Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 06

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

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Ice Rink Opening Day at Empire State Plaza: Opening day!

ACG Members’ Show at Albany Center Gallery: Opening reception and award ceremony.

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

Strawberry Snail Doughnut Pop-Up at 3Fish: Vegan donut pop-up!

Gifted: Holiday Market at Albany Barn: Live music, holiday gifts, drinks, and treats.

Brad Hester & Matt Richards from Annie in the Water at City Beer Hall: Jam/funk/fusion.

Pinball Wizard Challenge at Excelsior: Good at pinball? Prove it!

White Devil + 666 & Ryan Flynn at Pint Sized Albany: A Super Dark First Friday.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Exhumanity Presents: M C M X C I X at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul nite.

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

Saturday December 07

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

10th Annual Holiday Toys N’ Noise at Lost & Found: Holiday fundraiser for Center For Disability Services’ Langan School. With Mirk, Victory Soul Orchestra, and School Of Rock House Band.

Society High, Frozen Heads, Brother T, Eric Lewis at The Low Beat: Rock & roll.

Darlingside at The Egg: Folk-pop.

The Joy Formidable at The Hollow: Alt-rock.

El Modernist, Waitress & Lily at Savoy: Indie-rock. Free show.

Fuzionz : Winter Wonderland at Fuze Box: EDM night.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday December 08

Taste NY Holiday Market at NYS Museum: Celebrating NYS food and beverages.

NYS Holiday Tree Lighting at Empire State Plaza: Tree lighting and fireworks.

Merry-oke at Lost & Found!: Holiday karaoke.

Sunday Comedy Showcase at Pint Sized Albany: Featuring AJ Amigo, Matt Hart, Padrick Smith, Marcus Meehan & Dan Frank.

Kerwin Claiborne at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

All weekend

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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 29

Friendsgiving at Nine Pin: Escape the Black Friday madness and chill out at Nine Pin.

Open Mic Night at Albany Pride Center: No pressure, no theme.

Coal Palace King at The Low Beat: The annual Black Friday tradition.

Headbang:Revival at Fuze Box: Rave with 9 DJs, live painters, and a handful of vendors.

Timbre Coup at The Hollow: Prog rock.

Jadakiss, Lola Brooke at Skyloft: Rap show. With lots of local support.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

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

Saturday November 30

Small Business Saturday: Patronize your favorite locally owned businesses and get some holiday shopping out of the way!

Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Albany: $300 worth of gift certificats up for grabs.

Gel, Human Ignorance, Wet Specimens, Scavengers at Fuze Box: Hardcore/metal show.

David Bowie Spectacular at The Linda: 5 band performing classic Bowie tunes.

The Magdalens at McGeary’s: Alt rock/folk rock band.

Vintage Trouble at The Hollow: R&B band.

Lil Skies at Skyloft: Rap show.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Local legend.

Brother Hemlock With Leo D’Juan at The Low Beat: Soul/funk/R&B.

Sunday December 01

Great Train Extravaganza at Empire State Plaza Convention Center: Model train show.

All weekend

Mike Winfield at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.


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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 22

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

B3nson Family Funsgiving at The Low Beat & Pauly’s: Lots of bands spanning two venues.

Ivan Decker at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Pass the AUX Guest DJ Nite at Pint Sized Albany: With guest selector Laveda.

Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Front Biz at The Hollow: Rock and roll/fusion.

The Sea The Sea with Anna Vogelzang and Olivia Quillio at Parish Public House: Indie/pop/folk.

2019 Shaker Holiday Market: Featuring clothes, jewelry, pottery, paintings, woodworking and more.

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

Saturday November 23

Albany Train Show at PCC: Model train show!

Kicker Arenacross & Freestyle Motorcross Show at TUC: Dirtbike show.

ACG Art Deco Gala at Renaissance Albany: Sold out!

The Figgs at The Hangar on the Hudson: Annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition.

