Friday, May 17
Albany Sonic Arts Collective Presents trumpeter Arthur Brooks: Great to see this little space on Lark Street getting used! Also playing is Jefferson Pitcher.
WCDB Graduation Weekend Party at Elda’s: A handful of great local DJs will be holding down their last party at Elda’s.
Durable Living in the 21st Century Lecture at Basilica Hudson: Dr. Guy McPherson talks about climate change, energy decline and more.
The Spampinaoto Brothers at Valentine’s: Rich musical history spread throughout this group that will be playing an intimate venue in your town!
Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte and Doug E Fresh at the Palace: Spring Fest, hosted by Jamz 96.3.
Saturday, May 18
TBRs 3rd Annual Bike Fest: Music, food, bikes, beer, everything. If you have a remote interest in any of these it’s worth checking out and supporting TBR.
Re-Place Kahon:ios at the Foundry for Art Design + Culture: Art exhibit celebrating the peaceful return of 100 acres of land to the Haudenosaunee, League of Iroquois.
Joe Budden at DUO Lounge in Saratoga: Self explanatory.
Sunday, May 19
Surrounded by Teeth, Hivesmasher, Psytoxia at Valentine’s: Tech-metal and other general heaviness.
James McCartney at Helsinki Hudson: Yup, that McCartney.
Sunderground with Trumaster and Party with Tina at McGeary’s: Two for one drinks and the best tunes around.