Quality events for this weekend
Friday August 02
First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.
Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend at MASS MoCA: “a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.”
Honey Slider at Cafe 217: Folk/pop.
Summer Soul Series Week 2 at Henry Johnson Park: Featuring JB aka Dirty Moses, DJ Tek, Nate Da Great, and more.
Winnetka Bowling League at Albany Distilling: Free-QX show.
Strong Water, Bear Grass, Ryan (of Burly) at The Low Beat: Indie/folk/americana.
Mosses, Fossils From The Sun at Pint Sized Albany: Psych/krautrock/drone/experimental.
Inferno feat. Big Time Kill at Fuze Box: Goth night!
Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday August 03
Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Albany finally gets their own market.
2nd Anniversary Celebration at FOGS: Celebrating two years downtown!
Black Arts & Cultural Festival Featuring Mya at Empire State Plaza: “art, community, history, music, and dance”.
Tacos and Tequila Dutch Apple Cruise: Sold out.
Aaron Rhoades, Ampevene, and Yeah Universe at The Hollow: Cinematic/experimental/prog/rock.
Fallow Land, The Ensuing Disaster at Pauly’s: Indie/pop/acoustic.
Botanica at The Half Moon: With DJ Ephraim Asili and Tall Ass Matt.
Haley Moley, Laveda, Rose Winston at Savoy: Lofi/electronic/shoegaze/synth/rock.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.
Sunday August 04
Soul for Brunch with DJ Trumastr at Umana: Neo-soul brunch.
Steve Hofstetter at Savoy: Stand-up comedy.
AJSOB, Vogon Poetry, Everybody That Loves You, Frankly Lost at The Low Beat: Punk/alt/emo/pop.
Thin, goner., D.B. Cooper at Pauly’s: Mathcore/grindcore.
Ali Siddiq 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!