Quality events for this weekend
Friday July 24
Bell’s Roar, Nobody For President, and Opaque Body at Pauly’s: Presented by Albany Frequencies.
Kitty Little, Ferriday, and Walking X-Ray at The Low Beat: Pop/indie/etc.
Rosary Beard at The Tang: Acoustic show, part of the Upbeat on the Roof series.
Palm, JOBS, and Patrick Higgins at The Half Moon: Rock jams.
Cold War Kids at Upstate Concert Hall: With In The Valley Below and Civil Twilight. Sold out.
Rucked Up Comedy Showcase at The Ruck: With MC : Jennifer McMullin, Ryan Chani, Rob Gavin, Carlisle Carey, Lauren Turzak, Colin Oâ€™Reilly, and Dwayne Murphy Jr.
Saturday July 25
Broken Field Runner, Royal Psalms, Throat Culture at The Low Beat: BFR’s record release show with great support acts.
Mad Laughs at The Madison: Comedy show featuring Kat Broadus, Jim Felter, Aaron Kaplan, and Angela Cobb.
Sorry Not Sorry at The Madison: Improv show with Samuel J Gorenstein and The Mop & Bucket Co.’s Alf Pacino.
80s Night at Fuze: The ole standby.
Capital Region Brewer’s Fest at Joe Bruno Stadium: Craft beer festival.
Sunday July 26
The Decemberists with Lucius at Ommegang: Big summer show at an awesome brewery.
Guided Hike at Huyck Preserve: Go enjoy summer, with a guide!
The Track: It’s open.
Saratoga County Fair: Fried everything.
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.
Second-run movies 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.