11/27/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Hangar Remembers Dick Quinn @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Featuring Graham Tichy, Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers, Johnny Rabb, the Lazy Suns, the Nellies, the Coveralls, Off the Record, Larry Quinn, Todd Nelson, Michael Eck, Luke McNamee, Scotty Mac, Ted Hennessy, Chops Laconte, Mike McMann, more… 2pm. FREE; donations accepted.
MUSIC: Analog Fog II @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. A whopping reunion of Local 518 bands from the ’60s with the Chord-A-Roys headlining. Also the Sabres, the Goats, Lisa Robilotto (one of the stand-outs of last year’s bash), the Hudson Avenue Blues Band, the Section and a drum battle with George Leary and Larry Scarano. 3pm. $10. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Schenectady Pipe Band @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. In celebration of their 100th anniversary, the band presents “A Century of Sound,” a concert to be recorded for their upcoming live album. 3pm. $25.
MUSIC: Sun Ra Tribute: Interplanetary Music @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. Bassist Scott Petito has conjured up a Hudson Valley supergroup to play the interplanetary music of the great Sun Ra, including Don Byron (clarinet, sax), Veronica Nunn (vocals), Connor Kennedy (guitars), Mark Ferraro (percussion), Chris Pasin (trumpet), Keith Pray (alto sax), Alex Slomka (trombone), Travis Shook (piano), Lee Falco (drums), Mitch Kessler (baritone sax) and Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak from Mercury Rev (guitars, extraterrestrial sounds). 8pm. $15.
MUSIC: Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Based on The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, the show features such enduring fan-favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” “Christmas Canon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Promises To Keep” and “This Christmas Day.” 3 & 7:30pm. $47.50, $57.50, $67 & $77.50.
VAUDEVILLE: Wally’s Holiday Show @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The holiday-themed variety show features an all-star lineup of regional talent, including pianist Tony Kieraldo, country duo Oxbow Road (Deborah McDowell and Kiki Dufault), Helsinki open-mic co-hosts Cameron Melville and Ryder Cooley and singer-comedian Heather Fisch, hosted by old-time vaudevillian Walter V. Hughes. 6pm. $15.
THEATER: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! Ben Brantley of The New York Times called the five-time Tony Award-winning play, “One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. Be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed.” 2pm. $25-$73.
MUSIC: Dan Berggren & Alex Smith @ Caffe Lena at Ndakinna Education Center, Greenfield Center. Veteran folksinger Dan Berggren and emerging singer-songwriter Alex Smith have discovered similarities that far out-number their 40-year age gap: both were raised in small Adirondack towns, keep an ear out for local stories, and write songs that reach beyond the Blue Line. 7pm. $20.
CABARET: “1•2•3•4” @ Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Jerry Gretzinger, his wife Erin, Lynne Kerr and Edwin Graham singing solo, duet, trio, and quartet arrangements of pop and Broadway standards. 2pm. $25, dessert and coffee included.