2/25/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Valerie June @ The Egg, Albany. She’s been hailed by The New York Times as one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents.” The New Yorker was captivated by her “unique, stunning voice,” while Rolling Stone dubbed her “unstoppable,” and NPR called her “an elemental talent born with the ability to rearrange the clouds themselves.” After being snowed out earlier this month, Valerie June and her band – Ryan Sawyer (drums), Matt Marinelli (bass), Pete Remm (keyboards), Andy MacLeod (electric guitar) and Dan Iead (pedal steel) – step into the spotlight at The Egg. 7:30pm. $25 & $35. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Dropkick Murphys @ Albany Capital Center, Albany. After opening its door more than a year ago, the Capital Center finally hosts its first rock show – and it’s a doozy. With Agnostic Front and Bim Skala Bim. 7:30pm. $40.

MUSIC: “Saratoga Originals” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The first show of a new series featuring local musicians from the Saratoga community. Tonight it’s Mark Tolstrup, Rick Bolton and Steve Candlen, each of whom will play a solo set before joining together for a final collaborative set. 7pm.

MUSIC: Bell’s Roar @ Albany Social Justice Center, Albany. Sean Desiree celebrates the release of the new CD, We Carry Us. With Alisa Sikelianos-Carter and Katani. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Dan Paisley & Southern Grass @ the Parting Glass Pub, Saratoga Springs. With Bish-Bash Bluegrass Band. 1pm. $15; children under 12 FREE.

THEATER: “Les Miserables” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. 2pm.

MUSIC: Kublai Khan @ Chrome, Waterford. With Varials, I Am, Apastron, Breathe the Skyline, Head of Hydrus and Sworn to Vengeance. 6pm. $15.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: WGNA’s 2nd Annual Heartstrings For Hope Show @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The benefit for St. Judes features Luke Combs and Vinnie Michaels. 8pm. $15. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. The seventh annual fest featuring 10 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights. 3pm. Through Sunday, March 4.

THEATER: “The Velocity of Autumn” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. Christine Decker and Oliver Wadsworth star in David Snider’s comedy about what happens when life becomes too hard to handle. 2pm. Through Sunday, March 11. GO HERE for more info…

ART ON SCREEN: “David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts” @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with the artist, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in at the Royal Academy of Art in London: “David Hockney: A Bigger Picture” in 2012 and “David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life” in 2016. Director Phil Grabsky secured privileged access to craft this cinematic celebration of a 21st century master of creativity. 3pm. $12.

JAM SESSION: Bluegrass Jam @ the Ale House, Troy. 6pm.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

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  1. Steve Nover says

    flute & piano performance; 2nd St. Troy Library, 2-3pm

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