6/10/12: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: John Kribs @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The guiatrist-singer-songwriter teams up with an ace band – featuring Doug Moody, Orion Kribs, Mike Kelley and Arlin Greene – to celebrate the release of his brand CD, “The Blue Wall.” 7pm. $14 in advance; $16 at the door. More info here…
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Rhythm On the Ridge @ Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam. It’s Day Two of the two-day roots music festival featuring the Bald Mountain Rounders, Neversink, Everest Rising, Running the River, the Hilltown Ramblers and more. Open mic starts at 10am; mainstage music starts at 12noon. $15; children 12 and under FREE. Full schedule here…
FESTIVAL/FUNDRAISER/MUSIC/MORE: A Festival of Hope @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. A Nippertown-wide community gathering with all proceeds going directly to those hit by Hurricane Irene last summer. Featuring a car show, horse show, bake sale, family activities, arts, crafts, food, vendors. Also live music by the County Line Rebels, Shaky Ground, Spaceland, Out of Play, Chicken Herders, Inky Salad and more. 9am-7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Jonathan Richman @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock. The man-child author of such classics as “My Career as a Homewrecker,” “Hey There Little Insect” and “I Was Dancing in the Lesbian Bar” steps into the spotlight accompanied by drummer Tommy Larkins. 8pm. $15.
FILM/MUSIC: “Thunder Soul” @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. An award-winning film about the reunion of Houston’s funky, soulful Kashmere Stage Band. Followed by a performance by the Skidmore College band, Los Elk. 7:30pm. $10; $7 with Saratoga ArtsFest Pass.
READING: Roland Merullo @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The prolific author discusses his work and career, which includes more than a dozen books, including his latest novel, “The Talk-Funny Girl.” 3pm. FREE.