Quality events for this weekend
Friday January 24
Saucer, Gay Tastee, Ex Machina at The Low Beat: Happy hour show.
Bella’s Bartok and West End Blend at The Hollow: Folk/pop/funk/soul.
HYP3Fest at Albany Cap Center: DJ TGIF’s birthday bash, featuring DJ TGIF, DJ Show, DJ King Bully, DJ Siroc, DJ Phantom.
Teni and The G4 Boyz at The Palace: Afrobeat.
Saturday January 25
Pinball Witch Tournament at Excelsior Pub: Prove your pinball chops.
Black Pyramid, Z-28, Dirt Church, Grease Fire at Fuze Box: Metal matinÃ©e.
Nikki Glaser at The Egg: Stand-up comedy.
Olivia Quillio and Greens at Spotty Dog Hudson: Singer/songwriter and country/jam.
Singer Songwriter Night at Savoy: Featuring Andrew Mirabile, Ryan Leddick & Caity Gallagher, and Josh Morris.
The Magdalens & Ferriday at Albany Elks Lodge #49: Alt/folk/rock.
A Scum Couch Birthday Party Show With Friends and Stuff at Pint Sized: Featuring Scum Couch, Hospital Corners, Bare Mattress, Copernicus Club, Off Hours.
Emo Night Karaoke at Lost and Found: With a live band!
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!