Quality events for this weekend
Friday August 28
Troy Night Out: Art, music, and more.
Cobblestone, The Plastic Faction, Routine at Pauly’s Hotel: Folk/americana/rock music.
After The Fall, Red Owls, Arestout at BSP Kingston: Punk. ATF’s record release show.
Partyboat, The Parlor, at Riverfront Park: Part of RPI’s student welcome ceremony.
Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA: Exploring “all possibilities of the human voice”.
Over The Verrazano at Pecks: Upstairs and downstairs DJs, Michael Jackson’s birthday edition.
Chris Brown, Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wap & Teyana Taylor at SPAC: Big old rap show.
The Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party. Get weird.
Saturday August 29
FLQ, Blobs, The Rigs at The Low Beat: Early punk show.
Caribbean Day at Prospect Park: Caribbean music, food, culture and more.
Mad Laughs Comedy at Madison Theater: With Liz Miele, Michael McLaughlin, Kevin A Smith, and Ethan Ullman.
Maggot Brain, Rota, Rum Ham, Wrasp at The Low Beat: Metal, grind, blackmetal, sludge, doom, etc.
80s Night at Fuze Box: The old standby.
Sunday August 30
Troy Flea at Riverfront Park: Flea at the park.
Lil Durk at Upstate Concert Hall: Rap with Gunplay, Hypno Carlito.
The Track: It’s open, but sold out because it’s Travers weekend.
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.