6/16/18: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday
MUSIC: David Crosby @ Tanglewood, Lenox. The folk-rock pioneer and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer brings his band to town in support of his recently released album, Sky Trails. With Mary Chapin Carpenter and the duo of Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen. 7pm. $29-$109.
MUSIC: Grizzly Bear @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Led by singer-songwriter Edward Droste, the band’s prog-rock-meets-chamber-pop sound took the music world by storm and helped to define a new wave of psychedelic-leaning sound. With Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith. 8pm. $40 & $50.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson. Featuring Ani DiFranco, Willie Nile, They Might Be Giants, Beth Orton, The Mammals, Upstate Rubdown, Langhorne Slim, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Hot Rize, BeauSoleil, more. Music starts at 11am. Through Sunday.
FESTIVAL/FILM/MORE: QWERTY Typewriter & Letter Arts Festival @ Greenville Drive-In, Greenville. It’s Day Two of the two-day fest with unique, themed cocktails and a visit from Maya Stein and Amy Tingle of Tandem Poetry. Typewriter expert Erik Molbach will bring a collection of typewriters for a type-in and a typewriter giveaway. Music by Brian Dewan and a screening of “Paper Planes.” 3pm. $10; age 15 & under $5.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter. It’s Day Three of the four-day fest. Today’s line-up features George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Alt-J, the War on Drugs, the Felice Brothers, the Record Company, Anderson East, Alice Merton, Jack Broadbent, Sydney Worthley, more. Music starts at 10am.
MUSIC: Foreigner @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s the Juke Box Heroes Tour. With Whitesnake and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening. 7pm. $39.50, $59.50, $79.50 & $99.50; lawn $29.50.
THEATER: Some Lovers @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Adirondack Theatre Festival kicks off its 2018 season with the new Burt Bacharach/Steven Sater musical about a couple caught between their present and their past. 7:30pm. $34, $39 & $45. Through Saturday, June 23.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Dot & Johnstock @ Stony Creek Inn, Stony Creek. Featuring Smokey Greene & the Greene Brothers, John & Orion Kribs,, Kevin McKrell, The Bluebillies, Hank Soto, Heather Richards, Roy Hurd, Mark Emanatian, more. 1pm. $20 suggested donation.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Troy River Fest @ various locations, Troy. Featuring Michael Eck, Blue Ranger, Onlyness, Front Business, M.R. Poulopoulos, Tanager, Ragliacci Rags, DJ AyO, more. 9am-3pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete music schedule…
MUSIC: Chandler Travis Three-O @ the Ale House, Troy. It’s always a three-ring party when Chandler and his merry band comes to town. In support of their new album, Backward Crooked From the Sunset. 8pm.
MUSIC: Remember Jones @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. The soul singer fronts a 12-piece band as they pay tribute to Amy Winehouse, performing the entire 2006 Grammy Award-winning album, Back to Black, as well as a full set of original tunes. 9pm. $25.
MUSIC: The Lazy Suns @ Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake. With special guest Kevin Maul. If you put the Flying Burrito Brothers, The Beatles, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Petty and Hank Williams all together in a stewing pot to simmer you would have the Lazy Suns. 7pm. $15.
CABARET: Hedda Lettuce @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. She calls herself the “world’s first and premiere eco-friendly drag queen.” Her new gay cabaret program, “Gives Great Hedda,” features her patented blend of poised characters, startling satire and original music. 8pm. $20 & $25.
THEATER: Morning After Grace @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. Regge Life directs the New England premiere of Carey Crim’s hilarious, heartwarming and unconventional new comedy that tackles love, loss and second chances. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, July 15. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: Typhoid Mary @ Barrington Stage Company’ St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. Last chance! Matthew Penn directs Mark St. Germain’s searing drama about Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) and the controversy surrounding her steadfast conviction in her beliefs. The play not only examines the woman behind the myths, but also explores the battle between science and religion. 3 & 7:30pm. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: Funny Girl @ the Mac-Hayden Theatre, Chatham. This classic musical – featuring such hits as “Don’t Rain on My Parade” and the always perfect “People” – is the story of beloved comedienne Fanny Brice (played by Lauren Palmeri) and her journey from the lower east side of New York to mega stardom. 4 & 8pm. Through Sunday.
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