Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 09

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Featuring an all Sage Faculty lineup.

Phenomena 256, Hill Haints, pencildive at Pauly’s: Psych/pop/punk/alt.

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze: Vinyl dance jams.

Of the Atlas, Knock Yourself Out, Escape Rope at The Half Moon: Indie/punk/postpunk.

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

Kurt Metzger and Dan Lamorte at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Double headliner. Stand up.

Saturday February 10

Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Phil Collen at The Palace: Shredding.

Black X, Your Brain On Drugs, Fine Grain at Pauly’s: Hardcore/punk.

Emo Night at Fuze Box: With DJs Restless Streets, Havenfield, Bad Mothers, Between Now And Forever, The Steadfast Son, Perfect Score & Luciano Ferrara.

Saratoga Fat Bike Rally: Winter fatbiking festival.

Albany Time Travel at The Low Beat: 70s, 80s, and 90s jams.

Kurt Metzger and Dan Lamorte at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Double headliner. Stand up.

Royal Hounds, New Life, The Stance, Mystery Girl at Savoy: Oi/punk/hardcore.

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.

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 February 02

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

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

Sage Art + Design Faculty Show at Opalka Gallery: Opening reception, featuring performances by Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.

February Uptown Swing with La Familia at BSP Kingston: “an evening of dancing, singing and scrubbing on dusty old jazz, blues and country”.

Exhumanity Presents: Rage of Aquarius at Fuze: Goth night!

Saturday February 03

Pop-up Yoga at University Art Museum: Free!

Afro-Beat*Shot, Reggae & Soul at Savoy: With Mixed Roots & DJ Trumastr.

Frances Dean, Forest Park, Va Va Voodoos at Pauly’s: Grunge/rock.

DJ Jonathan Toubin and The Young Skulls at BSP: Soul Clap 7.

The Bobby Lees and Hairbag at BSP: ‘Beauty Pageant’ release show. Punk.

Sunday February 04

O’Death with In The Kitchen at BSP Kingston: Alternative/country.

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.

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 January 26

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

The Steadfast Son, Perfect Score, NPK at Pauly’s Hotel: Pop/punk.

Troy Snow Ball ’84 at Takk House: Stranger Things themed adult prom.

Nancy Feast, Lizzie Loveless, Miles Francis at The Half Moon: Alternative/dance/electronic.

Tenured, The Abyssmals, Chief, Bare Mattress, Becoming a Ghost at The Low Beat: Benefit for Bryant.

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Punk dance party.

The DuPont Brothers, The Sea The Sea at Club Helsinki: Folk.

80’s Night at FASC: If you didn’t get tickets for the Snow Ball in time…

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

Saturday January 27

Winter Potluck at St Andrew’s: Social Justice Center’s winter potluck.

Escuela, Psytoxia, Irradiated Beef, DB Cooper at Pauly’s: Grindcore/deathmetal.

This Is Afrobeat at BSP: Dance Party with DJ Sterling & DJ Shaman Vybez.

Sunday January 28

Downtown Workshop Series at FOGS: Eat, drink, and learn about the upcoming events.

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.

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 January 19

Body Shine Vol. 21 at Fuze: Non-stop dance music.

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

Rachael & Vilray at Club Helsinki: Featuring Rachel of Lake Street Drive. With The Brother Brothers.

The Disaster Artist at Proctors: Their annual screening of The Room gets a big change this year.

Pete International Airport, Frankenstein 3000, Guiding Light at BSP: Neo-psych.

Seven Spires, MÖRDWÖLF, Frozen Sun at Pauly’s Hotel: Symphonic metal.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Burlesque show.

Saturday January 20

Women’s March Rally in Albany: Second annual march to protect rights, safety, health, and families.

J20 Benefit Show at Albany Free School: With music from Modern Psychics, Hospital Corners, Prison, Nxnes, Hate Club, Allyson Smith, Drive Me Home Please, Triya Love, Utah, Illiptical & Soular-T, Tall Ass Matt, El Kennedy. Raffle prizes from Berben & Wolff’s, Matt Gauck, It’s Going Down, AK Press, Shocker Tattoo, Healthy on Lark, Little Anthony’s, Erik Savage, and more.

Free Day 2018 at MASS MoCA: No better price than free to check out the museum.

The Districts, Pine Barons, Schmave at BSP Kingston: Indie rock.

Quindar at MASS MoCA: “multi-media duo synch electronic music with historical recordings and film, especially from NASA’s early manned missions”.

Henry Rollins at The Egg: Telling the stories behind his photos.

Suburban Samurai, The Savage Randys, Ugly Sun at Pauly’s: Punk/garage rock.

90s Night at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.

Discosexual at Rocks: With Jacques Renault and Isaiah Garrett‎.

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.

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 January 05

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

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

Flying Rob & Friends at Savoy: Folk/rock/blues.

SoDown, Wax Future, DJ Reddi at Parish Public House: Electronic/funk.

Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert at The Low Beat: Featuring A Judgmental Swarm Of Bees, Odd Body, NPK, Lost Giant, and more.

Exhumanity Presents: Miauhaus VI at Fuze: Goth night!

Josh Gondelman at Comedy Works Saratoga: Stand up.

Saturday January 06

Enjoy Troy Day Ceremony & Party at River Street Pub: Featuring performances by Kenny Hohman & Lori Friday of Super 400.

Anders Parker & Cloud Badge, Two Dark Birds, Wygalator at BSP: Folk/rock/alt.

Beethoven’s Fifth at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Play the hits!

Hazytones, Yoma, Greasefire, Grimer at The Low Beat: Rock/post-rock/etc.

Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band at The Egg: Jazz/blues/rock and roll.

Sink or Swim, Feral Meryl, Mike Moak at Pauly’s: Acoustic/pop/punk.

Josh Gondelman at Comedy Works Saratoga: Stand up.

Sunday January 07

Black Label Society at Upstate Concert Hall: Shred metal.

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.

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.