Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 11

New York State International Film Festival at The Linda: 40 short films, popcorn, wine, and more.

Coin Dropping for a Cause at The Excelsior Pub: Raising money for Berkshire Bird Paradise.

Dark Blue Sea at Cohoes Music Hall: “a three-act narrative dance performance, featuring live music performed by the three bands, much of which is currently unreleased, as well as multimedia elements filmed and directed by Chromoscope Pictures.”

Annual Halloween Seance at The Shaker Meeting House: 18+ halloween event!

Ripe at Pearl St Pub: With Castlecomer.

Josh Wolf at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Love Port, Townes at The Low Beat: New wave/synthpop.

New Feeling with Hans at Pint Sized Albany: Playing obscure 80s jams.

Horror Business, The Fire Fight, Subhumanity at Pauly’s: Half price admission for Zombies!

BooMTOBER at Fuze Box: EDM.

SoDown, DMVU, Mentally Ill, Since julEYE at The Hollow: “Featuring live saxophone, Ehren takes the crowd on an intimate sensory adventure through space and time.”

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

Saturday October 12

Spooky Science at miSci: “Halloween-inspired hands-on activities, spook-tacular science demonstrations, dark-as-night planetarium shows, CLC Adventures, and more!”

Albany Architecture at Albany Visitors Center: Architecture tour!

Strawberry Snail Doughnut Pop-up at 3Fish Coffee: Donuts on a fall morning.

Higher Power, Combust, Crafter, Violent World at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

Haunted Cat, TINES, Architrave at The Low Beat: Punk/prog/new-wave.

Dream Theater at The Palace: Prog/metal.

Paranormal Investigation at Shaker Heritage Society: “investigators from Empire State Paranormal Society will guide participants through several historic Shaker buildings in the search for ghostly inhabitants.”

Martha Redbone at Massry Center for the Arts: American roots music.

Too Perfect For This World at Post: DJ Set with Matthew Wagner.

80s Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

New York State International Film Festival at The Linda: 40 short films, popcorn, wine, and more.

Josh Wolf at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday October 13

Cider Sunday at Samascott Orchards: Pick your own apples with Nine Pin popup.

Moonbow #3 at Shaker Heritage Society: Art/noise/poetry/music alongside projections.

Movie Night at Lakotas Farm: Movie, pizza, popcorn, and more.

Twon Wood, Dre, Dave Boyle, Grady Dixon at Pint Sized Albany: Comedy show.

Ceremony, Fine Grain, Neil Elefantis at Pauly’s: Grunge/shoegaze/post-punk/psych.

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 October 04

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

Strawberry Snail Doughnut’s First Friday Pop-up at 3Fish Coffee: Vegan donut pop-up.

Drink Albany at NYS Museum: Celebrating NY Craft beverages.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Food, beer, art, a talk about Albany Ale from a Beer Historian and more.

Whitewashed: the racism project at Opalka Gallery: ” an original documentary theater performance, based on Black history, current events, and the personal experiences of the cast.”

Zones, Joan Kelsey’s Silver Lining, Super Dark DJs at Pint Sized: Psych/disco/folk/etc.

Incubus at The Palace: “20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond”

Dark Blue Sea at Club Helsinki: “A cinematic dance experience set to live music by Dark Honey, Girl Blue and The Sea The Sea with stunning narratives by Chromoscope Pictures”.

Vogon Poetry, Wax Jaw, Brass Orchid at Pauly’s Hotel: Emo/noise rock/indie.

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

DJ Sawtooth at Fuze Box: Goth night!

“Museum” by Joe Gietl at Post: Film screening from local filmmaker.

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

Gratefully Yours at Parish Public House: Grateful Dead tribute.

Saturday October 05

AMG ROCKtoberfest at 15 Pleasant: Free, all ages music event benefitting the nonprofit Community Miracles in Action.

AIGA Creative Brew Conference at 150 State: “Half day conference for full time creatives”.

Kharma, Reserving Dirtnaps, Adrenaline at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday October 06

Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Dababy, Saweetie, Pop Smoke, PArdison Fontaine, TJ Porter, Johnny 2 Phones at TU Center : Hip-hop show.

Lake Street Dive at The Palace Theatre: With Madison Cunningham.

Richard Shindell at The Linda: An evening with.

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 September 27

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll/new wave/dark 80s dance party.

Grown Up Try It: Open House at Troy Arts Center : Try a lot of things and see what piques your interest!

Open Mic Night at the Pride Center: “Singing, dancing, do poetry, showcase some art, play an instrument.”

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: “featuring Singlecut Beersmiths, music from Five Kill Records bands, food from Merv’s Meatless and Quang’s Vietnamese Bistro”

Haze Chamber at Pint Sized Albany: Psych Nite with August.

The Blind Owl Band, Useless Cans at The Hollow: “Freight Train String Music”.

Ugly Muppets, Low Form, The VaVa Voodoos at Pauly’s: Post-punk/garage/rock.

Ampevene, The Northway ,Yesterday Saints at Savoy: Late show. Prog-rock/math-punk/rock.

Service Industry, This Strange Paradise, Galene at Parish Public House: Post-rock.

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

Saturday September 28

15th Annual Uncle Sam Gran Prix at Troy’s Prospect Park: New York’s longest running cyclocross race.

