8/26/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: The Wailin’ Jennys @ The Egg, Albany. The award-winning vocal trio returns to Greater Nippertown for the first time since their release of their first new album in six years, Fifteen. Known for the sort of close harmonies usually only found in sibling groups, the Jennys actually feature two Canadians and an upstate New Yorker who, for the last 15 years, have quietly built a huge fanbase and following for their exquisite arrangements, impeccable musicianship and stirring live performances. 7:30pm. $39.50 & $49.50.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Huichica East @ Chaseholm Farm, Pine Plains. Great music paired with regional culinary talent and wines from Gundlach Bundschu Winery at this family-friendly boutique festival. The three-day fest wraps up with Ard, Ryley Walker, Mapache, Grateful Shred, Driftwood Soldier, more. Music starts at 11am. $25.

MUSIC: David Bromberg @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Playing a solo show. 7pm. $67. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Summer Hoot @ the Ashokan Center, Olivebridge. The three-day fest wraps up with Love Waves Gong Ensemble, Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower, Amalia, Little Nora Brown, Guy Davis, Amber Rubarth, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason with Swingology, Max’s New Hat, Spirit Family Reunion, more. Music starts at 9:30pm. $35.

MUSIC: Fishbone @ Colony, Woodstock. Frontman Angelo Moore leads the classic early 80s lineup is a head-spinning fusion of funk, metal, rock, reggae, ska, punk, soul and more. With Hairbag. 8pm. $25 & $40.

MUSIC: House Sparrow @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. A two-person band (Francesca Olsen and Joe Aidonidis) driven by synthesizers, baritone ukulele, Francesca’s heavenly voice, and a lot of rumination on nature, waiting, death, and time. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: American Modern Opera Company @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Throughout the afternoon the Clark is hosting a series of mini-concerts from the young ensemble of talented and vibrant artists who are committed to re-imagining opera. Featuring Anthony Roth Costanzo. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Freedom Park, Scotia. Vocalist Annie Rosen leads the electic roots-oriented band. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Tarbox Ramblers @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Before there were blues-rock revivalists like White Stripes and Black Keys, there was Tarbox Ramblers, digging deep into the place where Appalachian music, ancient blues and gospel come together in powerful, unexpected combinations. 8pm. $15.

DANCE: Ishmael Houston-Jones and Miguel Gutierrez @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. The Lumberyard’s away-from-home season continues with “Variations on Themes from Lost and Found: Scenes from a Life and Other Works by John Bernd” is a collage of choreography and music that John Bernd (1953-1988) created during the last seven years of his life. From the late ’70s throughout the ’80s to his untimely death at the age of 35 in 1988, Bernd relentlessly created a body of work that was singular in its vision and force. He was a key figure of the East Village scene and was one of the first artists to deal openly with gay themes. He worked interdisciplinarily, and with an extraordinary array of dance artists who would go on to make some of the most interesting work in New York. 3pm.

MUSIC: Trio of OZ @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Featuring Omar Hakim and Rachel Z, the piano jazz trio covers rock classics. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Running the River @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. The latest installment of the Howlin’ at the Moon concert series. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Brandenburg Concertos @ Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown. The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents violinist Joseph Lin and the Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra. 7:30pm. $25; students $15.

FILM: Viva Kid Flicks @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. The best Spanish language shorts from New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018 for ages 7+. Suitable for native speakers and language learners alike. 3pm. FREE.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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