Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 17

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Non-stop disco and house.

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Short talks. 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Dave Attell at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up. Two shows.

Bad Bad Hats at The Linda: With Laveda and Hate Club. Indie rock.

Citizen Cope at Upstate Concert Hall: Blues/funk/soul.

The Beautiful Bastards, Bevrage, Purple Sunshine, at Pauly’s: Rock/funk.

Olivia Quillio at Savoy Taproom: Singer/songwriter.

Saturday May 18

Albany Artifacts Sale at Lost & Found: Albany themed everything. Peruse and have some drinks.

Dave Attell at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up. Two shows.

518 Day Block Party at Island Creek Park Albany: Celebrating the area and it’s accomplishments.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cohoes Music Hall: 8pm and Midnight shows.

Driftwood, Useless Cans at The Hollow: Album release party. Folk/Americana.

Dirt Church, Public Burning, Scavengers, Violent World at The Low Beat: Metal/doom/hardcore show.

A Tribute To Van Morrison at Skyloft: Drawing from the complete collection of work.

Worriers, Mikey Erg, awakebutstillinbed, Pity Party, Mike Moak at Pauly’s: Punk/alt/indie.

Lost Cause at Savoy: Album release show. With Mic Lanny, M1RSKY, Dephyant, Nick Shattell & Khalil Green.

Biggie Tribute Edition 90s House Party at City Beer Hall: Featuring DJ Trumaster & Intell Hayesfield.

Sunday May 19

Daniel Franzese at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Mystery Girl, Klazo, Manager, Hill Haints at Pauly’s: Punk/noise/rock.

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!