9/2/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: Celia Woodsmith @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The veteran of the Boston rock scene and a Grammy nominated vocalist with the bluegrass supergroup Della Mae heads into the Caffe backed by the vintage rock band Say Darling in support of her brand spankin’ new debut solo record Cast Iron Shoes. With Rebel Darling. 7pm. $22.

COMEDY/MUSIC: Steve Martin & Martin Short’s “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” @ Tanglewood, Lenox. Tanglewood wraps up its 2018 season with an afternoon of laughs. The duo will be joined by Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band the Steep Canyon Rangers and pianist Jeff Babko. 2:30pm. $32-$149.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Adirondack Independence Music Fest @ Wood Park, Lake George. Day Two of the jam-band fest features Let’s Be Leonard, Lucid, Lespecial, Back to School Special, Swift Technique, Pink Talking Fish, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. 1pm. $50. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: The Cat Big Cookout @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. 100.9 The CAT’s Big Cookout is an end-of-summer contemporary country music gathering featuring headliner Lee Brice. With Frankie Ballard and Clare Dunn along with Local 518 faves Skeeter Creek and Big Sky Country. 1pm. $45.

DANCE: Savion Glover @ Lumberyard, Catskill. The Lumberyard celebrates its long-awaited grand opening with Savion Glover, who The New Yorker has hailed as “the greatest tap virtuoso of our time, perhaps of all time,” accompanied by jazz drummer Marcus Gilmore. Hosted by Alan Cumming. 6:30pm. $60. UPDATE: This performance is now officially sold out…

FESTIVAL: West Kortright Fair @ the West Kortright Centre, East Meredith. The 13th annual end-of-summer harvest fest features local foods, art exhibit, silent auction, rummage sale, vendors, children’s activities and live music by Paleface (12:30pm), Richie & Rosie (2:30pm) and the Big Takeover (4:30pm). 12noon. Pay what you will.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/MORE: Capital District Scottish Games @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. Featuring plenty of competition – everything from the traditional caber toss to the Northeastern United States Pipe Band Championship to the Highland Dance Competition and lots of live music. 10am. $12; children 12 & under FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete music schedule…

MUSIC: Billy Martin’s “Stridulations for the Good Luck Feast” @ the Falcon Outdoor Stage, Marlboro. Game of Percussion! and demonstrations. 5:30pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Billy Martin @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Solo and ensemble music by Medeski Martin & Woods’ legendary drummer. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Kevin McKrell @ the Parting Glass Pub, Saratoga Springs. The Donnybrook Fair reunion is over, but Kevin McKrell carries on as a solo tonight. 7pm

MUSIC: Simi Stone @ Colony, Woodstock. The multi-talented singer-songwriter-violinist plays a hometown Woodstock show. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: Reggie Earls & the Hudson River Pearls @ Colony, Woodstock. Gospel brunch session with an all-you-can-eat buffet. 11am. $20.

MUSIC: Brain Famine @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With Coffin Birth and Your Brain on Drugs. 8pm. $7.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

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