11/17/13: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: The Gibson Brothers @ Lillian’s, Saratoga Springs. The reigning International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainers of the Year – for the second consecutive year – play an intimate concert upstairs at Lillian’s. 7pm. $25. (Advance tickets available at Saratoga Guitar.)
MUSIC: Sleigh Bells @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The Brooklyn-based noise-pop duo of vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Edward Miller makes a tour stop in support of their new album, Bitter Rivals. With Doldrums (aka Airick Woodhead) in support of his latest album, Lesser Evil. 8pm. $20. UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled due to illness.
MUSIC: Lisa Marie Presley @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Yes, the daughter of the King of Rock & Roll and the ex-wife of the Prince of Pop slips into the Iron Horse in support of her latest album, Storm and Grace, produced by T Bone Burnett. 7pm. $30.
MUSIC: Edward Arron @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The New Yorker calls him “not only one of New York’s most exciting young cellists but also an inventive impresario.” He’ll be joined by world-renowned violinists Jennifer Frautschi and Tessa Lark and violists Che-Hung Chen and Max Mandel to perform works by Mozart, Brahms, Arvo Pärt and Giya Kancheli. With a post-concert wine-and-cheese meet-and-greet. 2pm. $25; FREE students.
MUSIC: Annalivia @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. An American roots and branches string-band trio featuring the talents of Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen and Bronwyn Keith-Hynes in support of their latest album, The Same Way Down. With the Honey Dewdrops, the Virginia-based husband-and-wife duo of Laura Wortman & Kagey Parrish. 3pm. $18.
MUSIC: David Righeschi @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The gifted tenor will be accompanied by Maestro Longobardi, Carlo Beni, Angelo Mazzone, the Saratoga Youth Orchestra and the Capital District Youth Choral (under the direction of Diane Warner). 3pm. $35 & $50; $75 VIP meet and greet.
MUSIC: “A Highland Afternoon” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Featuring performances by the Schenectady Pipe Band and the Braemar Highland Dancers. 3pm. $25.
MUSIC: The Lone Bellow @ Pearl Street, Northampton. Zach Williams leads the Brooklyn-based alt-country band to town in support of their sparkling self-titled debut album. With Aoife O’Donovan opening the show. 8pm. $15.
THEATER: “Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight” @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. While she may be best known for her 15-year liaison with Voltaire, Emilie Du Chatelet (1706-1749) was also one of the leading interpreters of modern physics, as well as a master of mathematics and linguistics. In its regional premiere, WAM Theatre’s production of Lauren Gunderson’s play is directed by Kristen van Ginhoven and stars Kim Stauffer. 2pm. $25; $15 students. Through November 24.
MUSIC: The Brian Patneaude Duo @ Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, Clifton Park. Sax and piano jazz. 2pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Hard Soul @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Celebrating keyboardist Erin Grimm’s 25th birthday. With Beautiful Disaster and West Virginia’s Time & Distance. 8pm. $5.
MUSIC: Thirteen for Life @ the Hungry Fish Cafe, Troy. Acoustic duo. 11am. FREE.
THEATER: “‘night Mother” @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. Marsha Norman’s drama, directed by Nate Beynon. 3pm. $15; $10 students. Through November 24.
THEATER: “The Importance of Being Earnest” @ RPI Playhouse, Troy. It’s opening night for Oscar Wilde’s farcical comedy directed by Eric Shovah. 2pm. $15; $10 students & seniors. Through November 23.
MUSIC: RPI Concert Choir @ Chapel + Cultural Center, Troy. The annual fall concert under the direction of the newly-hired conductor Nicholas DeMaison. 7:30pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Back County Crimes” @ Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saratoga Springs. Dave Demke directs Lanie Robertson’s small-town tale full of forbidden love affairs, black comedy, sordid murders, music and tragic misunderstandings. 2pm. $12; $8 students & seniors. Through Sunday, November 24.
FILM: “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Set against the backdrop of 1970s Texas Hill Country, David Lowery’s film follows three characters who are on various sides of the law. 3pm. $7; $5 students.
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