Quality events for this weekend
Friday August 16
Body Shine at Fuze Box: Vinyl only house and disco dance party.
Albany Sunset Cruise at Dutch Apple: Narrated scenic trip.
Vince Palmeri, Katie Louise, Kyla Silk at The Hollow: Pop/singer-songwriter/R&B.
ETLY, Che Guevara T-Shirt, Onesie, Safety Meeting at Pauly’s: Punk/pop/surf.
80’s Alley Night at Franklin Alley: Party outside in the Alley with DJ Trumastr.
Between Now And Forever, Keep Up, The Wildcard, For Those Who Doubt at The Low Beat: Rock/pop/alternative/metalcore.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday August 17
Washington Park Farmer’s Market: The newest market in town.
Nimesh Patel at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.
Jupiter & Okwess at MASS MoCA: “mixes traditional Congolese rhythms with Western rock and pop styles to create “vigorous, inventive variations on funk””
Glass Pony & Caribbean Sun Band at Parish Public House: Psych/reggae/swing.
C.K. & The Rising Tide at Lost & Found: Alt country/folk rock. With Julia Alsarraf.
Smells Like Nirvana at Skyloft: Nirvana tribute band.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.
Sunday August 18
The Albany Plant Swap at Dead Presidents Lounge: Trade some cuttings or potted plants!
Stone Soup at Nine Pin: Part of their live music series.
Glass Pony & Deltaphonic at The Low Beat: Psych/rock.
Nine Layers Deep, Raziel’s Tree, Subhumanity at Pauly’s: Metal/sludge/hardcore.
Mike Epps at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.
and a few evergreen things to do
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!