10/14/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Modest Mouse @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Modest Mouse formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington and has become, over the past two decades, the indie rock gold standard: One of the few bands capable of achieving massive popularity without sacrificing their longtime fans.With Tropical Fuck Storm. 8pm. $49.50.

MUSIC: Walt Michael & Company @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The master of the hammered dulcimer has played everywhere from the Olympics Games to the White House. Now he’s returning to the Caffe. 7pm. $26.

MUSIC: Hot Tuna @ The Egg, Albany. Guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady perform an evening of blues, folk and original music in their original acoustic duo configuration. 7:30pm. $45. UPDATE: This concert is now officially sold out…

MUSIC: Capital Records Live! @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Greater Nippertown faves Dark Honey, the North & South Dakotas, The Sea The Sea and Bad Mothers play hits from 1969. 7:30pm. $25.

THEATER: Driving Miss Daisy @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Lora Lee Ecobelli, Paul Carter and Tony Pallone star in Alfred Uhry’s heart-warming 1988 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama directed by Flo Hayle. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 21.

MUSIC: Jonathan Richman @ The Beverly, Kingston. With Tommy Larkin on the drums. 5:30 & 8:30pm. $25. UPDATE: Both shows are now officially sold out…

THEATER: The Glass Menagerie @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Julianne Boyd directs Tennessee Williams’ timeless classic American drama. 3pm. Through Sunday, October 21.

MUSIC: Sarah McQuaid @ Waterford Public Library, Waterford. The Spain-born, American-raised and UK-based folk favorite makes a Greater Nippertown tour stop in support of her new album, If We Dig Any Deeper, produced by guitar legend Michael Chapman. 2pm. FREE.

FESTIVAL: Apple Fest & Craft Show @ Goold Orchards, Castleton. Lots of family fun activities, wine, cider, art and crafts, as well as entertainment by Hair of the Dog and The Resonators. 9am. $10; kids 12 & under FREE.

THEATER: Naked @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Eric Hill directs Nicholas Wright’s new version of Luigi Pirandello’s play which follows the story of a woman, in the midst of questioning her existence, as the men around her impose their view of her into the world. 2pm. $52. Through Sunday, October 28. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Maria Muldaur @ Colony. From her jug band roots in the Even Dozen Jug Band and the Jim Kweskin Jug Band to her 1974 smash hit “Midnight at the Oasis,” the blues has always been her driving force. 8pm. $30 & $40.

THEATER: The Royale @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Last chance! Inspired by the true story of trailblazing boxer Jack Johnson, the drama bristles with the thrilling rapid-fire dialogue and rhythmic punctuation of playwright Marco Ramirez (Netflix’s “Daredevil,” “Orange Is the New Black”). This powerhouse play brings to explosive life the ultimate fight for a man’s place in history. 2pm. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Dark Tranquility @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. With Amorphis, Moonspell and Omnium Gatherum. 7pm. $25.

THEATER: Anastasia @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night! Travel from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. With a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens with direction by Tony Award-winner Darko Tresnjak. 7:30pm.

THEATER: Our Town @ Russell Sage College’s Schacht Fine Arts Center Theatre, Troy. Last chance! Eileen Schuyler directs Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. 2pm. $15.

THEATER: Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. Written by Ping Chong, Sara Zatz and Ryan Conarro in collaboration with the performers, the non-fiction, documentary-style work illuminates the daily experiences of five young Muslim Americans who have come of age in a post-9/11 society and are building their lives in a time of continued fear and violence towards Muslims. 7:30pm. $20; students & seniors $15.

THEATER: Always… Patsy Cline @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Last chance! Playhouse Stage Company presents Benita Zahn, Molly Rose McGrath and a six-piece country music band for the jukebox musical based on the music and life of the great country singer. 8pm. $27.

MUSIC: Deb Cavanaugh @ Emack & Bolio’s, Albany. A special interactive, family fun show with the limberjack, crankie and songs for all to sing along. 5pm.

THEATER: A Murder Is Announced @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Last chance! Circle Theatre Players kick off their new season with the Agatha Christie mystery full of twists and turns. Directed by Paul Trela. 2:30pm. $18; under age 18 $10.

THEATER: Confetti Fest 14 @ Albany Masonic Lodge, Albany. Last chance! Confetti Stage presents its annual short play festival showcasing Greater Nippertown playwrights. 2pm. $15.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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