Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 26

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Ovlov, Shormey, Candy Ambulance, Full Screen Video at Studio G3, St. Rose: Indie/poprock/lofi.

Start Making Sense at The Hollow: Talking Heads tribute.

Maestro: Improv Comedy Showdown at Mopco: Winner takes all.

Glass Pony, The Paul Graves Trio, El Modernist at Parish Public House: Psychedelic/blues/funk.

Spell Runner & Fuzz Records at Pint Sized Albany: Guest DJ night.

John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band at The Linda: With Misty Blues.

Soul Nite at Lost and Found: Featuring Kiessence Polk, Kortnee Simmons, Leo D’Juan, Bryan Brundige, Jeff Nania, Marcelle Johnson, Daniel Lawson, Matt Mira, and Michael Gilet.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday April 27

The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lakehouse: “40+ local and regional handmade vendors, vintage pop-ups, food trucks, craft beverages and more!”

Creative Brew Conference at CoLab: “Half-day conference for full-time creatives”. Brought to you by AIGA Upstate New York.

South End Earth Day at The Radix Center: Turning vacant lots into community gardens.

Albany Brawl Stars vs. CNY Daybreakers at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby. Season opener.

Start Making Sense at The Hollow: Talking Heads tribute.

Half Moon Market After Party at Pint Sized Albany: Market organizers Caroline and Adelia taking over the playlist.

The Felice Brothers at Skyloft Albany: With Jonathan Rice.

Kate Willett at Proctors: Stand-up comedy show. Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Chem-Trails, Human Ignorance, Sledge Wolf at Pauly’s: Hardcore/deathmetal/powerviolence.

Throwback Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the hits.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday April 28

The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lakehouse: The semi-annual market returns.

The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa at The Palace: All things Zappa.

Faced, 11 Amps STS, Brookline at Jupiter Hall: Thrash/metal/alternative rock.

AL1CE, Sisterhood Of Sleep, Doomsday Virus at Pauly’s Hotel: Synth/darkwave/industrial.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

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


Did I miss something? Please let me know!

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