Quality events for this weekend
Friday July 26
Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.
Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.
Albany Sunset Cruise via Dutch Apple: To Castleton and back.
Jess Jones at Eden Cafe: Hometown show.
Lone Phone Booth, Charles O’More at at ADCo.: Indie/alt/r&b.
Martin Courtney and Ryley Walker at BSP Kingston: Frontman of Real Estate.
The Pretenders with C. Gibbs at MASS MoCA: English rock legends.
Adam Ezra Group at Skyloft: Roots/folk.
Pass the AUX at Pint Sized: All female DJ lineup.
Death Cow, Glass Pony, Electric Turtle at Pauly’s: Garage/psych/indie.
Brighton Beat and Victory Soul Orchestra at The Hollow: Big band/funk.
Not an Airplane, FrontBiz, Northway, Drobakid at Savoy: Savoy after dark. Alt/country/rock/math/indie.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday July 27
Polly Sea at Post Contemporary: Sea creatures theme. Dance party raising funds for Teamhero.
South End Market at Capital South Campus Center: Entertainment and healthy food in the South End.
Downswing, Sharptooth Born A New, Close To Nothing at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.
Dan St. Germain at Proctors: Part of Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.
Adia Victoria at MASS MoCA: Blues.
Executors, Male Patterns, Eye Witness, Wet Specimens at Low Beat: Punk/hardcore.
Fifth Annual Christmas In July Charity Pub Crawl at Excelsior Pub: Raising money with Albany’s Social Rugby Club.
The Emo Night Tour at The Hollow: Throwback to your uncomfortable teens.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Throwback dance party.
Sunday July 28
Queer Clothing Exchange and Skillshare at Albany Social Justice Center: Get or give some new clothes and skills.
Cadence, Rhythm & Rhyme at SMCo.: Poetry and music.
The Take, Murderers Row, Non Compliants at Fuze Box: Skinhead BBQ.
Pencildive, Lollygagger, White Devil and the 666: Indie/punk/alternative.
The Growlers at Skyloft: With Diane Coffee.
Tinsley Ellis at The Linda: Blues guitar.
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!