Heights. 7pm. $29.50.
MUSIC: Sawyer Fredericks @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Local boy makes good. If you missed his recent sold-out concert at The Egg, you’ve got another chance to catch the winner of NBC-TV’s “The Voice” in concert. With Gabriel Wolfchild & the Northern Light. 7pm.
CABARET: Hedda Lettuce @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The self-described “world’s first and premier eco-friendly drag queen,” brings her annual holiday show, “Lettuce Rejoice!” featuring her patented blend of poised characters, startling satire and original music, back to town. 7pm. $20.
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…
COMEDY/TALK: A John Waters Christmas @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. An unforgettable night of holiday mischief as the writer-director pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor and effectively “puts the X in Xmas.” 7:30pm. $25, $35, $45 & $100.
THEATER: “Holiday Memories” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and “A Christmas Memory” adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke and directed by John Sowle. 2pm. $20; $10 age 21 & under.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Melodies of Christmas @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The annual holiday show featuring the Empire State Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale with special guests Fireworks Ensemble, the Northeast Ballet and Orlando’s School of Dance. 3pm.
THEATER: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Last chance! Homemade Theater’s production based on the classic television special. 1pm. $18; $12 children age 12 & under.
MUSIC: Celebration of Lessons and Carols @ Kinderhook Reformed Church, Kinderhook. The seventh annual celebration features readings, congregational singing and choral and organ music, all of the Christmas season. 4pm.
THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Travis G. Daly directs the annual community production adapted from Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. 2 & 5:30pm. $38; $28 children ages 16 & under. Through Thursday, December 22.