6/24/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Beck @ MASS MoCA’s Joe’s Field, North Adams. Has it really been 20 years since Beck stepped into the national spotlight with “Loser”? Since then, he’s created musical collages that encompass folk, funk, soul, hip hop, alternative rock, country and psychedelia. He’s currently touring in support of Morning Phase, his 12th studio album. With the Ghost of the Saber Tooth Tiger, featuring Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl. 5:30pm gates open; 8:30 showtime. $54.
MUSIC: Fall Out Boy @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Led by vocalist-guitarist Patrick Stump and bassist Pete Wentz, FoB is co-headlining the Monumentour with Paramore in support of their comeback album, Save Rock and Roll. With New Politics. 7pm. $36, $46, $56 & $66; $26 lawn.
MUSIC: Diana Ross @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Motown diva is the most successful female music artist in history with a total of 18 American No. 1 singles: 12 with the Supremes and six as a solo artist. And in 1976, Billboard named her the “Female Entertainer of the Century.” She has also earned a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination. 8pm. $58, $78, $98 & $178. GO HERE for a review of her 2010 concert at the Palace…
OPERA: “Elixir of Love” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theatre, Saratoga Springs. It’s opening night for Opera Saratoga’s production of Donizetti’s romantic comedy, directed by Helena Binder (aka, Blanche Blotto). 2pm.
THEATER: “Fully Committed” @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. It’s opening night, as Adirondack Theatre Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary season with Becky Mode’s homegrown comedy starring Sam Lloyd (“Scrubs”) as an aspiring actor who works as the reservationist at a posh Manhattan restaurant. In a tour de force performance, he also plays close to 40 callers, including a wealthy socialite, a gangster, a Japanese tourist, and a supermodel’s frenzied assistant. 7:30pm. $15-$40. Through Saturday.
MUSIC: The Refrigerators @ Brunswick Family Community Center grounds, Brunswick. The horn-fueled band kicks of the Tuesday Nights in Brunswick concert series with a rockin’ dance party. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…
THEATER: “Working on a Special Day” @ Barrington Stage Co.’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. The New England premiere of an unexpected love story between an overworked housewife and a mysterious bachelor directed by and starring Ana Graham and Antonio Vega. 7:30pm.
MUSIC: Sloppy Seconds @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Sugar Eater and the Knyghts of Fuzz. 7pm.
FILM: “You Were Never Lovelier” @ PS21, Chatham. Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth work their way through the usual cotton candy plot, but, as in all Astaire films, it includes memorable dancing, music and laughs. Score by Jerome Kern. 8:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…