Quality events for this weekend

Friday September 13

Artists’ Reception for ‘ACE’ at University Art Museum: “‘ACE’ features over a dozen emerging and internationally recognized artists who use sports and athletic culture to explore how youth, gender, race, promise, and identity are intertwined with athleticism.”

Pints and Puzzles at miSci: Drinks and scientific exploration.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Celebrating 70 Years of Sage in Albany. Music from Zan & The Winter Folk and Belle-Skinner.

Coin Dropping for a Cause at The Excelsior Pub: Raising money for Orange Street Cats.

Mark Manning, Amy Branham, Kayla Carpenter at Buddie’s Basement: Pop/soul/funk.

New Feeling with Hans at Pint Sized: Obscure 80s jams.

One Eleven Heavy, Kieran Robbins + Chief, Brule County Bad Boys at The Low Beat: Psych/rock/honky-tonk.

The Final Sleep, 1476, Hundreds Of AU, Faced at Fuze Box: Metal show.

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

Saturday September 14

Shaker Fall Harvest Craft Fair at Shaker Heritage Barn: Animals, games, activities, and live music to benefit Shaker Heritage Society.

PearlPalooza 2019: All day music festival on Pearl St.

Apple & Wine Festival at Altamont Fair Grounds: Hard to beat that combo.

Albany Architecture Tour: Guided tour of downtown’s architecture.

Albany Book Festival at UAlbany: “Local Authors, Exhibitors, Workshops and more!”

September Splendor at Washington Park Lakehouse: Cocktail party and silent auction to benefit Washington Park.

Purple Stuff, Gockley at Rustic Barn Pub: Locals playing their own music.

Here Come The Mummies at Skyloft: “Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind”.

Vinylmania with August at Pint Sized Saratoga: Sixties freakbeat dance party.

Erik of Stellar Young at Old English: Post-Pearlpalooza party.

Too Perfect For This World at Post: An evening of killer music with DJ Matthew Wagner.

Bendt at The Excelsior Pub: Post-Pearlpalooza party.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday September 15

Apple & Wine Festival at Altamont Fair Grounds: Hard to beat that combo.

Fall Pinball League at Excelsior Pub: The start of a new league season.

Bethlehem Steel, Well Wisher, Tru, Lemon Of Choice at Buddie’s Basement: Indie/grunge/alt/punk/emo.

Candy Ambulance, La Neve, White Devil and the 666 at The Low Beat: Blues/garage/punk/dance/disco.

Shaker Fall Harvest Craft Fair at Shaker Heritage Barn: Animals, games, activities, and live music to benefit Shaker Heritage Society.

All weekend

Paul Virzi 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 September 06

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

1st Friday Albany at Albany Institute of History & Art: Free admission!

Open Gallery Garden Party at Liberty Park: Transforming the streets and alleys into an open air gallery.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: First night! Food, drinks, music, liver screen printing and a new gallery reception!

1st Fridays with Flying Rob & Friends at Savoy: Jazz.

Josh Boyark at University Club of Albany: Opening reception for the 16th Artist in Residence.

September Pinball Wizard at Exclesior: Flex your pinball skills and win Happy Hour pricing 24/7 for a month!

Architrave, Machine Revival at Pint Sized: New wave/sadpop.

Noncompliants, Ikes Wasted World, Born Dying, Lifelong Death, Apollos Creed, The Frozen Heads, Split Society, Straight Edge Punks at The Low Beat: “Underrated Fest”.

The Exyversary with iV:Singularity + Worms at Fuze Box: Goth night!

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

Saturday September 07

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival at Jennings Landing: 18th annual.

Wolff’s to Wolff’s Bike Ride: Like beer and riding bikes?

No Fucker, Cartridge, Rotten, Wet Specimens, Chloroform Party at Pauly’s: Hardcore/punk.

2nd Anniversary Party at Lost and Found: Turning two!

Front Biz, Laveda, Full Body, Greens, Bruiser and Bicycle at The Hollow: Five Kill Records Birthday Bash.

Frear Alley Mini-Flea in Troy: Vendors and their wares one block from the Farmers Market.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday September 08

Albany VegFest 2019 at Albany Cap Center: All things veg.

Sheer Terror at Fuze Box: Hardcore show. With From Within, Remains Of rage, Violent By Design, Driven Further.

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: Albany, Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 30

Feel Me: A Sensory Show at Collar Works: ” a sensory show curated by Kelsey Renko featuring immersive works by Nicole Bull, Courtney Dudley, Becca Van K, Juyon Lee, Ana Loor, Lil’ Debs Oasis, Goldie Poblador, Adam Tinkle, and Yesfolk Tonics.”

Open Mic Night at The Pride Center: No pressure and no theme.

In Cold Blood, Fixation, Scavengers at Fuze Box: Hardcore/dbeat.

End of Summer Alley Party at FASC: Featuring music from The Age and Carl Daniels.

Stimmerman, Tiny Gun, Candy Ambulance at ADCO: Prog/noise/punk.

Sheer Mag with Tweens and The Abyssmals at BSP: Punk/rock/psych/blues.

Smittix, Paradox Saints, Sinkcharmer, Heart Tattoo at Savoy: Ska/psych/postpunk.

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

Saturday August 31

Flying Lotus 3D at MASS MoCA: Flying Lotus with 3d glasses and a video wall. Don’t sleep on this!

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Only 4 more weeks of Market after this one!

Iron Chic, Postage, Mystery Girl, Radar at Pauly’s: Punk/pop/rock.

Phantogram, Munya at Upstate Concert Hall: Local legends.

No Standing! Only Dancing! End Of Summer Bash at Putnam Place: Dance the summer away.

90s Night with DJ Trumastr at City Beer Hall: Dance party with guest DJ Truemastr.

Sunday September 01

Anna Nalick at Skyloft: Alt/pop.

Service Industry Night at Nighthawks: Sunday night specials.

All weekend

Dusty Slay at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.


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 23

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

Side B, Heart Tattoo, and Grape Juice at The Low Beat: Indie rock.

Aries Spears at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Felix Pastorius & Hipster Assassins at the Egg Performing Arts Center: Jaco Pastorius’ son. Jazz.

Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA: Vocal ensemble.

Neighborhoood & Electric Turtle at The Low Beat: Americana/folk.

Valley Gals, Strange Fate, Postage at Pauly’s: Punk.

Catharsis 2: Electric Bluegaloo at The Hangar: Dance party.

C.K. & The Rising Tide, Honey Slider, The Old Main & Josh Taerk at Savoy: Alt/folk/pop.

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

Saturday August 24

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Albany’s newest farmer’s market.

Blackout Creative Arts Festival at Jennings Landing: Vendors, music, games, performances and more.

Hidden Colors 5 at Youth FX: Latest documentary by Tariq Nasheed.

Jules Olson, Belle-Skinner, Honey Slider at Parish Public House: Jazz/soul/pop.

Surfer Blood, Nightmares For A Week, Marlboro at BSP Kingston: Surf rock/indie/pop.

Cha Wa at MASS MoCA: Funk.

Rubella Ballet, Wisteria, Dirt Devil, Eternal Crimes at Pauly’s: Rock/punk.

In-TV and Old Fox at The Low Beat: Indie.

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Featuring Adrienne Iapalucci.

90s Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.

Scorpia at Lost & Found: Underground dance music.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday August 25

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at Skyloft: OGs.

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 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.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!