Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 29

Troy Night Out: Art, music, food, drinks, and more.

Lucky Jukebox Brigade and Nick Shattell at SMCo.: Good tunes and cheap local cider.

Algorave at TVCoG: “live audio-visual performance”.

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company at The Egg: Modern dance performance.

An Evening of Historic Fun at Ten Broeck Mansion: With Mayor Sheehan.

Collar City Craft Fest 2016: All things handmade from local artists and artisans.

Once Around Again at Forage + Sundry: Art opening and reception for Troy sculptor Fredda Merzon.

Hush, Bleak, Maggot Brain, Exul at Fuze Box: Heavy.

Fatoumata Diawara at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Malian singer.

Hardware, Swanfeeder, Chloroform Party, Meter Feeder, Bare Mattress at Pauly’s: Punk, hardcore, darkwave.

Terror Pigeon, Hannibal Montana, Haley Moley, Electrobo at Ground Zero: Fun electronic show at RPI’s DIY spot.

Soul Vibes at BSP: Quality music and performances.

Kevin James at Ulter PAC: Comedy.

Tang Party at Skidmore: Year end bash.

Saturday April 30

Collar City Craft Fest 2016: All things handmade from local artists and artisans.

Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Coupons, Shakusky, Steve Layman, Broken Field Runner at World Citizen Party House: Fuzz/rock/wave.

Malice In Wonderland at Fuze: Hard house, hardcore, tekstyle.

Megalodon, The Widdler, Craz at River St Pub: Raging on the River.

Alton Brown at Proctors: “Eat Your Science”.

Laura Stevenson, Crying, Chris Farren at BSP: Indie/pop/etc.

Mike Speirs at The Madison Theater: Comedy show.

Sunday May 01

Capital Roots’ 29th Annual Spring Brunch at Empire State Plaza: Fundraiser brunch with all your favorites plus bid on Mother’s Day gifts, tools, art, and more.

Night Demon, Visigoth, Neutron Rats, Foaming at the Mouth, Alchemy of Time at Putnam Den: Metal.

The Oswalds with Parsley and Maxwell at BSP: Rock out.

All 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 small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

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