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.

Albany All Stars vs. Dolls of Destruction at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby.

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.

Society High, Girth Control, Savage Randys, Lame, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch at The Low Beat: Rock/punk/reggae/ska.

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.

All weekend

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.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 09

Ryan Hamilton at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco: True and funny story telling event.

The Wheel at Skyloft: Grateful Dead tribute.

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

Saturday August 10

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Brand new market in Washington Park.

Sci-Fi at miSci: All things Sci-Fi.

Forever Autumn, Sisterhood of Sleep, Turf “n” Turf at Pauly’s: Folk/blues/synth/noise.

Stick Men featuring Tony Levin, Markus Reuter and Pat Mastelotto at The Linda: Progressive rock.

Laurie Anderson Presents: Lou Reed Drones with Stewart Hurwood at MASS MoCA: “drone-based sonic experience utilizing guitars from her late husband Lou Reed’s collection”,

80s Night at Fuze: Playing the classics.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Ryan Hamilton at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday August 11

Bicycle Flea Market for Albany Bike Rescue at Savile Road: Swap, trade, buy, and make some room for new bikes.

Musicats at Nine Pin: Live music.

LastDayShining, Man Mountain, Trench at The Low Beat: Indie/post-rock/dream/instrumental.

DC Young Fly at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy. Two shows.

Saves The Day, Joyce Manor, awakebutstillinbed at Skyloft: Emo/indie/pop-punk legends!

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.

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.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 02

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

Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend at MASS MoCA: “a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.”

Honey Slider at Cafe 217: Folk/pop.

Summer Soul Series Week 2 at Henry Johnson Park: Featuring JB aka Dirty Moses, DJ Tek, Nate Da Great, and more.

Winnetka Bowling League at Albany Distilling: Free-QX show.

Strong Water, Bear Grass, Ryan (of Burly) at The Low Beat: Indie/folk/americana.

Mosses, Fossils From The Sun at Pint Sized Albany: Psych/krautrock/drone/experimental.

The Beast of Nod, Unflesh, Incontinence at Pauly’s: Metal.

Forest Park, Wading Nine, SEASPAN at Parish Public House: Prog/metal.

Inferno feat. Big Time Kill at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

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

Saturday August 03

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Albany finally gets their own market.

2nd Anniversary Celebration at FOGS: Celebrating two years downtown!

Black Arts & Cultural Festival Featuring Mya at Empire State Plaza: “art, community, history, music, and dance”.

Tacos and Tequila Dutch Apple Cruise: Sold out.

Aaron Rhoades, Ampevene, and Yeah Universe at The Hollow: Cinematic/experimental/prog/rock.

Fallow Land, The Ensuing Disaster at Pauly’s: Indie/pop/acoustic.

Botanica at The Half Moon: With DJ Ephraim Asili and Tall Ass Matt.

Haley Moley, Laveda, Rose Winston at Savoy: Lofi/electronic/shoegaze/synth/rock.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday August 04

Soul for Brunch with DJ Trumastr at Umana: Neo-soul brunch.

Steve Hofstetter at Savoy: Stand-up comedy.

AJSOB, Vogon Poetry, Everybody That Loves You, Frankly Lost at The Low Beat: Punk/alt/emo/pop.

Thin, goner., D.B. Cooper at Pauly’s: Mathcore/grindcore.

All weekend

Ali Siddiq at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up comedy.

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.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday July 26

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

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

Albany Sunset Cruise via Dutch Apple: To Castleton and back.

Jess Jones at Eden Cafe: Hometown show.

Lone Phone Booth, Charles O’More at at ADCo.: Indie/alt/r&b.

Martin Courtney and Ryley Walker at BSP Kingston: Frontman of Real Estate.

The Pretenders with C. Gibbs at MASS MoCA: English rock legends.

Adam Ezra Group at Skyloft: Roots/folk.

Pass the AUX at Pint Sized: All female DJ lineup.

Death Cow, Glass Pony, Electric Turtle at Pauly’s: Garage/psych/indie.

Brighton Beat and Victory Soul Orchestra at The Hollow: Big band/funk.

Not an Airplane, FrontBiz, Northway, Drobakid at Savoy: Savoy after dark. Alt/country/rock/math/indie.

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

Saturday July 27

Polly Sea at Post Contemporary: Sea creatures theme. Dance party raising funds for Teamhero.

South End Market at Capital South Campus Center: Entertainment and healthy food in the South End.

Public Puberty, CASE, Parashi, Rambutan at The Low Beat: Psyjazz.

Downswing, Sharptooth Born A New, Close To Nothing at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

Dan St. Germain at Proctors: Part of Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Adia Victoria at MASS MoCA: Blues.

Executors, Male Patterns, Eye Witness, Wet Specimens at Low Beat: Punk/hardcore.

Fifth Annual Christmas In July Charity Pub Crawl at Excelsior Pub: Raising money with Albany’s Social Rugby Club.

The Emo Night Tour at The Hollow: Throwback to your uncomfortable teens.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Throwback dance party.

Sunday July 28

Queer Clothing Exchange and Skillshare at Albany Social Justice Center: Get or give some new clothes and skills.

Cadence, Rhythm & Rhyme at SMCo.: Poetry and music.

The Take, Murderers Row, Non Compliants at Fuze Box: Skinhead BBQ.

Pencildive, Lollygagger, White Devil and the 666: Indie/punk/alternative.

The Growlers at Skyloft: With Diane Coffee.

Tinsley Ellis at The Linda: Blues guitar.

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.

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!