Quality events for this weekend
Friday March 18
Big Mean Sound Machine, The Big Takeover at BSP: Afrobeat, funk, jazz, fusion.
The Living Roots Trio and Pandafan at SMCo.: Folk, Americana, indie.
Walking X-Ray, Hill Haints, Rechorduroys at River Street Pub: Garage rock and pop jams.
Awesome Tapes From Africa at The Half Moon: Wild super rare jams.
Deer Tick and Mutual Benefit at The Egg: Sold out.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at Madison Theater: 8pm and midnight screenings.
Saturday March 19
Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Try rare coffee from World Roasting Champion Audun SÃ¸rbotten.
LOOK! at ACG: Art event in support of National Youth Art Month.
PineSheets, Throat Culture, Jouska, SlowpaceTMD, and Erik Savage at World Citizen Party House: Mixed bill DIY jammer.
Capital Trash Invasion at Fuze Box: Rockabilly, garage, surf jams.
Alter Egoz Improv Comedy Showcase at BSP: Get your improv on.
Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: Comedy show with Sorry Not Sorry, Rosario Scanio, Lauren Turczak, Kat Broadus, Jon Tenace, and Bryan Burgess.
Eastbound Jesus at The Old Station Inn: Americana.
Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Comedy show featuring Adrienne Iapalucci.
Nokturnal Hellstorm, UZB-76, Chloroform Party at Paulyâ€™s Hotel: Hardcore, metal, punk.
Live Reggae Royal Khaoz at BSP: Late night show.
Sunday March 20
Rock N Roll Brunch 22 at The Low Beat: Two years strong.
Seth Davis and Mark Donato at BSP: Folky pop.
David Cross at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Award winning comedian.
Capital District Garden & Flower Show at HVCC: Impress your friends with some greenery in your house.
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 small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.