Quality events for this weekend vol. 76

Friday March 1st

WCDB’s 35th Anniversary show at Valentine’s: Seven band takeover of Albany’s favorite live music venue. Celebrate everyone’s favorite college radio station’s 35th birthday!

First Friday Albany: Lots of art on display and plenty of after parties all over Albany. There will be DJs at the UAG 6-9pm. Also be sure to check Alex Contompasis’ opening at 40 Broadway.

Crown of Thornz, Built for Battle, Life Sentence, Kill on Sight, and Know Your Enemy at Bogies: Hardcore and lots of it.

Vinylmania at Eldas: 40s, 50s and 60s dance music played off actual records.

The Machine Starts at EMPAC: New media performance based on a Sci-Fi novella The Machine Stops which predicted the internet, television and more.

QFest at Proctor’s: Proctor’s LGBTQ film festival, which includes the incredible and devistating film How To Survive a Plague among many more.

Saturday March 2nd

Vessel’s CD Release Show at Bogie’s: With Restless Streets, Crashing Funerals, Voices, and I Am The Anchor. Metal and hardcore extravaganza.

That’s My JAM! with DJ White Lotus: Dance party at Bomber’s.

William Rees and Rosary Beard at the Spotty Dog: Well worth the trip to Hudson. Very excellent guitar music by amazing musicians.

The Machine Starts at EMPAC: New media performance based on a Sci-Fi novella The Machine Stops which predicted the internet, television and more.

QFest at Proctor’s: Proctor’s LGBTQ film festival, which includes the incredible and devistating film How To Survive a Plague among many more.

Sunday March 3rd

Frank Turner at UCH. Legendary musician in the folk punk scene.

2-for-1 at McGearys: Trumastr and 2-for-1 drinks. Enough said.

QFest at Proctor’s: Proctor’s LGBTQ film festival, which includes the incredible and devistating film How To Survive a Plague among many more.

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