9/24/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. He’s a one-man folk festival. The singer and multi-instrumentalist (banjo, fiddle, piano, harmonica, guitar) who plays everything from ragtime, to hokum, old-time, French reels, Appalachian mountain music, blues and more. 7pm. $24.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Lenox Apple Squeeze @ Main Street, Lenox. Featuring Swale, 5 Gun Draw, Sierra Hull, the SteelDrivers. 10am-6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: The Sea The Sea @ Stella Pasta Bar & Bakery, Burnt Hills. 3pm. $15; children 12 & under FREE.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Upper Madison Street Fair @ Madison Avenue, Albany. With music by Swing Shift,, The Magdalens, the Girls Next Door, Michael Eck, the Alan Thomson Quartet, Golden Notes, Veena & Devesh Chandra, more. 12noon-5pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete music schedule…

THEATER: “Performing Olana” @ Olana Historic Site, Hudson. Last chance! An original, site-specific theater piece written by Darrah Cloud will be staged on the grounds of Olana, drawing inspiration from Frederic Church’s painting, letters, family life, and the celebrated landscape. 2, 4 & 6pm. $15. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Simple Gifts @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The folk duo of multi-instrumentalists Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon. 1pm. $18; under 18 $10.

THEATER: “Kunstler” @ Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield. Last chance! Jeff McCarthy stars in Jeffrey Sweet’s play about radical lawyer and civil rights activist William Kunstler. 3pm. GO HERE to read review…

READING: Richard Boch @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. The author reads from his new book “The Mudd Club,” a cornucopia of memories about the famed wicked downtown NYC nightspot. With a Q&A moderated by Amos Poe and a book-signing reception. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Marshall Tucker Band @ Wood Park, Lake George. Vocalist Doug Gray is still at the helm of the veteran southern rockers. With Skeeter Creek and Country Fresh. Gates open at 3pm. $30; VIP $85.

MUSIC: Sirsy @ Wicked, Clifton Park. 3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “How to Pray” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Directed by John Sowle, Michelle Carter’s quirky comedy stars Susan Slotoroff, Morgan Hooper and Steven Patterson. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: John Gorka @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. With Lisa Martin. 7pm. $25.

MUSIC: Espejos @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Chicago post-punk. With Postage and Bare Mattress. 8pm. $7.

THEATER: “Twelfth Night” @ Riverfront Park, Troy. The Troy-based Will Kempe’s Players production of the Shakespeare classic. 2pm. $10-$20 suggested donation.

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady.SLOC opens the fall season with the Tony Award-winning musical, directed by Peter Caracappa. 2pm. $22-$28. Through Sunday, October 1.

FILM: “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension” @ the Madison Theater, Albany. Simply one of our all-time fave films here at Nippertown HQ. How the fuck did this movie ever get made? 2 & 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Sonny & Perley @ the Colonie Town Library, Colonie. A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. 2pm. FREE.

STORYTELLING: Word Plays @ Proctors’ Fenimore Gallery, Schenectady. Today’s topic is “awakening.” 2pm. $12.

FESTIVAL: Eagle Mills Craft Fair @ Eagle Mills Cider Mill, Broadalbin. 9am-4pm.

MUSIC ON SCREEN: “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Yes, Roger Waters was in town in person last night. Now guitarist David Gilmour is on the big screen in this concert film. 2pm. $9; students $6.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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