Quality events for this weekend

Friday September 01

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

An Evening with Queen White by Martine Syms at EMPAC: An augmented-reality installation.

AFTER by Andrew Schneider at EMPAC: “an emotional story about time, bodies, death, and physics.”

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around albany.

First Friday with Alex Waters at FOGS: Pop-up exhibit in partnership with Albany Center Gallery.

1st Friday at La Luce: Opening reception for Alicia Lea And Josh Boyark.

Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers at BSP Kingston: Swing/jazz/dance.

Exhuman presents Aeon at Fuze Box: Goth night. 2-day special!

Hoser, Ferriday, Drishti at Paulys: Indie/pop/blues.

Hip Hop and All That Jazz at Savoy: Mixed genre-bending show.

Saturday September 02

An Evening with Queen White by Martine Syms at EMPAC: An augmented-reality installation.

Exhuman presents Aeon at Fuze Box: Goth night. 2-day special!

SMCo Two Year Celebration at Superior Merchandise Co.: SMCo. turns two with coffee, beer, snacks, music, and more.

Upstate Soul Club at Brunette: Kingston’s got soul. With PJ Gray.

Botanica at The Half Moon: Botanica turns 3! With DJ Ephraim Asili and Zemog El Gallo Bueno.

Warpaint at Upstate Concert Hall: Indie rock.

Glenn Jones, Parashi at One Caroline: Experimental/primitave guitar.

Soul Vibes at BSP: Dance music from around the world.

Sunday September 03

Phobia, Psytoxia, Grimer, Anti-Cosmosat at Pauly’s Hotel: Grindcore.

Laetitia Sadier (of Stereolab), Nicholas Krgovich at BSP: Experimental/rock.

All weekend

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.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday July 21

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

Body Shine Vol. 15 at Fuze Box: Non stop dance music. House/disco/dance.

Garage Bands at Albany Public Library: Bands in a literal garage. Featuring Front Buisness and Rob Boss.

Movies Under the Stars at St. Rose: Free movies. Showing. Moana.

I Feel Okay, Fussy, Maxray Savage, Apostrophe S at HRCH: Featuring great locals and Fussy from Philly.

Queenston Homo Disco: Summer Butter at BSP: “The Queer Club Experience in the Catskills and Hudson Valley”.

Saturday July 22

Summer UnderCover Show at The Low Beat: Locals covering whatever the hell they want. Always a blast.

Brunette x SMCo Coffee Bar Pop-Up at Brunette: Troy takeover. Serving coffee and breakfast.

Filmed By Bike at the Madison Theater: “World’s Best Bike Movies”.

Young Culture & Above It All at Fuze Box: Pop/rock/punk.

Conor Oberst at Upstate Concert Hall: Bright Eyes frontman.

Sunday July 23

READ & FEED Festival of Literature & Food at Basilica Hudson: Food and books festival.

The Hempsteadys, Girth Control, Mike Moak at Pauly’s:

All weekend

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.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday June 30

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

Troy Night Out at The Arts Center: With Fence Salon and Albany Improv.

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

Patio Preview Party at Albany Distilling: Breaking in the new digs.

Red, White & Brew Festival at Proctors: Holiday weekend party.

In The Kitchen, The Freejays at BSP: Folk/bluegrass.

Wurliday EP Release Party with Rechorduroys and Olivia Quillio: Soul/funk/psych/rock.

What Cheer? Brigade! at BSP: Big band.

Saturday July 01

Botanica Summer Record Fair at The Half Moon: Buy/sell/trade, drink/eat/dance.

Incontinence at Trick Shots: With Dehumanized, Sentient Horror, Tyranize, and Sworn to Vengeance.

Third Eye Blind, Silversun Pickups at SPAC: Still goin’.

Lucy Jam at One Caroline: Hip-hop and R&B night.

Zigtegbra, Druggy Flesh, Bare Mattress, Holey Hell, QF at The Low Beat: Pop/indie/electro/dark wave/etc.

Sunday July 02

Free Outdoor Yoga at Troy Riverfront Park: Start your Sunday off right.

Free Admission Day at Albany Institute: Free day.

Sunday Cinema in Washington Park: Screening National Treasure.

Mistresses & Palberta at The Half Moon: Pop/indie/rock/etc.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday June 09

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

Moon Worship, Hill Haints, Sun Natives at The Low Beat: Moon Worship’s record release show.

Circa Waves at The Hollow: Indie.

Endless Boogie, Brian Dewan at The Half Moon: Stomer/psych/blues rock.

Albany Got Soul at Fuze: Soul/funk dance party.

Juelz Santana at BSP: Seriously.

Saturday June 10

Art on Lark 2017: Celebrating the arts. Music/food/artisans/makers/etc.

Renaissance Festival at Indian Ladder: Oh hell yeah.

Freak Flag Day at Basilica Hudson: Fireworks, art, and a goth rave.

Comedy Show at Terra: Comedy in an Italian restaurant.

Palmslap, Escaper, Jelly Ellington at BSP: Funk/soul/fusion.

Kimock at Club Helsinki: American rock guitarist.

Sunday June 11

Capital Pride in Washington Park: Celebrating diversity with music, a parade, and more. 🏳️‍🌈

Troy Flea at Riverfront Park: Vintage, handmade, antiques and more.

Barrows, Yoma, Grimer at Pauly’s: Instrumental/heavy/rock/metal.

Vanna, Lions Lions, Ghost Key, Actor Observer, Unwill at Fuze: Post-hardcore.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 26

Body Shine Vol. 13 at Fuze: House, disco, dance. A proper dance party.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

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

Troy Night Out with Graft Cider at SMCo.: Cider and tacos.

Mase, 112, Carl Thomas, Total, Black Rob at The Palace: Hip-hop reunion show.

Swarming Branch, Neighborhood of Make Believe, Full Body, Kvlt Ddy, Maud the Pyschic at River St Pub: Folk/rock/glam/prog/etc.

Maybird, Sun Parade, Cannon the Brave at The Hollow: Indie/pop/alt/psych.

Morgan O’Kane, Vic Thrill at The Half Moon: Alternative/punk/Americana.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Sampling of all the area’s burlesque talent.

Elysia Crampton and Russell E.L. Butler at EMPAC: Boundary pushing electronic music.

The Figgs at The Low Beat: Preparing for a tour in Japan.

Cretin Hop Saratoga Vol. 1 at Putnam Den: Rock and roll dance party.

Saturday May 27

Noah Kalina Photography Exhibit Opening Reception in Livingston Manor: Opening for “The Fog”.

The Figgs at The Low Beat: Preparing for a tour in Japan.

Collard City Growers Annual Plant Sale at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Barters welcome.

Sunday May 28

MASS MoCA Building 6 Grand Opening: Expanding an already huge and great building.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.