3/25/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

Billy Cobham
Billy Cobham

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

MUSIC: Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds Project @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. Widely regarded as one of the world’s great drummers and revered for his musical ingenuity, the jazz fusion virtuoso has been an integral part of such seminal bands as Miles Davis’ electric band and John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra. Tonight he revisits his classic album Crosswinds with saxophonist Paul Hanson, guitarist Fareed Haque, bassist Tim Landers and keyboardist Scott Tibbs. 7:30pm. $34.

MUSIC: Everest Rising @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $18.

MUSIC: A Joyful Noise Gospel Brunch @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Brunch from Hattie’s with music by Garland Nelson & Friends with special guest Jayda Chance. 1pm. $25. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This event is now officially sold out…

THEATER: “Hair” @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. Last chance! The groundbreaking rock musical depicts the passion of the 1960s, immersing the audience in the era that sought to change the world with peace, love and revolution. 2pm. $20; students & seniors $18.

MUSIC: Remington Ryde @ the Parting Glass Pub, Saratoga Springs. Adirondack Bluegrass League concert. With the Schroon River String Band. 1pm. $15; children under 12 FREE.

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

MUSIC: Gals Who Play Jazz @ Guilderland Public Library, Guilderland. 2pm. FREE.

THEATER: Comedy Pet Theatre @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. A blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his pets performing a variety of stunts and skits – an extravaganza of European-style clowning, amazing juggling and balancing acts, and very talented dogs, cats, mice and more. 3pm. $20 children; adult in free when accompanied by a child.

MUSIC: The Saints of Swing @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Jazz brunch. 11am. Donation encouraged.

MUSIC: Tisziji Munoz Quartet @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The avant garde guitarist and his band are joined by special guest keyboardist Marilyn Crispell. 8pm. Donation encouraged.

THEATER: “The Crucible” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Last chance! The Circle Theatre Players’ production of Arthur Miller’s classic parable of mass hysteria is co-directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost. 8pm. $18; under age 18 $10.

READING: Lois Letchford @ Troy Public Library, Troy. Book release party for “Reversed: A Memoir.” 2pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Other Desert Cities” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. Last chance!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.

OPEN MIC: Women Are Making Music @ the Low Beat, Albany. 4pm. $5. GO HERE for more info…

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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