Quality events for this weekend
Friday September 23
Body Shine #6 at Fuze Box: Proper dance party.
Vaud & the Villans at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: This week’s sponsor. Big band.
Fall Open House at Collar City Athletics: Free day at my gym.
Dryer, Asa Morris & The Mess, Hill Haints at The Low Beat: Rock/lo-fi/indie/alt.
Is This All There Is? at Albany Barn: Skateboard art show.
Fear of Strangers and The Units at the Hollow: Reunion show.
Saturday September 24
LarkFest: Featuring The Relationship (Brian Bell of Weezer), Ought, Lower Dens, Delicate Steve, The Televisionaries, Cannon the Brave, County Mike, Gordon St, Hammer Hawk, Jouska, PineSheets, MR. Every Day, Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Revival Revival, Ryan Leddick, Slowshine, and Throat Culture.
Geektoberfest at Shmaltz Brewing Company: Beer and beer and more beer and everything about beer and people who like beer.
Dylan Perrillo Quartet at Cohoes Music Hall: Free weekend as it’s their soft opening.
Randy & Mr. Lahey at Upstate Concert Hall: Trailer Park Boys.
Revival Revival at River St Pub: CCR cover band with Pony in the Pancake.
J.D. McPherson at The Hangar: Retro rock and roll.
Food of Spain Cooking Class at M&D Farm: Learn to be the type of person who can make food for themselves!
Troy, NY Annual Ramble Ride: Ride your bike!
Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest at Sunnyside Gardens: It’s fall!
Albany History Race at APL: Scavenger hunt!
Sunday September 25
The Sandlot at Cohoes Music Hall: Free weekend.
Crowbar, Gunther Weezul, Before I Had Wings, and Driven By Rage at Trickshots: Metal.
Quilt, Mutual Benefit, Donny Dinero, at BSP Kingston: Indie/alt.
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.