Friday May 1
First Friday Albany: Arts and culture event every month. Galleries, bars, restaurants and music venues will all have something special going on.
Radical and Murmur at Tierra Delaware: Art show with Stoop Kidz on the decks.
EDGE at ACG: Art from many great “outsider artists”.
Sean Rowe at Club Helsinki: With Matthew Fowler.
Capital Region May Day at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Full day of events from 6am to 7pm.
Immaculate Heart with Bear Grass and Cobblestone at Madison Theater: Immaculate Heart’s Our Martyrdom EP release show.
BFA Exhibition at Sage: Opening reception for graduating students.
Spring Drag Show at RPI: Fun event hosted by the Rensselaer Pride Alliance.
exhuman presents HIVE at Fuze Box: Goth night!
The Wombats at The Hollow: English indie rock.
K. Michelle at The Palace: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Bard Spring Fling 2015: Porches, of Montreal and UNiiQU3.
Saturday May 2
Laura Murphy, Broken Field Runner, Allyson Smith and Acres at Suzie’s: Acoustic show on the patio.
Center Square Hudson/Park Spring Clean-Up Day: Clean up your hood, yo.
Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctor’s: Featuring headliner Eli Braden.
Bird Festival at Huyck Preserve: “live animals with wildlife rehabilitators, guided hikes, local vendors, and bird-themed crafts”.
Pass It On Spring at Sportsplex Halfmoon: Crazy huge tag sale for kids stuff.
Circa Survive at UCH: With Balance and Composure and CHON.
Cassidy and The Music at The Linda: The former singer of Antigone Rising’s solo show.
Bard Spring Fling 2015: Silent Addy, CJ Fly, Ape Drums.
Sunday May 3
Misery Index at Trickshots: Death metal.
Capital Roots’ 28th Annual Spring Brunch at HVCC: Fundraiser for a great cause.
Water by the Spoonful at Confetti Stage: “Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama”.
Living History Day at Ten Broeck Mansion: Free event celebrating the history of the mansion.
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are 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.
Cinderella, Get Hard, Home, Mad Max at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a locally owned theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.