2/14/15: Today’s Top Tips: Saturday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/DANCE: The Flurry Festival @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. It’s Day Two jam-packed full of dances, concerts, workshops, jams and more. Featuring Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Andrew & Noah Van Norstrand, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Sheesham, Lotus & Son, Lost Radio Rounders, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Quickstep, and lots more… 9am-1am.

MUSIC: Red Molly @ The Egg, Albany. The fab folk trio Red Molly – Laurie MacAllister, Abbie Gardner and Molly Venter – performs original works composed by each of the group members, as well as covers of other songwriters – as heard on their latest recording, The Red Album. 7:30pm. $28.

MUSIC: The Felice Brothers @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. With Spirit Family Reunion. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Cutaways @ NaNola, Malta. The debut of a new rock band featuring Todd Nelson, Leo Katchidurian, Pat Conover, Mike Kelley and James Kirk.

MUSIC: Legs @ MASS MoCA’s Club B-10, North Adams. Brooklyn indie pop-rockers. 8pm. $18 & $24; $8 students. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: MaryLeigh Roohan @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. With Bear Grass and Anthony Fallacaro. Doors open at 8pm. FREE.

BURLESQUE: Roxxi Tart’s 1920’s Speakeasy Valentine Revue @ Albany Barn, Albany. Roxxi and her assemblage of Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers and swells perform in the grand ballroom. That’s 15 classic ’20s-era acts and a scrumptious Indian buffet. 7pm. $30; $50 couple.

EVENT: The Love Story – A Valentine’s Day Masquerade Ball @ Takk House, Troy. A gourmet meal designed by New World Bistro chef Ric Orlando in addition to a raucous, immersive, theatrical experience show of roaming burlesque performers, provocative performance art and good old-fashioned innuendo. Featuring the Author, Dr. Lucky, Mistress Couple, Scary Ben, more… 9pm. $150 couple.

MUSIC: Nicole Atkins @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The indie-rock singer-songwriter brings her blend of pop-fueled hooks and moody introspection. If Chrissie Hynde had grown up in New Jersey listening to the Shangri-Las and Roy Orbison, she may have become Nicole Atkins. 9pm.

THEATER: “Where (we) Live” @ Bard College’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale-On-Hudson. This ambitious, beguiling show blends music, video and storytelling in a theatrical creation that reflects on notions of community and home. Directed by Ain Gordon, the performance features So Percussion, guitarist Grey McMurray, choreographer Emily Johnson and guest artists Aron Sanchez and Caroline Wallner. 7:30pm. $25; $10 students. Also at 3pm Sunday.

COMEDY: The Gender Defenders @ Proctors, Schenectady. Four comedians (two male, two female) serve up a laugh-filled battle of the sexes: John Mulrooney, Judy Gold, Kevin Downey Jr. & Michele Balan. 7:30pm.

COMEDY: The Gender Defenders @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Four comedians (two male, two female) serve up a laugh-filled battle of the sexes: John Mulrooney, Judy Gold, Kevin Downey Jr. & Michele Balan. 9pm. $35 & $50.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. 9:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: From the Heartland @ Cafe NoLa, Schenectady. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: The Steve Lambert Quartet @ 9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs.

THEATER: “Tigers Be Still” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Carol Max directs the regional premiere of Kim Rosenstock’s quirky, endearing dark comedy that follows the misadventures of Sherry Wickman, an unemployed, overwhelmed art therapist hiding out in her childhood bed. 8pm. $24.

MUSIC: Moon Hooch @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Golden Oldies Spectacular @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. A salute to the Drifters, the Marvelettes and the Platters. 7pm. $39.50 & $49.50.

MUSIC: The Marc Black Band @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise @ the Washington Avenue Armory, Albany. Contemporary gospel. 7:30pm. $27-$42.

COMEDY: Johnny Watson @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. With Joe Currie. 8:30pm. $18.

MUSIC: Nine Votes Short @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Eye and I, Chloroform Party and 1 Through 10. 8pm.

THEATER: “South Pacific” @ Schenectady Light Opera, Schenectady. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical directed by Peter Caracappa. 8pm. $18, $22 & $28.

MUSIC: Off the Record @ McGrievey’s, Waterford. ’60s Futurist trio. 8pm.

MUSIC: Taina Asili & Gaetano Vaccaro @ Umana Restaurant & Wine Bar, Albany. Performing Spanish love songs and romantic music from Latin America and Spain. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Saint Rose Camerata @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Arts Center, Albany. Performing their annual “Chamber Music with Voice” performance on Valentine’s Day, featuring American and European composers from the 19th and 20th centuries. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Misty Jazz Trio @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Lake. 6pm.

FILM: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Based on Truman Capote’s best-selling novella, Blake Edwards’ classic stars Audrey Hepburn as New York party girl Holly Golightly, who embarks on a wildly entertaining adventure to find love in the big city. 7pm.

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  1. Tim Raab says

    The Dance Flurry- If you just enter the hotel only to wander the lobbies and hallways, this is what you will find to enjoy for free…A mixed bag of “Americana” jam sessions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVahaFv_gFo

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