8/7/18: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

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MUSIC: Erika Wennerstrom @ Colony, Woodstock. Taking a break from her acclaimed Austin-based rock band, Heartless Bastards, to deliver her debut solo album, Sweet Unknown. With Patrick Collins. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 17-piece 21st century big band. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tuesday Nights in the Park @ Cook Park, Colonie. Featuring Jim Gaudet & the Rialroad Boys. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Charming Disaster @ Troy Kitchen, Troy. Brooklyn duo of Ellia Bisker and Jeff Morris writes murder ballads and love songs involving death, crime, science, folklore and the supernatural. With Joan Kelsey. 8pm. $12.

OPERA: Trouble in Tahiti @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Leonard Bernstein’s one-act send-up of the suburban American dream features members of the Young Artists Program. 5pm.

MUSIC: The Piano Guys @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. A marketing scheme for a Utah piano store transformed into a viral YouTube sensation. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Brunswick Summer Concerts @ Brunswick Family Community Center, Troy. Featuring the Stray Dogs. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Philadelphia Orchestra Chamber Trio @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Featuring cellist Yumi Kendall with violinists Yiying Li and Jeoung-Yin Kim. 7pm. $27.

OPERA: Cunning Little Vixen @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Director E. Loren Meeker takes a fresh look at Janáček’s woodland fable about a forester, sung by Eric Owens, who stumbles upon a vixen cub and takes her home. Both have their assumptions about the world challenged. 1:30pm. Through Saturday, August 25.

MUSIC: Music in the Park @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek. Featuring the zydeco sounds of Captain Squeeze. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

THEATER: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Take an exuberant ride on the rails, into the backwoods and onto the wide-open highway with the music of Johnny Cash! This remarkable life story features 31 foot-stompin’, emotionally-packed songs including “Country Boy,” “A Thing Called Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Ring of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “A Boy Named Sue” and “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 12. GO HERE to read our review…

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6pm sign-up; 7pm show. FREE.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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