Friday September 5
Albany First Friday: Art, music, food and more all around. Check Brew for art by Caitlin McCourt, 275 State St for a modern dance performance by Claire Jacob-Zysman and Dancers and the UAG for their annual member’s show.
Welcome Back Glam Party at Some Girls: Play dress up over in Troy.
Bear Grass, Midnight Snack, Lucky Jukebox Brigade at The Low Beat: Folk/indie/pop.
Saturday September 6
Neutral Milk Hotel at Brewery Ommegang: Somehow not sold out.
NYCROSS Cyclocross Clinic at Prospect Park in Troy: Learn the skills for this years cross season.
Troy on Tap: Beer festival in Riverfront Park.
Fun In The Sun Basketball Tournament in Washington Park: Fun game for a good cause.
It Dies Today at Bogie’s: With Towers, Concrete, Life Sentence, Artisan and Tradewinds.
Hamell on Trial at the Low Beat: Comedy/storytelling.
Lizz Wright and band at Helsinki Hudson: Soul vocalist.
Albany Jazz Festival at Corning Preserve Boat Launch: Free. Jazz.
Sunday September 7
Sunday Night Metal at the Low Beat: With Ov Dust, Vile Tyrant, Enthauptung.
Saratoga Wine and Food Festival: Food, wine and cars.
Tugboat Roundup in Waterford: Music, vendors, food and tugboats!
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are always awesome.
Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.
The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.