Quality events for this weekend

Friday January 13

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Small hometown show. Sold out.

Gratefully Yours at Putnam Den: Grateful Dead tribute.

Asa Morris the Mess, Bren, Bare Mattress, William Hale at Pauly’s: Experimental/lo-fi/rock.

Not Enough Soul at Fuze: Funk/soul from the 60s to today.

Saturday January 14

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

New York State’s Great Places & Spaces at NYS Museum: A trip around the state without leaving the museum.

Phantogram at Upstate Concert Hall: Hometown show. Sold out.

Cry Havoc, The Lost Riots, Girth Control, Totally Gnarly, Dead Aces, and Colin Moran at The Low Beat: Final B-Scene show. Punk/hardcore/ska/party.

Sunday January 15

Unicorn Ball at Waterworks: Benefit drag show.

From One Hero to Many at Oakwood Community Center: Comminuty workshop. Part 1of 3 on building heroes/heroic communities.

All weekend

Wine & Dine for the Arts at Hilton Albany: Food and drink 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 small centrally located theater.

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

Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 16

Lapalux at EMPAC: “Lapalux (AKA Stuart Howard) is a rising star of electronic music”.

Cannon the Brave EP Release Party at Madison Theater: With Jasper.

Impractical Jokers at The Palace: With The Tenderloins.

Firestarter, Young Culture, Summer Legs, Viewpoints, Hungover, The Steadfast Son at The Hangar: Holiday party.

Strangelove and Electric Duke at Upstate Concert Hall: Depeche Mode and Bowie cover bands.

Found Footage Festival in at Proctors: “showcase of odd and hilarious found videos”.

Comedy’s Best Kept Secret Tour at Lark Tavern: Comedy show.

The Figgs at The Low Beat: Annual holiday show.

A Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Burlesque show before the Cretin Hop.

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Bearquilt, Kyle & The Pity Party, Pour La Terre at BSP: Indie/rock/jazz.

Saturday December 17

Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Highlighting rare Nordic coffee.

15th Annual Ghost of Hardcore Past Cover Show at The Low Beat: The annual holiday staple.

Holiday Market Extravaganza in Saratoga: Get your last minute gifts sorted.

Holiday Pop-Up at Forage+Sundry: Pop up with four local artists.

ustice and Peace Celebration at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: “North Troy’s working peoples’ alternative to the Victorian Stroll”.

Annual-ish Holiday Party at Albany Distilling: Drinks and music from Bryan Brundige Trio.

The Rocky Horror Christmas Show at Madison Theater: “a night of traditional rowdy Rocky Horror fun with a Christmas twist”.

Annie in the Water, Black Mt. Symphony, Eastern Highs at The Hollow: The annual Guthrie/Bell Productions Christmas Party.

Reindeer Games at Fuze: Rave night.

Girl Blue and Jimi Woodul at Savoy: Two great locals.

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

Sunday December 18

Co-op Record Fair atThe Half Moon: Buy/sell/trade records and casettes and stick around for the DJ sets.

All weekend

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 small centrally located theater.

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

Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 09

Lark Street Holiday Pop-Up at UAG: Little holiday marketplace pop-up. Get some gifts or ideas for your loved ones.

Kate Soper “Ipsa Dixit” at EMPAC: ” evening-length work of theatrical chamber music”.

Eleanor Friedberger at The Half Moon: Alternative, with Darien Rectangle and Louis Munroe.

Too Much Soul at Fuze Box: Soul and funk dance night.

Gin Wigmore at The Hollow: Rock/blues singer from New Zeland.

Saturday December 10

Lark Street Holiday Pop-Up at UAG: Little holiday marketplace pop-up. Get some gifts or ideas for your loved ones.

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

11th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint: A fun benefit for the the Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Med.

Babes in Troyland at Takk House: Holiday gift market.

Standing With Standing Rock Screening at Basilica Hudson: With Oscar-nominated director Fidel Moreno.

Dinosaur Jr. at MASS MoCA: With Luluc and Sunburned Hand of the Man.

Planned Parenthood Benefit at The Low Beat: Featuring American Runaways, Eveyrthing Bagel, Odd Body, Anthill Annihilator, Lost Giant, and Dan Haggerty.

Happy Holidaze at The River Street Pub: With Sun Natives, St. James & The Apostles, and Rechorduroys.

Shadow Witch, The Begotten, Knock Yourself Out at BSP: Metal/rock.

Hot Jamz at The Half Moon: 90s Hip-hop/reggae dance party.

Sunday December 11

Babes in Troyland at Takk House: Holiday gift market in Troy.

Toys For Tots Ride at Savile Road: Ride your bike, support a cause, and have fun.

Bing Bamboo Room at The Low Beat: Naughty and nice burlesque show.

All weekend

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 small centrally located theater.

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

Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 02

First Friday: Art, culture, music.

A$AP Ferg at the Upstate Concert Hall: With Playboy Carti and Rob Stone.

Burnt Hills, Beta Males, Girls of Porn at The Low Beat: Psych/rock.

Lola Kirke, Wyndham, Lilah Larson at The Half Moon: Rock/folk.

Exhuman Cold Dark Matter at Fuze: Goth night!

Saturday December 03

SMCo Holiday Sip + Shop: Check out the wares and drink some Abracadabra Coffee.

Yes! w/ Joe Hall, Cheryl Quimba, Carl Skoggard, Canyons at Opalka: Poetry.

Body Shine Vol. 8 at Fuze: Proper dance party.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Funk/disco/reggae.

Winter Craft Market in Hudson: A Hudson River Exchange X Etsy event. Get some shopping done.

Sunday December 04

Victorian Stroll in Troy: The 34th annual.

2×4, Concrete, All For Revenge, Deadbeat at Fuze Box: Metal/hardcore.

All weekend

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 small centrally located theater.

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