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 Sørbotten.

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 Pauly’s Hotel: Hardcore, metal, punk.

Live Reggae Royal Khaoz at BSP: Late night show.

Old School Hip-Hop and Reggae Party at Putnam Den: The hits.

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.

All weekend

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.

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