3/3/19: Today’s Tip Tips: Sunday

And a special shout-out to my birthday buddies Steve Cohen, Mark McGovern and Mike Davies

FUNDRAISER/MUSIC: For Motherjudge: An Afternoon of Fundraising and Celebration @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. The North & South Dakotas, These Are the Hits, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys and Ramblin Jug Stompers donate their time and talent to help raise funds for the den mother of the Greater Nippertown music scene, Caroline MotherJudge, the host of McGeary’s weekly Best Damn Open Mic Ever, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. 12noon-6pm. Donations encouraged. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…

MUSIC: Robbie Fulks @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Rolling Stone calls him simply “one of the most observant and wry songwriters of the past two decades.” 7pm. $27.

MUSIC: Back Porch Festival: Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal @ Academy of Music, Northampton. The Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and second general music icon wraps up the three-day festival with a concert in support of her sublime new album, She Remembers Everything. With Mark Erelli. 7pm. $39.99-$49.99.

MUSIC: Back Porch Parlor Session @ The Parlor Room, Northampton. Featuring The Jacob Jolliff Band. With Danny Barnes. 3pm. $25.

MUSIC: Melvin Seals & JGB @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. 8pm. $30 & $35.

MUSIC; Albany Pro Musica @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. “The Americas, Land of Many Cultures” also features Puerto Rican chorus Camerata Coral with conductor Amarilis Pagán Vila. Distinctive harmonies and thrilling rhythms transport you in a journey celebrating diversity, multiculturalism, inclusiveness and acceptance; the values that hold the Americas strong. 3pm. $25, $35, $45 & $55.

MUSIC: Olivia Quillio @ Little Peck’s, Troy. 6pm.

MUSIC: Back Porch Radio Live @ The Parlor Room, Northampton. Back Porch Radio host Jim Olsen has been on the airwaves of WRSI since 1984, serving as the station’s program and music director from 1985-1996. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Kevin McKrell @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

MUSIC: Marc Delgado & Wounded Knee @ Colony, Woodstock. With Pete Mancini & the Hillside Airmen. 8pm. $5.

THEATER: Charlie & the Chocolate Factory @ Proctors, Schenectady. Lat chance!Yes, it’s the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous — and mysterious — factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few, and that includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. 2pm.

THEATER: Men on Boats @ Skidmore College’s Black Box Theater, Saratoga Springs. Directed by Nina Slowinski, Jaclyn Backhaus’ irreverent and raucous play puts a gender twist on the white male explorers of U.S. Manifest Destiny. 2pm. $12; students/seniors $8. Through Thursday.

THEATER: Milk Like Sugar @ PH Gallery + Studio, Troy. The Callaloo Theatre Company presents the Greater Nippertown premiere of Kirsten Greenidge’s play directed by Karen Christina Jones. It’s Annie Desmond’s sixteenth birthday, and her friends have decided to help her celebrate in style, complete with a brand new tattoo. Before her special night is over, however, Annie and her friends enter into a life altering pact. 3pm. Through Sunday, March 10.

THEATER: Dear Edwina @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. A musical comedy about 13-year-old Edwina Spoonapple would do just about anything to be a part of the Kalamazoo Advice-a-Palooza Festival. While her siblings both have proof of their accomplishments, poor Edwina has nothing. When a talent scout from the convention visits her hometown, she trots out her musical advice, giving shows live from the family garage in hopes of finding her place in the spotlight. 2pm. $15.

GO HERE for the latest info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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