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Last one of the year!

Albany Oktoberfest on Broadway: 11th annual.

Honest Weight’s 4th Annual Homegrown Happening: Food, music, classes, and more.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Empire State Plaza: Dancing, food, music, and more.

Kandace Springs at Massry Center: Album release show.

Anthropic, Start The Reactor, Raziel’s Tree at Pauly’s: Grindcore/death/sludge.

Comedian Bob Marley at The Egg: Stand-up.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Cosmic Lust at The Avalon Lounge: With DJ Tall Matt.

Sunday September 29

The Great Cider Cycle at Nine Pin: To Troy and back!

Smittix, Threat Level Burgundy, The 7th Squeeze at Savoy Taproom: Punk/rock/ska.

All weekend

Sinbad at Albany Funny Bone: Three nights.

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 September 20

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Celebrating their 40th night of disco & house music.

Ice Cream Social with Second Scoop Gelato at SMCo.: A fun way to celebrate the end of the summer.

The Magdalens at Opalka Pop Up Beer Garden: Music and pop-up beer garden at Sage’s Opalka Gallery.

Bad Suns, Liily, Ultra Q at Pearl St Pub: Alt/indie.

Josh Blue at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Guest DJ Nite at Pint Sized Albany: Playlist takeover with Candy Ambulance.

Girl Blue, Stephen Babcock at Savoy: Singer/songwriter.

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

Saturday September 21

LarkFest 2019: Music, food, vendors.

Ringworm at Fuze Box: LarkFest after party. With Brick By Brick, Armor Column, Tyranize, Concrete Dream.

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Second to last market of the year!

DSKO Vinylworks at Pint Sized Albany: LarkFest dance party.

Friends and Foundation CD & DVD Sale at Albany Public Library Washington Ave Branch: Selling music, movies, and books.

Albany All Stars vs. Western Mass Furies at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby bout.

Kid Vicious, Nightmares For A Week, & Che Guevara T-Shirt at The Low Beat: Rock/indie/pop-punk/experimental/hardcore.

Three Dog Night at The Egg: American rock band.

Ustad Shafaat Khan at The Linda: “an evening of Indian classical and folk music”.

Savoy Soul Club LarkFest After Party: “spinning the best in Northern Soul, RnB, Early Funk, Rocksteady/Ska & Mod/Beat 45’s”

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Josh Blue at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday September 22

Upper Madison Street Fair: Vendors, art, crafts, food, etc.

High Reeper, Grease Fire, Smokestack Lightning, Black Elec, at Pauly’s: Stoner rock/metal.

All weekend

FreshGrass Festival at MASS MoCA: Bluegrass and roots music.

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 September 13

Artists’ Reception for ‘ACE’ at University Art Museum: “‘ACE’ features over a dozen emerging and internationally recognized artists who use sports and athletic culture to explore how youth, gender, race, promise, and identity are intertwined with athleticism.”

Pints and Puzzles at miSci: Drinks and scientific exploration.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Celebrating 70 Years of Sage in Albany. Music from Zan & The Winter Folk and Belle-Skinner.

Coin Dropping for a Cause at The Excelsior Pub: Raising money for Orange Street Cats.

Mark Manning, Amy Branham, Kayla Carpenter at Buddie’s Basement: Pop/soul/funk.

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

One Eleven Heavy, Kieran Robbins + Chief, Brule County Bad Boys at The Low Beat: Psych/rock/honky-tonk.

The Final Sleep, 1476, Hundreds Of AU, Faced at Fuze Box: Metal show.

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

Saturday September 14

Shaker Fall Harvest Craft Fair at Shaker Heritage Barn: Animals, games, activities, and live music to benefit Shaker Heritage Society.

PearlPalooza 2019: All day music festival on Pearl St.

Apple & Wine Festival at Altamont Fair Grounds: Hard to beat that combo.

Albany Architecture Tour: Guided tour of downtown’s architecture.

Albany Book Festival at UAlbany: “Local Authors, Exhibitors, Workshops and more!”

September Splendor at Washington Park Lakehouse: Cocktail party and silent auction to benefit Washington Park.

Purple Stuff, Gockley at Rustic Barn Pub: Locals playing their own music.

Here Come The Mummies at Skyloft: “Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind”.

Vinylmania with August at Pint Sized Saratoga: Sixties freakbeat dance party.

Erik of Stellar Young at Old English: Post-Pearlpalooza party.

Too Perfect For This World at Post: An evening of killer music with DJ Matthew Wagner.

Bendt at The Excelsior Pub: Post-Pearlpalooza party.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday September 15

Apple & Wine Festival at Altamont Fair Grounds: Hard to beat that combo.

Fall Pinball League at Excelsior Pub: The start of a new league season.

Bethlehem Steel, Well Wisher, Tru, Lemon Of Choice at Buddie’s Basement: Indie/grunge/alt/punk/emo.

Candy Ambulance, La Neve, White Devil and the 666 at The Low Beat: Blues/garage/punk/dance/disco.

Shaker Fall Harvest Craft Fair at Shaker Heritage Barn: Animals, games, activities, and live music to benefit Shaker Heritage Society.

All weekend

Paul Virzi 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.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!