SUNY Albany alum J-Live has a fantastic write up on the Bandcamp blog. If you’re unfamiliar with J-Live’s background, it’s a must read. And once you’re done reading and listening, kick yourself for missing him last Saturday at McGeary’s.
The kind people behind Life in Color “The Worlds Largest Paint Party” have given me two pairs of tickets to giveaway for their event at the Times Union Center on Friday, April 4. If you’re unfamiliar, Life in Color is essentially Color Me Rad but instead of running, you’re raving.
Starting Wednesday April 2nd, 17 downtown Albany restaurants are participating in restaurant week. Each one of these establishments is offering a three course meal for a set price of $20.14 per person.
Here’s a PDF of all the menus of the participating restaurants. It’s a great excuse to try a new restaurant with some friends or visit an old standby and try something new. I’ll definitely be checking out as many as I can this week.
Friday March 28
Troy Night Out: Grab a friend and bounce around Troy and check out the shops, bars, and everything else.
4th St Funnies Comedy Show at Kokopellis: With headliner Andrew Ginsburg and many great others.
Joshua Black Wilkins at the Linda: Alt/folk/rock/etc sponsored by WEXT.
AASRD “Totally Tubular Dance Party” with Nate Da Great at McGeary’s: Fundraiser for the roller derby squad — party with the roller girls!
Warhols Woodshed then the Lucky Jukebox Brigade at The Low Beat: Happy hour show then late night jammer.
Fourth Friday and Everything Classic at Justin’s: True playing the hits.
Saturday March 29
Action Bronson at UCH: Rap rapping rap.
EOM with J-Live & Tenesha The Wordsmith at McGeary’s: Huge show this month! Don’t miss this one.
Yoma at the Low Beat: Album release show with Soft Powers, Francis Graves And The Get Arounds, and Lastdayshining.
Tim Eriksen and The Trio De Pumpkintown at the Linda: Part of their American Roots Series.
Cabinet at the Hollow: With Big Leg Emma.
Yes! Poetry and Performance at the Albany Center Gallery: Third reading of the season.
Sunday March 30
The Devil Wears Prada at UCH: Get your swoop hair going and mosh your angst out.
The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your back yard.
Day trip to MASS MoCA: It’s the first weekend for the new spring exhibits.