8/19/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


FILM: “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. It’s sensational. It’s surreal. It’s totally Seussical. 10:30am & 1pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Toronzo Cannon @ Music Haven, Schenectady. The last blast of the Music Haven season is all about the blues and BBQ. With the Matt Mirabile Band. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE to read our interview…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Raphael Metzler Benefit @ Revolution Hall, Troy. With music by the Kyle Bourgault Band, Josh Casano and McArdle & Mcdonald. 3-7pm. $10; children FREE.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Hope Rocks Festival @ Cantines Veterans Memorial Complex, Saugerties. Shining a light on the darkness of addiction and depression, Day Two of the fest features two dozen bands on four stages, including Wild Adsriatic, Sydney Worthley, Talia Denis, Big Sister, Heavy Metal Parking Lot, the Midnight revival Band and lots more. 11:30am. FREE.

MUSIC: 10 String Symphony @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The unique, multi-instrumental duo of Christian Sedelmyer (of the Jerry Douglas Band) and Rachel Baiman has hit the road with their new album, Generation Frustration. 7pm. $22.

MUSIC: Luke Bryan @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The contemporary country music star returns for his annual SPAC concert. With Jon Pardi and Morgan Wallen. 7pm.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Dirt Farmer Festival @ Arrowood Farms, Accord. Featuring Tash Neal (of the London Souls), Jimmy Vivino (of the Fab Faux), Grammy Award-winning soul singer William Bell, Jackson Browne & the Midnight Ramble Band, Amy Helm, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Hiss Golden Messenger, Terry Reid, the National Reserve, Gail Ann Dorsey, Zach Djanikian, Brendan McDonough. 1pm. $75. UPDATE: This festival is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Thomas Hampson @ Glimmerglass Festival, Cooperstown. With “Beyond Liberty,” the beloved American baritone opens the American Songbook to explore the influential people and monumental events that helped create and define “the land of the free.” 5:15pm.

MUSIC: Zan & the Winter Folk @ Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake. 6pm. $12.

DANCE: John Jasperse @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. The Lumberyard’s away-from-home season continues with “Hinterland,” in which a varied group of dancers, including Jasperse, come together with a commissioned score by Hahn Rowe, to build a micro-community, where dance is both celebration and a refuge from the wreckage of culture and history. 1pm.

MUSIC: Jeff “Tain” Watts Travel Band @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The master jazz drummer is joined by Paul Bollenback on guitar and Orlando le Fleming on bass in support of Detained in Amsterdam. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Curley Lamb Nu-Soul-Jaz @ Rivers Casino & Resort’s Van Slyck’s, Schenectady. The Sunday jazz series continues. 5pm. FREE.

DANCE: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company @ Freedom Park, Scotia. The concert series turns its attention to modern dance. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Hawthorn @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Led by Heather Scott and Taylor Holland, the Boston-based band weaves melodic layers into harmonies pulled from traditional folk roots. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Murali Coryell @ Colony, Woodstock. Blues brunch. 11am.

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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