11/4/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
Photograph of Off the Record by Tim Reidy
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: FoodStock 4 @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. A fundraising festival for the Food Pantries of the Captial District with live music all day by the Barn Boys, The Tyes, Off the Record, Diva & the Dirty Boys, Soul Sky, the Back 40 Band and the Greasy Fingers Band. Hosted by Bob Gamache and emceed by Johnny Goodman. 2-8pm. $10 suggested donation. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of bands…
ART/MUSIC: “The Earthy Photo Art of Margo Singer” @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. Break out the mimosas! It’s the opening reception for Margo Singer’s new photography exhibit. With live music by Izzy Singer. 11am-2pm. FREE.
MUSIC:; Shtreiml @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Led by pianist and harmonicat Jason Rosenblatt, the Montreal-based band offers a high-octane mix of not-so-traditional Eastern-European Jewish and Turkish music. 7pm. $24.
THEATER: Nervous/System @ Lumberyard, Catskill. Theater/performance artist Andrew Schneider completes the trilogy of YOUARENWHERE and After (both of which were presented at EMPAC) with the work-in-progress performance of another mind-boggling work. 2pm. $45.
THEATER: Million Dollar Quartet @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The music of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash comes to life in this incredible true story of one night when these four icons came together to play at Sun Records. The Playhouse Stage Company musical is directed by Owen Smith. 2pm. $27; students $17. Through Sunday, November 11.
MUSIC: Alyssa Yeager Duo @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. With a little Johnny Cash on the autoharp, a few foot-stomping Irish tunes with the Bodhran drum, and some classic Fleetwood Mac on guitar and percussion, this folk-rock set has something for everyone. 2pm.
THEATER: Uncommon Women and Others @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Last chance! Karen Christina Jones directs the Callaloo Theater production of Wendy Wasserstein’s breakthrough play exploring the lives of five close friends and classmates at Mount Holyoke College. 2:30pm. $20.
MUSIC: The Ying Quartet @ the Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown. The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival concludes its 20th anniversary season with masterworks by Haydn, Theofanides and Tchaikovsky. 4pm.