Quality events for this weekend
Friday June 21
Body Shine: Solstice at Fuze Box: All night dance party.
Summer Solstice Sunset Cruise at Dutch Apple Cruises: Brought to you by Nine Pin.
DJ Jennifer Haley, Goldee Dust, Soo Do Koo, Fancy Man at Superior Merchandise: Electronic/dance jams.
Ghost Walker, I Recant, Sledge Wolf at Jupiter Hall: Metal.
Hudson Valley Circus & Pole Student Showcase at BSP Kingston: “variety of performances including Aerial Silks, Pole Dancing, Lyra, AcroYoga, Aerial Hammock, Hulahooping, and Floor Werk!”
Summer Solstice: Mamalama Y Andes Manta at BSP: South American/Native American inspired music.
Mary Poppins Returns at The College of Saint Rose: Movies under the stars. Bring a chair or blanket!
Marbin at The Low Beat: Jazz/rock.
Hasty Page at The Linda: Indie/pop. Album release party.
Mill Bastards, Squab, Interference at Pauly’s: Rock/punk.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday June 22
Go Skate Day at Blue Banks: Prizes/giveaways and no better way to start the summer.
Empire State Record Fair at BSP: Records, books, clothing, and more.
Juneteenth at South Pearl St: Street festival celebrating one of the most important days in US history.
Abyssmals, Sinkcharmer, New Aura, Your 33 Black Angels at The Low Beat: Rock/post-punk/psych/garage.
Joan Osborne at The Egg: Singer/songwriter.
Go Skate Day afterparty at Pint Sized: Only one thing to do after a long day of skating.
Prepare For The Mindscan, DB Cooper, Anthill Annihilator: Grindcore/metal.
Cosplay Pride Party at Rocks: Costume contest at midnight.
MIRK Birthday Bash at The Hollow: With Amber Lin, Front Page, Camtron Fivethousand.
Loosey Goosey of BSP: : The Queer Monthly Takeover of BSP.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.
Sunday June 23
Albany All Stars vs. Suburban Brawl at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby.
No More Death Stars, Safety Meeting at Pauly’s: Indie matinÃ©e.
Carly Aquilino at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up comedy.
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!