4/27/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: Geoff Muldaur @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. One of the great acoustic bluesmen, Muldaur’s musical resume includes the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Paul Butterfield’s Better Days, the Texas Sheiks, duo albums with his then-wife (Maria Muldaur) and a batch of exquisite solo albums. 7pm.

MUSIC: The Gibson Brothers @ Lillian’s Restaurant, Saratoga Springs. Sponsored by Saratoga Guitar, the North Country’s own Leigh and Eric Gibson bring their award-winning bluegrass band to the Spa City. 7pm. $25.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: WILDWOODstock @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. The seventh annual benefit for Wildwood Programs features eight bands – Holly & Evan, Low ‘n Lonesome, Erin Harkes, the Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Legendary Losers, Rusticator, the Chris Dukes Band and the Joe Nacco Band. 12noon. $10. GO HERE for more info and complete schedule…

MUSIC: The Women of MOVE Music Festival Showcase @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. The MOVE Music Fest wraps up with Erin Harkes, Margo Macero, Jocelyn Arndt and Bridgette Guerrette in the tent in front of Tess’ tavern. 6pm. $5.

MUSIC: Many Trails @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s the Low Beat’s first brunch music session. With food by Chef Josh Coletto. 10:30am.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Dean Gitter @ Emerson Resort & Spa, Mt. Tremper. The record release party for Old Folkies Never Die doubles as a fundraiser for the Belleayre Music Festival. An afternoon of wine, hors d’oeuvres and music by the veteran folk musician and producer who sang with Tom Clancy, Burl Ives, and Josh White and produced Odetta’s debut album. With Uncommon Ground. 3pm. $60.

MUSIC: Skidmore College Orchestra @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The world premiere of James Emery’s Double concerto for guitar and violin featuring father-and-daughter soloists James and Hannah Emery. 3pm. $8; $5 seniors.

MUSIC: Lark Strings @ Albany Center Gallery, Albany. The string quartet featuring violinists Jessica Belflower and Alyson Slack with violist Beth Moll and cellist MaryAnn Dunn play selections by Ravel, Gershwin and Piazzolla. 7:30pm. FREE.

THEATRE: Shen Yun @ Proctors, Schenectady. A showcase and history of Chinese music, art, dance and culture. 7:30pm. $54, $64, $84, $104, $114 & $124.

COMEDY: Bill Burr (http://downtownalbany.org/events/bill-burr) @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Sunday night stand-up. 7pm. $25, $39 & $59.

MUSIC: Amanda Boyd @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. Hailed by critics as one of Britain’s rising stars with a voice described as “resplendent,” “sweet-toned,” “brilliant,” “impressive,” “glorious and outstanding,” this soprano, accompanied by Michael Clement, presents selections from her repertoire of art song and arias. 7pm. $10; $5 students & seniors.

MUSIC: The Williams Chamber Choir @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Under the direction of Grammy Award-winner Brad Wells, the choir will perform William Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices, as well as shorter works by Byrd and Wells. 3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Tennessee Williams: Straight Up… and Salted with a Twist of Durang” @ Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties. Blue Horse Repertory Company presents an ensemble performance of three short works by the two playwrights, framed by Mr. Williams’ observations about life, art and the nature of the creative spirit. Directed by Andrea Cunliffe and performed by Judy Allen, Elizabeth Breslin, Lora Lee Ecobelli, Bob Hanley, Byron Nilsson, James Occhino, Sam Reilly and Nancy Rothman. 3pm. $20: $15 students and seniors.

READING: The Laureate Contest @ Smith’s Tavern, Voorheesville. 12:30pm. FREE. @0 poets compete for top honors. 12:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Boeing Boeing” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Swinging ’60s bachelor Bernard attempts to juggle three stewardess/girlfriends in this farce. 2pm. $23-$26. Through May 4.

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