Quality events for this weekend

Friday September 02

Rob Hamilton “108 Troubles” at EMPAC: A 3D audio environment made with a 496-channel wave-field audio system.

First Friday Albany: Art, music, culture, etc.

If This, Then That Exhibit at Albany Center Gallery: Presenting the work of three local colorists.

Soulia and The Sultans and The Horned Angels at BSP Kingston: Jazz/lounge and dancing.

The B-52s at Tanglewood: With the Boston Pops.

Damara Rose with Ngonda Badila and Caleb Drost at Spotty Dog: Indie/alt/rock.

The Orange at The Low Beat: With Gobhi and Kitari.

Exhuman at Fuze Box: Goth night anniversary celebration.

Saturday September 03

The NeverEnding Story at Madison Theater: Thirty-five cent screening.

Yes! with Sue Landers, Kenyatta JP Garcia, and Annie Christain at Albany Center Gallery: Poetry. First installment of the new season.

Hudson Space Program at Spotty Dog: Ambient/electronic/experimental.

Everton Blender at MASS MoCA: Reggae.

Capital District Scottish Games: Competitions in athletics, dance, pipe band, and more.

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones and Sarah Borges at Helsinki Hudson: Twang/rock/folk.

DJ Shaman Vybez at BSP: Late night dance party.

DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Soul/funk/boogie. Guest sets from Sonny El.

Sunday September 04

Broken Field Runner, Birthdays, County Mike, They Are Gutting A Body of Water, and Camp Oldgold at UAG: Broken Field Runner’s ‘moving to LA so lets throw a fun party’ show.

Capital District Scottish Games: Competitions in athletics, dance, pipe band, and more.

Musclepalooza XXIV at Lebanon Valley: Drag racing.

Bella’s Bartok at Colegrove Park North Adams: Folk punk.

Blink-182 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center: With The All-American Rejects, All Time Low, A Day To Remember, and DJ Spider.

Television at BSP Kingston: Only northeast date. With Deradoorian.

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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