1/28/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Paradigm Shift @ the Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. Led by guitarist Melvin Henderson, the Rochester-based organ trio melds neo-jazz with organic, funky grooves and street-level ambiance. 7pm. $10 suggested donation.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Frank Jaklitsch Legacy Concert @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. One of Greater Nippertown’s most popular and generous singer-songwriters Frank Jaklitsch died suddenly in 2016, and the Caffe pays tribute to his spirit with a benefit concert for SongwritingWith:Soldiers, an organization that “transforms lives by using collaborative songwriting to expand creativity, connections and strengths.” Featuring Jaklitsch’s former bandmates Good Things (Michael Eck, Bobby Long and Kathi Quinlan) and longtime pals Kevin McKrell, Amy Collins and others. 7pm. $20.
EVENT: Albany Record Riot @ the Ramada Plaza, Albany. Buy, sell, trade… Dealers from all over the East Coast present more than 50 tables of LPs, CDs, DVDs, memorabilia and more for you to peruse. 10am. $3. Early admission at 7am is $10.
MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The Sunday Symphonies for Families series continues with “Star Warriors: The Last Maestro.” 3pm. $20; kids FREE.
MUSIC: Mr. Gone @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Led by keys-master Neil Alexander, the ensemble explores the groove-based music of early electric jazz fusion, focusing on the music of Weather Report and Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters & Mwandishi bands. 8pm. Donations encouraged.
THEATER: “The Tarnation of Russell Colvin” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. Last chance! A one-man tour de force about a local, real-life murder mystery. Written and performed by Oliver Wadsworth. Directed by Kirk Jackson. 7:30pm. $30; seniors $25; students $15. GO HERE to read a review…
THEATER: “Jesus Christ Superstar” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Last chance! Trish Scott-Dembling directs and choreographs Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic rock musical. 2pm. $18, $22, $24 & $28.
MUSIC: Community Music Space Young Performers Showcase @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Red Hook’s Community Music Space is an artistic educational center that provides a voice for music and acting in the Hudson Valley. Its goal is to prepare people for a creative life as well as refining and building skills for professional and aspiring artists. 7pm. $15.
GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…
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