Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 13

Harvest Boogie at SMCo.: Celebrate the fall! In partnership with Shacksbury Cider and Collard City Growers. The food menu looks incredible.

Bright Dog Red and Apostrophe S at Madison Theater: Improv/jazz/beats/hip-hop/electronic.

Lust For Youth, Tiers, DJ Squirrelsuit at BSP: Minimal/pop/electro/experimental.

Super Dark Presents: Motorbike, Haley Moley at One Caroline: Indie/rock/synth/pop.

The Eric Krasno Band with Hartley’s Encore at The Hollow: “musician and producer best known for his work with Soulive, Lettuce, Tedeschi Trucks Band & Pretty Lights.”

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: 45s only set.

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze: Vinyl dance party.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday October 14

Stand With Puerto Rico: A Benefit Concert at One Caroline: With Bare Mattress, Mr. Cancelled, Happy Pollen, and comedians!

The Bitter Game at MASS MoCA: Solo theater piece.

Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends at The Hanger: Rock/jazz/blues.

All Torn Up, Saurians, Capitle, YBOD at Pauly’s: Punk/hardcore.

Moon Worship, Eternal Crimes, Hill Haints at The Low Beat: Punk/psychobilly/no-wave.

Sunday October 15

Ray LaMontagne at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Singer-songwriter.

Oktoberfest at Indian Ladder: It’s that time of year.

Schenectady County Fall Foliage Festival at Mabee Farm: Community festival.

Screen Printing Workshop with Breakout Press Co. at Fort Orange General Store: Learn to screenprint.

To Puerto Rico, With Love at The Low Beat: Hurricane Maria benefit show, with Trumastr, Front Business, Holly and Evan Band, J aka Dirty Moses, Wavy Cunningham with DJ Mercy, Anneice Cousin, and Apostrophe S.

All weekend

Burning of Kingston: Weekend long historical commemoration of Kingston.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 October 06

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around albany.

Elena Demyanenko and Erika Mijlin: Echo/Archive at EMPAC: WIP performance of their new EMPAC-commissioned collaboration.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Drink Albany 2017 at NYS Museum: Pop-up craft beverage event.

Paper is Part of the Picture at Opalka Gallery: Opening reception.

Demetri Martin at The Egg: Stand-up comedy.

Din, Hate Club, Pink Navel, Apostrophe S at Ground Zero: First show at the new GZ space. Lo-fi rap/jazz/pop/beats/emo/indie.

The Church Troy Opening: Starting things off with a big old kickoff party, featuring music, vendors, food and drinks, and a ton of art.

Weeping Icon, Eternal Crimes, Sun Natives at One Caroline: Noise punk/post-punk/garage/surf-rock.

Cretin Hop Saratoga Vol. 4 at One Caroline: Rock and roll dance party.

Exhumanity Eternal at Fuze: Goth night!

Saturday October 07

Uncle Sam Grand Prix at Prospect Park: Troy’s premiere Cyclocross race.

The Church Troy Opening: Starting things off with a big old kickoff party, featuring music, vendors, food and drinks, and a ton of art.

Upstate’s Alright IV at Pauly’s and The Low Beat: Punk flea market, vegan wing eating contest, and music from 6pm-1am.

Listening Here: Albany at Opalka Gallery: Plaing with an environmental mindful listening app lead by hosts Stephanie Loveless and Cristyn Magnus.

Ghost in the Shell at Fuze: All drum and bass, all night.

Sunday October 08

Uncle Sam Grand Prix at Prospect Park: Troy’s premiere Cyclocross race.

Dj Hank Flick, Raices, DJ Shanny at The Half Moon: Benefit for Puerto Rico.

All weekend

Eighth Annual O+ Kingston: Music, art, installations, and much more. Featuring Amanda Palmer, Deerhoof, Steve Gunn, Abdu Ali, White Hills, Spirit Family Reunion, The Big Takeover, The Mammals and 50+ more.

This is Not a Test at The Arts Center: One man theatrical clown show.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 September 22

Body shine Vol. 17 at Fuze Box: Dance music, all night long.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Troyasia Night Market at Sunhees: Asian streeet food festival.

The Music of Enno Poppe performed by Yarn/Wire at EMPAC: “New York-based quartet Yarn/Wire performs an evening of work by contemporary German composer Enno Poppe, including the world premiere of the EMPAC-commissioned piece ‘Feld'”

Los Doggies, Bendt, NYin64 at Pauly’s: Indie/prog/rock/postrock.

