Quality events for this weekend
Friday February 10
The Figgs at No Fun: Part of No Fun’s Valentine’s Week
Flipturn at Lark Hall: Indie show, with Hotel Fiction.
Lil Durk at MVP Arena: With G Herbo & more tba.
Franz Nicolay, St. Lenox, John & Dan at The Avalon Lounge: Franz Nicolay was a member of World/Inferno Friendship Society and The Hold Steady. Performing his own music. (Folk-punk?)
Saturday February 11
Cover Show at No Fun: Part of No Fun’s Valentine’s Week. Flavour covering T Rex, Zombie Giuliani covering Reagan Youth, Ams covering Buck Owens, Aficionado covering Janes Addition, Hot Cousin covering AC/DC, and Pony in the Pancake covering Pavement.
Anti-Valentines Day Emo Party at Empire Underground: With Sad Dads, Terrallite, E.R.I.E., and Nikki Brown & The Well Diggers.
The Seapods at Lark Hall: Jam band.
Winter Twist Party at The Hangar on the Hudson: With Gringo Starr & His All Starr Band featuring Graham Tichy, Don Young, Ian Carlton, Josh Greenberg, & Jake Guralnick.
WCDB’s Battle of the Bands at NWR Loading Dock: Featuring Senior Living, Galene, Candy Ambulance, and House of Saturn.
Sunday February 12
Punk Rock Dating Game at No Fun: “Three bachelors compete for a date with one lucky bachelorette. Warm hearted romance inducing love fest that will have you laughing til it’s over.”
Lark Hall Market: “over 20 makers, farmers, and food vendors, as well as live musical performances from various local artists”.
Femmes and Thems Speed Dating at Daily Grind: For Queer women and non-binary folks. Hosted by John Bryce and Kailey Strafford.
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.
Movies at Madison Theater: Albany’s only dine-in theater showing first-run films.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.
Did I miss something? Please let me know!