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Troy Kitchen

Cory Nelson posted an annoucement of his plans for the space at 50 4th Street. The announcement in it’s entirety:

Gourmet Food Court coming to 50 4th Street in Downtown Troy.

4 Permanent Artisan Food Vendors + Coffee Bar + Wine & Beer Bar = Troy Kitchen

A food lovers paradise.

I’m excited to watch this pan out! You too can follow along by liking the Troy Kitchen facebook page.

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 24

The Room at Madison Theater: Midnight showing of the worst movie ever.

Pete Francis at The Low Beat: With Funky Dawgz Brass Band.

Troy Night Out: Arts and culture in Troy. Tons to do, check the map.

The Nightingales of Berlin, Lecture by David Rothenberg at EMPAC: A look into the song of the nightingale and how it relates to music.

Earth Trio 2015: Michael Century, Susie Ibarra, David Rothenberg at EMPAC: A performance by three incredible musicians.

TNO After-Party at River Street Pub: Post TNO Dance party.

Over The Verrazano: A Troy Night Out musical experience: Jams from True and Vic at Peck’s.

Comedy Night at The Madison Theater: The fifth installment of the series featuring headliner Rich Williams.

Yes! at The Brakes: With Tony Mancus, Sara Deniz Akant, and Chris Schlegel.

Collar City Craft Fest at The Arts Center: Arts and crafts event!

Stupid Fucking Bird at Skidmore: An Adaptation of The Seagull by Aaron Posner.

Full Blown Chaos at Trickshots: And album releases for Protocol 7 & Sworn To Vengeance.

Saturday April 25

The Room at Madison Theater: Midnight showing of the worst movie ever.

Architeuthis Walks on Land + Miranda Cuckson at EMPAC: Improvisation from the unlikely duo of the viola and bassoon.

Improvgasm Saturday at The Low Beat: Improv.

Walter Salas-Humara at The Low Beat: With Canjo 10’s.

Rejection Project Public Writing Workshop at the Social Justice Center: Writing workshop focused on the concept of rejection.

Springtime Vintage Pop-Up Sale at Fort Orange General Store: “selection of clothing for women & men, accessories, decor & more”.

Collar City Craft Fest at The Arts Center: Arts and crafts event!

Electric City Couture Fashion Show at Universal Preservation Hall: Hope you got your tickets because it’s sold out!

Bogie’s BBQ Bash: With Concrete, Ghost Key, Church Tongue and From Within.

Mic Lanny, AJO, DEADSUMMER, SimeGezus, NAI, MikeArson, YoungReps, and Zenizen Pauly’s: With DJ Mercy and Tall Matt.

Mario at Legends: Platinum R&B artist performing downtown.

Sunday April 26

Rock N Roll Brunch XIII: Best brunch in the area, once a month. Don’t miss it.

Stupid Fucking Bird at Skidmore: An Adaptation of The Seagull by Aaron Posner.

All weekend

MOVE Music Festival: Tons of bands and music at almost every venue across Albany.

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.

Kingsman: The Secret Service, Get Hard, Home, Back to the Future, and The Room 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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Stacks 1-year-anniversary cupping and latte art competition

In a series of tweets celebrating their 1-year-anniversary, Stacks has posted a schedule of fun events for the coming days.

Tomorrow, they’re hosting a cupping of the different types of Verve Coffee they’ve got. Thursday, they’re hosting another TNT or latte art competition. You can read about the last one to get an idea of what to expect.

Put it in your calendar as both of these events are going to be fun for anyone who likes coffee.

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Landlady at The Low Beat: Ticket Giveaway

I posted last week that Landlady was coming to Albany this week, on Thursday.

The Low Beat has offered up a giveaway for two tickets to the show. If you’re not the giveaway type, tickets are currently on sale and are just $10. If you are the giveaway type, enter to win below.

Photo: Sasha Arutyunova

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 17

Word Fest Open Mic at UAG: Open mic with poets from Woodstock to Saratoga.

Bear Grass, Breakfast In Fur, & The Firs at The Treehouse: Pretty music.

Neutral Milk Hotel at MASS MoCA: Sold out.

Ramlord, Haggus, and Rota at The Low Beat: Metal.

Northern Faces at The Hollow: With Stellar Young and Royal Tongues.

Empire Bosoms at The Hangar : Burlesque tribute to 90s favorite Empire Records.

Caroline Rose at The Linda: Rockabilly jams. With Henry’s Rifle.

80’s Night & Costume Contest at The Hollow: Play anything night with DJ Trumastr.

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

Opera1 & Study no. 40.3.1 + Study no. 45.1 at EMPAC: “a collaborative effort between composers”.

Saturday April 18

Hudson Valley Hops at The Albany Institue: Local brewery showcase.

3rd Annual Word Fest Invitational Slam at Steamer 10: Poetry slam.

Public Writing Workshop at The Social Justice Center: Part one of two workshops from The Rejection Project.

Seth Glier at The Linda: Folk/pop.

X-Ambassadors and Good Fiction at RPI: Part of their Spring Concert Series.

Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque at The Low Beat: Saturday night staple.

Tour of The Battenkill: Pro/am race.

Sunday April 19

Gatherer at Jack’s Place (St. Rose): With Matt Dalton, and Havenfield.

Waka Flocka at UCH: With King Flee, AMJ, and Austin Watts.

Albany Toy Show at Wolf Road Holiday Inn: From the people that put on Albany Comic Con.

Tour of The Battenkill: Grand fondo, 5k.

Nine Pin Warehouse District Clean Up: Pick up trash, receive cider.

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.

Insurgent, Kingsman, 50 Shades of Grey and Forest Gump 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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Landlady at The Low Beat

Landlady will be playing The Low Beat on Thursday April 23, alongside Dearest Vendetta.

Landlady features Adam Schatz from Man Man, Ian Chang (from Son Lux), Will Graefe (from Star Rover and Jesse Harris’s band), Booker Stardrum (from Cloud Becomes Your Hand and People Get Ready), and Ian Davis (the arranger and leader of Relatives). Landlady released their first album last summer to great acclaim from The New York Times, Pitchfork and Paste.

Listen in to a few tunes below and if you like what you hear, grab some tickets and head out on April 23. Tickets are currently on sale and are just $10.

Photo: Sasha Arutyunova

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Cymbals Eat Guitars at The Low Beat: Ticket Giveaway

On April 30, Cymbals Eat Guitars will be playing The Low Beat alongside slowshine, and What Moon Things.

Dellarocca Booking has hooked us up with a pair of tickets to giveaway to this awesome show, and you can enter to win below. And if you’re not the contest type, tickets are currently available, and are only $12. Dellarocca Booking always puts on great shows up here and this one will be no different!

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