Quality events for this weekend

Friday September 27

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll/new wave/dark 80s dance party.

Grown Up Try It: Open House at Troy Arts Center : Try a lot of things and see what piques your interest!

Open Mic Night at the Pride Center: “Singing, dancing, do poetry, showcase some art, play an instrument.”

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: “featuring Singlecut Beersmiths, music from Five Kill Records bands, food from Merv’s Meatless and Quang’s Vietnamese Bistro”

Haze Chamber at Pint Sized Albany: Psych Nite with August.

The Blind Owl Band, Useless Cans at The Hollow: “Freight Train String Music”.

Ugly Muppets, Low Form, The VaVa Voodoos at Pauly’s: Post-punk/garage/rock.

Ampevene, The Northway ,Yesterday Saints at Savoy: Late show. Prog-rock/math-punk/rock.

Service Industry, This Strange Paradise, Galene at Parish Public House: Post-rock.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday September 28

15th Annual Uncle Sam Gran Prix at Troy’s Prospect Park: New York’s longest running cyclocross race.

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Last one of the year!

Albany Oktoberfest on Broadway: 11th annual.

Honest Weight’s 4th Annual Homegrown Happening: Food, music, classes, and more.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Empire State Plaza: Dancing, food, music, and more.

Kandace Springs at Massry Center: Album release show.

Anthropic, Start The Reactor, Raziel’s Tree at Pauly’s: Grindcore/death/sludge.

Comedian Bob Marley at The Egg: Stand-up.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Cosmic Lust at The Avalon Lounge: With DJ Tall Matt.

Sunday September 29

The Great Cider Cycle at Nine Pin: To Troy and back!

Smittix, Threat Level Burgundy, The 7th Squeeze at Savoy Taproom: Punk/rock/ska.

All weekend

Sinbad at Albany Funny Bone: Three nights.

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!

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