Saturday September 23

LarkFEST: Featuring Cloud Nothings, Jackal Onasis, Jouska, The North & South Dakotas, Sun Natives, Ryan Leddick Trio, Hate Club, Front Business, Let Go Daylight and many more.

Pop Culture Provocateurs at The Arts Center: Burlesque benefit for UHPP.

Selector Dub Narcotic, /Sun Burdens, Mr. Cancelled, HappyPollenMusic at The Low Beat: Rad mixed genre show.

Kevin McCaffrey at Proctors: Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Emo Night at Fuze Box: Enigmatic Heart & Marks of a Hero reunion show, and special guest DJs.

Sunday September 24

Farm to Fork Fondo in the Berkshires: Awesome bike ride and farm-to-table food afterward.

Upper Madison Street Fair: Vendors, art and crafts, food, and more.

No Warning at Fuze Box: Hardcore show. With Down To Nothing, Backtrack, Twitching Tongues, Higher Power, and Vein.

Espejos, Postage, Bare Mattress at Pauly’s: Post-punk/pop/darkwave.

All weekend

Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury: Featuring early morning and evening lift-offs.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 September 15

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Paul Green Rock Academy Presents: Big 4 of American Metal at BSP: A night of Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and Metallica.

Evening of Dance by Emerging Choreographers at Albany Center Gallery: Dance performances.

The Secret Life of Pets at Sage: Free movies under the stars.

Kino Kimino, Eternal Crimes, DJ Miller at One Caroline: Post-punk/alternative/indie.

Hasty Page, Dalton Deschain, The Steadfast Son at The Low Beat: Pop/punk/rock.

MÖRDWÖLF, Spider Rockets, Vicious Rotten Hell Bastards at Paulys: Metal.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box:Burlesque show.

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

Basilica Soundscape After Parties at The Half Moon: Dance party with No Dawn and Katie Harkin.

Saturday September 16

Smorgasburg Upstate September Market at Hutton Brickyard: Great makers, artisans, food and drink market on the water.

Pearlpalooza at Pearl Street: With K. Flay, Rubblebucket, Arkells, Colony House, Kimono Dragons, Front Business, Hasty Page and many more.

The Big Lebowski at Proctors: See the classic on the big screen.

Basilica Soundscape After Parties at The Half Moon: Dance party with Rainbow in the Dark and Robin Carolan from Tri Angle Records.

Sunday September 17

Smorgasburg Upstate September Market at Hutton Brickyard: Great makers, artisans, food and drink market on the water.

Meditation at Washington Park: A free meditation practiace in the park.

Takk Milonga at Takk House: Tango!

All weekend

Basilica SoundScape at Basilica Hudson: Music, readings, art, farm & flea, and more.

Restaurant & Craft Beer Week in Troy: Deals on meals and beers.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 September 08

Hieroglyphic Being at EMPAC: Outer-orbit house music.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Eastbound Throwdownin Salem: Two days of music and camping.

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company at Opalka Gallery: Dance performance.

Through The Eyes Of The Dead at Chrome Food & Spirits: With The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, The Final Sleep, Outnumber The Living, Strike Against All, and Oakheart.

Remo Drive, McCafferty, Small Circle, Tiny Blue Ghost at BSP: Indie rock/post punk/alternative.

Sun House, Mike Moak, A Judgemental Swarm Of Bees at Pauly’s: Indie/folk/punk.

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze: Formerly Albany Got Soul. Vinyl dance party.

George Clanton, Negative Gemini, Esprit 空想 at SMOG: Electronic/lo-fi/vaporwave.

Storytime Time at Mopco: “True and funny stories told by truly funny people”.

Saturday September 09

Eastbound Throwdown in Salem: Two days of music and camping.

Albany Jazz Fest at Jennings Landing: Full day of jazz perforamnces.

September Waterfall Wonders Hike at Mount Greylock: Guided hike to check out the waterfalls.

Pop-Up Vintage Mini Market at SMCo.: One day only vintage market.

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest at Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Celebrating the foods of New York.

Creative Every Day at APL: Talk and create your own comics with Ira and Bhawin.

MiSci After Dark at Museum of Innovation and Science: Full museum access, board games, planetarium show, and of course, adult beverages.

Run DMT at Raging on the River: With Helicopter Showdown, Honeycomb, Craz, Kill Rex, Evac Protocol, DJ Capital.

Corpse Hoarder, Nethergrave, The Broken, Incontinence at Paulys: Metal show.

Disco Singles at Savoy: With DJ Tall A$$ Matt.

Sunday September 10

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest at Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Celebrating the foods of New York.

All weekend

Tugboat Roundup in Waterford: Tugboat festival with tours, shows, vendors, and more.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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.