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Nine Pin Cider Works to open Friday

Last week, Governor Cuomo announced Nine Pin was the first licensed cidery under the new farm cidery laws, and this week Nine Pin Cider Works will be holding a grand opening celebration. The grand opening will take place on February 28 at 3pm, at Nine Pin’s production facility and tasting room at 929 Broadway in Albany.

Big congrats to Alejandro and family. I’m really happy to have these guys in my backyard.

Previously on KAB: A visit to Nine Pin Cider Works: Photos

Giant Gorilla Dog Thing: HORSE Announcement

On March 28th, Pig Food Records will release HORSE, and there’s no better way to announce it than with a commercial. Pay attention to the lyrics since they’re actually giving you details on the release. HORSE be available digitally, as well as double LP format. More info on the PFR site.

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Peg/Hand Habits split 10″ out today via Eschatone Records

Peg, from Long Beach, California teamed up with Albany, NY dream-pop outfit Hand Habits to offer a split on Eschatone Records. Peg is a new psych-rock solo project from Avi Buffalo drummer Sheridan Riley and friends. By now you should know about Hand Habits, which is Meg Duffy’s superlative project.

Give half the split a listen below and head to the Eschatone store to buy the limited edition, signed 10″ record.

Quality events for this weekend vol. 121

Friday February 21

Bear Grass, Immaculate Heart and Thomas LaFond at Tierra Coffee (Madison): Free music, dawg.

Yes! at The Albany Center Gallery: Poetry and performance series with Claire Donato, Jeff T. Johnson and Eric Hardiman.

Bobby Long at the Linda: With With Tor & the Fjords.

Pony in the Pancake, Gusto at The Low Beat: Indie/rock/whatever just go and enjoy.

Saturday February 22

10X10 Comedy Show in Pittsfield: Featuring headliner Adrienne Iapalucci.

Third Annual UAG Black and White Gala: Music, art, poetry and more to help keep the space alive.

Between the Buried and Me at the UCH: Prog out bro.

Surfer Blood at Nanola in Malta: Free show, no tickets needed!

E. O. M. at McGeary’s: Hip-hop show featuring Heroes of Drugs, Hired Gun, Knowle’ge and Mike Larry Draw.

Alarms & Controls, Poor Lily and Kimono Dragons at The Low Beat: Howard is already in full swing.

EIGHTIES at the Low Beat: “Some songs you know, some songs you don’t”

DJ Funeral and DJ Yolo Bear at Cabaloosa’s: New Paltz isn’t that far and this will be completely worth it.

Sunday February 23

Rude Awakening, The Storm, Futile Justice: Hardcore jams.

Lybians, Aggressive Response, Male PAtterns, Sunshine Ward at Fuze: Punk jams.

Kristian Bezuidenhout at EMPAC: “Bezuidenhout is best known for bringing a new dimension to the interpretation of Mozart’s piano music.”

All weekend

NY In Bloom at the NYS Museum: Flower show at the museum, which mean’s it’s almost spring!

Karate Kid, Kung Fu Panda, Drunken Master and Last Dragon at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Ice Skating at the Plaza: Free, open 11a-8p, weather permitting.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Just go.