Friday March 13
Albany St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Now featuring law enforcement.
Vow of Hatred, Hometown Hate, and more at Bogies: Beatdown hardcore.
Start Making Sense with HmfO at The Hollow: Talking Heads and Hall and Oates tribute bands.
Talea Ensemble at EMPAC: US premiere of Enno Poppe’s Speicher.
Saturday March 14
Perspective, a lovely hand to hold, Trashlord, and Infinity Girl at Ground Zero: Outsider indie jams.
Joell Ortiz at Bogies: Rap show with tons of local support.
The Color Out of Space at EMPAC: Projection of the buildings facade.
White Museum at Hirsch Observatory: A film projected into the sky from the observatory.
Sunday March 15
Winter DH Mountain Bike Race at Oak Mountain: Race downhill, in the snow, on your bike.
Dweeb Supreme Tour at Pauly’s Hotel: Fresh off tour, here’s a hometown show featuring JB!! aka Dirty Moses, Oddy Gato, Masai, DJ Trumastr and more.
The College of Saint Rose Masterworks Chorale, featuring Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra: Performing Anton Bruckner’s “Mass No. 2 in E Minor” and Antonín Dvořák’s “Te Deum”.
One Giant Try It! at The Arts Center: An interactive open house.
Taking Back Sunday: With The Menzingers and Letlive.
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.
The Spongebob Movie, American Sniper, The Wedding Ringer and Akira Kurosawa’s Ran 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.