3/18/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Tony Monaco & the Keith Pray Ortet @ the Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. The super Hammond B3 organ master is joined by Local 518 saxman Keith Pray and his band. This is gonna burn! 6pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Gibson Brothers Trio @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The award-winning Gibson Brothers bluegrass band pares it back a bit for a pair of trio performances. 3 & 7pm. $42.

MUSIC: Ty Dolla $ign @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Marc E. Bassy, TC Da Loc, Dre Sinatra and Toni Romiti. 8pm. $28.

MUSIC: The Subtleties @ the Low Beat, Albany. With North by North and Hasty Page. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Lucius @ Levon Helm Studio, Woodstock. Jess Wolfe, Holly Laessig and the rest of the band play an intimate acoustic show in support of their new album, Nudes. With Ethan Gruska. 6pm. $45 & $65.

MUSIC: Nightwish @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. As four guys looking like they’re fresh out of high-school and a girl in leather pants played at the legendary rock-venue Lepakko in Helsinki, Finland, no one could’ve known that one day they would be performing gigantic international tours and would become the most successful band to ever come from Finland with album sales in figures with more than six digits, well known by their name – Nightwish. 8:15pm. $51, $59.50, $66, $78.50 & $116.

THEATER: “The Crucible” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players’ production of Arthur Miller’s classic parable of mass hysteria is co-directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost. 2:30pm. $18; under age 18 $10. Through Sunday, March 25.

MUSIC: Five For Fighting @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. Singer-songwriter-pianist John Ondrasik – aka, Five for Fighting – performs his hits such as “Superman,” “Chances,” and “100 Years” – accompanied by a string quartet. With Marie Miller (folk pop Curb Records artist) in support of her debut album, Letterbox. 7pm. $39.50.

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Swashbuckling conductor Captain Dave is at the helm for a family concert, “Pirates on the Erie.” 3pm. $20; kids FREE.

THEATER: “Other Desert Cities” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. Jennifer Van Iderstyne directs Jon Robin Baitz’s play about a family gathering on Christmas. What long-hidden secrets will be revealed? 2:30pm. $20. Through Sunday, March 25.

COMEDY: Erin Harkes @ the Funny Bonewww.albany.funnybone.com, Guilderland. Brunch show. 1:30pm. $10.

COMEDY: Damien Lemon @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. With Erin Harkes. 7pm. $10.

THEATER: “The Exonerated” @ Siena College’s Roger Bacon Auditorium, Loudonville. Soul Rebel Performance Troupe serves up a staged reading of Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s play which uses court transcripts, interviews and letters to recount, in their own words, the true stories of six Americans who were convicted and sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit. 1pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Orchestra Now @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. Featuring Virgil Thomson’s “The Plow that Broke the Plains Suite,” Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres, and Georges Bizet’s romantic Symphony in C. Conducted by Hudson-based James Bagwell. 3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Boys in the Band” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Sierra Lynch directs the Local Actors Guild’s production. 2pm. $20. Through Sunday, March 25.

MUSIC: The Show Is the Rainbow @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Apostrophe S and Moon Risk 7. 8pm. $7. UPDATE: This show has officially been cancelled…

THEATER: “Other Desert Cities” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. Jennifer Van Iderstyne directs Jon Robin Baitz’s play about a family gathering on Christmas. What long-hidden secrets will be revealed? 2:30pm. $20. Through Sunday, March 25.

CIRCUS/CABARET: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. A family-friendly cabaret featuring a variety of circus, theater, comedy and musical entertainers. 3pm.

THEATER: “Curtains” @ Schenectady Light Opera, Schenectady. Last chance! Directed by Adam M. Coons, the musical mystery “whodunit” follows the story of a theater as they cope with a murder on opening night. Chaos and comedy ensue… 2pm. $22-$28.

MUSIC: The Schenectady Symphony @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Diane Wittry conducts Warlock’s “Capriole Suite,” Bach’s “Brandenburg #1” and Dvorak’s “String Serenade.” 3pm. $15.

ARTIST TALK: Dahl Taylor @ Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. “Telling a Story with a Picture: An Afternoon with Dahl Taylor” examines the process of building an image to tell as much of a story’s narrative, mood and detail as possible. 2pm. FREE with museum admission.

MUSIC: Performing Artists in Residence @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Cellist Edward Arron, pianist Jeewon Park, soprano Hyunah Yu and violinist Jeffrey Multer play Brahms’ Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8 and selected songs by Hugo Wolf, Robert Kahn and Jules Massenet. 2pm. $25; students FREE.

FILM: “Delores” @ Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, 300 Wall Street, Kingston. The documentary by Peter Bratt tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, she tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century. 3pm. FREE.

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  1. Timothy Reidy says

    I just read that the pauly’s hotel was canceled

  2. Steve Nover says

    FB message ; Pauly’s show is cancelled tonight

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