Post Rock Night at Post: “Post-Rock / Krautrock / Ambient / Avant-Garde / Electronica Contemporary / Free Jazz / Psychedelia / IDM / Electroacoustic”

2019 Shaker Holiday Market: Featuring clothes, jewelry, pottery, paintings, woodworking and more.

Ivan Decker at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday November 24

Albany Free Store-November at ASJC: Everything: free.

All weekend

Weavers’ Guild 41st Annual Show & Sale at Pruyn House: “Handwoven fashions, furnishings and holiday gifts, all made by local artisans.”


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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 15

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Dance party. Disco, house, funk, soul, R&B.

Pies + Pints at SMCo.: Pies from Smith’s Orchard Bakeshop and beer from West Kill Brewing.

Moon Duo with Garcia Peoples, Jeffrey Alexander at BSP: Rock/disco/psych.

Tony Roberts at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Jack Klatt, Zan & The Winter Folk at The Hangar: Americana/rock/blues.

Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly at The Egg: “holographic-based live concert tour featuring the music of the award-winning rock and roll legends”.

Vinylmania with August at Pint Sized: “All Vinyl 60 Freakbeat Nite”.

Raisinhead & Glass Pony at Parish Public House: Jam/psych.

Doom Service, Call Shotgun at Pauly’s: Alternative/punk.

Soul Nite at Lost & Found: Featuring Soul Tribe.

Hans Gruber & The Die Hards, Smittix, Girth Control & Millington at Savoy Taproom: Punk & ska.

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

Saturday November 16

Nobody’s Girl, Goodnight Moonshine at The Linda: Americana/pop/folk.

Mononegatives, Golden Slugs, Mystery Girl at Albany Social Justice Center: Punk/hardcore/classic rock.

The Age & Alkemii at Savoy: “Neo-Soul & Modern Fusion”.

Tony Roberts at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday November 17

Ramallah, All Out War, Crimson Mask, Departed, Beast, Shun, at Fuze Box: Metal/metalcore/hardcore.

Jam for Josh at The Hangar: Silent auction, lots of music, and more in support of Josh.

Honey Slider at The Linda: Folk/pop/rock. Music video release show.

Majah Hype at Albany Funny Bone : Stand-up comedy.

All weekend

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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 08

DJ Trumastr at The Bradley: “Bradley Bangers”.

Antique Show at St. Sophia’s: Forty dealers from all over New England.

Beer’d and Seared at miSci: Food exhibits and drinks at miSci.

PHONY, Hate Club, Galene, Lady Pills at Buddie’s Basement: Indie/emo/alternative/etc.

Joe List at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

New Feeling with Hans at Pint Sized Albany: Obscure 80s nite.

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles feat. Eric “Roscoe” Ambel at The Hangar: Rock and roll.

Dark Honey, Andrew Mirabile and The Preachers at The Hollow: Pop/rock.

Willett, Chris Gockley at The Low Beat: Dad rock.

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

Saturday November 09

Nine Pin’s Pressing Party at Nine Pin: Pressing everything. Pressed burgers, pressed coffee, bench press contest, and so much more pressing.

Seven Years of Lucas Confectionery: Celebrating with 7 DJs.

WCDB Fall Show at The Low Beat: Featuring Horse Jumper of Love, Poppies, Professor Caveman, and Tien.

Gratefully Yours at The Hollow: Grateful Dead tribute.

After Hours Dance Party with Matthew Wagner at Post: It’s a vibe.

Haley Moley, The Operators, Thinner Friends, Barbie Barker at Savoy: New wave/indie.

Joe List at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Antique Show at St. Sophia’s: Forty dealers from all over New England.

Sunday November 10

Sunday Comedy Showcase at Savoy: Featuring Kyle Warner, Christian Thomas, Tommy McGuire & Robert Lohr.

Dylan LeBlanc, Night Moves at The Hangar: Rock and roll.

All weekend

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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!