Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 03

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

Albany Patroons vs Yakima Sunkings at Albany Armory: TBL finals. Game 3.

BFA Exhibition at Opalka Gallery: Opening reception.

Compas Life Outpost at Fort Orange General Store: Grand opening for a new outdoor adventure shop.

Caity Gallagher of Honey Slider at Savoy: First Friday tunes.

Bare Mattress, Sinkcharmer at Pint Sized Albany: Synthpop/post-punk.

Haunted Cat at The Low Beat: With Blood Blood Blood, and White Devil & The 666.

Hartley’s Encore & The Age at The Hollow: Funk/soul/R&B.

Zorp, Society High, Sama at Pauly’s: Punk show.

Exhumanity Presents: Relentless at Fuze Box: Goth night!

The MotherShip Day 2 at Albany Social Justice Center: Dance party.

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: Soul night.

The Joints at Lost & Found: Playing two sets.

The Deadbeats at Parish Public House: Grateful Dead tribute.

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

Saturday May 04

Twin Peaks at Skyloft Albany: With Post Animal.

Glow, Heavensake, Earther, The Northway at Pauly’s Hotel: Emo/punk/prog.

ASO Salute to John Williams at The Palace: Tribute to Star Wars, Harry Potter, Superman, and more.

Eleanor Seigler at Superior Merchandise Co.: “presenting her new book Too Much Beauty, a non-traditional collection of short vignettes and stories intended as an ‘an ode to humanity and everyone in it.’”

Runna Muck with Becca Frame and the Boys at The Low Beat: One night only reunion show.

Dark Honey with Girl Blue at The Hollow: Local favorites.

Alicia Witt at The Linda: Piano.

Glass Pony & The Jauntee in at Parish Public House: Improv/jam/psych.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday May 05

The Albany Record Riot at Ramada Plaza: Crate digging extravaganza.

Off The Wall at Dead Presidents Lounge: Flash day. Food pop-up from Berben and Wolff’s.

Burrito Burrito Pop Up at Nine Pin: Vegan burritos and the return of Tequila Manzanita cider.

John Mulaney And Pete Davidson at The Palace: Comedy.

Silence, Eternal Crimes, Wet Specimens at Pauly’s: Deathrock/postpunk/hardcore.

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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