Quality events for this weekend
Friday February 20
New York In Bloom at the Museum: Imagine it’s spring at the annual flower show.
Running at the Gas Holder: A circus inside of the famous Gas Holder Building.
Winterpills at Caffe Lena: With The Suitcase Junket.
Diet Cig, Secret Release, Earl Boykins, Party Boat at The Low Beat: Rock and roll.
The Cretin Hop at The Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.
Saturday February 21
Pupppy, Jordaan Mason, Gregory McKillop, and Henry’s Rifle at Ground Zero: Folk, punk, rock, etc., at RPIs most DIY venue.
Chances With Wolves at The Half Moon: Celebrating The Half Moon’s second year.
Winter Gala at O’Briens: Benefit for Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
Poet’s Night at Professor Java’s: With special guest Bob Foltin.
Mark Fell and Keith Fullerton Whitman at EMPAC: Pioneers of electronic music at the coolest venue.
Capitle, Vertebrae, The Plague, and Phantom Signals at The Low Beat: Memorial show for Phil Samuels.
Rock and Roll Buelesque at The Low Beat: You know what it is.
Albany Symphony Orchestra at Troy Music Hall: ASO takes on Brahms’ Third Symphony.
Sunday February 22
Rock N Roll Brunch at The Low Beat: It’s time again for Albany’s best brunch.
Hollow Earth, Hush, Divider, Throat Culture at Fuze Box: Metal that is heavy.
Mavis Staples at Helsinki Hudson: Famed R&B and gospel singer.
Treasure Island at The Spectrum: Two showings only.
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.
Into the Woods, Unbroken, Paddington, The Terminator 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.