Quality events for this weekend
Friday July 31
Troy Night Out: Have a summer, in Troy.
Summer’s Last Stand Tour at SPAC: Twizz out at SPAC with Slipknot, Motionless in White, Lamb of God and Bullet for My Valentine.
Ariana Grande at the TU : Sexy baby Ariana Grande sings her song.
Gang Gang Dance, Georgia, Image Man at The Half Moon: Experimental jams.
ADco + Takk House TNO Shake-up: Albany Distilling drinks at the bar at Takk House.
Chain & The Gang, Shilpa Ray, DJ Peter Aaron at BSP Kingston: “Minimum rock and roll”.
Troy Night Out After Party At River Street Pub: With Ean Nice, Don Stone, Frankie Status & Eliv8.
Immaculate Heart, Vatican III, Blokes at the Madison Theater: Winners of the BOTB on their own show.
Goth Night at The Low Beat: Industrial and much more.
Saturday August 1
Dryer at The Low Beat: Pop punk. With Slowshine and Haley Moley.
Eastbound Throwdown in Greenwich: With Eastbound Jesus, The Blind Owl Band, Green, The North and South Dakotas, and Rodeo Barons.
Queerstock Beach Party at BSP Kingston: Cabaret show.
Psychic Green Trailer at Basilica Hudson: “A historic marker/installation by alan danielson, curated by Daniel Peterson”.
Sunday August 2
Bye, Bare Mattress, Pinesheets at The Low Beat: Alternative jams.
The Track: It’s open.
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.