Quality events for this weekend
Friday January 30
Collar City Film Fest at Collar Works: Part of Troy Night Out, screen a bunch of great independent films.
Broncho, Dreamers, and Party Boat at Vapor: Free indie rock show.
Taina Asili & DJ Trumastr at The Hollow: Release party for their new album.
Kimono Dragons, Victory Soul Orchestra at The Low Beat: Surf rock/indie jams.
Beaked Whale, Secret Release, Rustle Crow at The Low Beat: Indie/experimental/shoegaze.
Saturday January 31
Two Inch Astronaut, Hannibal Montana, Zula, and Battle Ave at Ground Zero: Mathy jams.
DJ Sliink, Dougie F, Voltran, and TWRK at the Armory: Jersey club and trap.
J Paul Getto, Evac Protocol, Leila & more at Fuze Box: Dance party.
E. O. M. at McGeary’s: Highlighting local talent. With El Gant, Shabaam Sahdeeq, and Ozymandias.
POLLY: bathhouse at River Street Pub : Outsider dance party.
Free Day at MASS MoCA: MASS MoCA, free.
DANCE MOViES at EMPAC: “five dance films, commissioned or developed at EMPAC”
Sunday February 1
UCI Cyclocross World Championship Viewing Party at Savile Road: Watch worlds with a bunch of other cycling nerds.
Ice Skating at the Plaza: Rinks open 11am-8pm.
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.
The Hobbit, Hunger Games, Unbroken, and Clerks at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.