Tierra on Delaware has closed

“Tierra Coffee Roasters, here on Delaware Ave will be closing on Monday, June 29, 2015 to focus our attention on our other shop on Madison Ave. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your business over the past few years. Another business will be opening at this location in the next few months and in the mean time we hope you will visit us at our location on 1036 Madison Ave, next to the Madison Movie theater. We really appreciate the support of our customers and the community and we hope to see you again very soon.

For questions or concerns please call 518-621-7299″

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday July 3

Albany First Friday: Art, culture, etc., all around town.

Disco Funk at The Low Beat: Happy hour music for your soul.

Letta Getta Down at The Machine: First Friday tunes and art.

Men On Art at 40 Broadway: Art show and dance jam.

Psymon Spine, Immaculate Heart, Belle-Skinner, Shakusky at World Citizen Party House: Killer lineup at a fun house show!

Exhuman at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Moon Worship, Inch, and CJ Champagne at The Low Beat: Rock jams.

Nineties Thump at The Hollow: Featuring DJ Trumastr.

Blade Runner Noodle Night at Basilica Hudson: Self-explanatory.

Movie at the Airport at MASS MoCA: Watch Top Gun in the most fitting setting.

Rockin on the River at Troy Riverfront Park: With Eastbound Jesus.

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80s Night at Fuze Box: Dance off those dogs and burgers.

Built4BBQ Star Spangled Bonanza at The Low Beat and Pauly’s: Two venues, a bunch of bands.

Cookout at The Cheese Travler: Part of their summer cookout series.

Sunday July 5

CATCH takes the Hudson at Basilica Hudson: “Catch is the Brooklyn-based, Obie award-winning, hydra-headed, series of performance events”.

All weekend

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA: Wilco’s festival.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a locally owned theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

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7th Annual Beat*Shot Music Festival

Next weekend is the 7th Annual Beat*Shot Music Festival. If somehow you don’t know, this festival is has been a fixture of the local music scene. I went last year without really knowing too many people on the bill, and I was blown away act after act. There’s a lot of care put into this festival and it shows.

Check out the lineup, grab your tickets and get ready for an awesome weekend of music.

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Hibou at the Hollow

On Tuesday July 28, Cayucas and Hibou are coming to play at The Hollow. Tickets are mysteriously listed as both $15 via ticketmaster and $5 at the door.

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2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region

Tomorrow, the University Art Museum is holding the opening and artist’s reception from 5-8pm for The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition. This show runs until September 5 and is at the University Art Museum.

Learn more about the show and artists on the event’s website.

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday June 26

Troy Night Out: Arts, culture, food, etc., in Troy.

Last Good Tooth and Eric and Erica at The Half Moon: Folk music.

Jumpin’ Jacks Annual Fireworks Display: Celebrate summer. With U.S. Water Ski Show Team and Snook Bros. Band.

Doctor Magnum & Oobleck at Parish Public House: Fusion/funk.

Saturday June 27

Crowbar at Trickshots: With Battlecross & Lord Dying.

Hudson River Exchange’s Summer Market in Hudson: Maker fest.

Flux Pavilion at Upstate Concert Hall: EDM.

Mad Laughs at The Madison Theater: Comedy show.

Sunday June 28

Free Outdoor Yoga at Riverfront Park: Hit the market and stretch out.

Gowanus Mutant Kommandos, Scuzz, and The Mysteios at The Low Beat: Punk

All weekend

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA: Wilco’s festival.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a locally owned theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.