Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 20

Body Shine Vol. 24 at Fuze: All night dance party.

Eastbound Jesus, The Mallett Brothers at Putnam Place: With Phish drummer Jon Fishman joining Mallett Brothers.

Wandering Oak, Forever Autumn, Bellower, The Crimson Edge at Pauly’s: Black metal/folk/doom.

Trumaster at Lost & Found: All Pharrell night.

Pop Culture Provocateurs at Fuze: Burlesque show.

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

Saturday April 21

Record Store Day at Pint Sized: Celebrating RSD with Dogfish & Fuzz Records.

The Messthetics, SAVAK, 100andzero at BSP: Experimental/jazz/punk.

Actor|Observer, D.B. Cooper, Lemon of Choice at Pauly’s Hotel: Hardcore/punk.

The Mountain Goats at Upstate Concert Hall: Indie/folk.

POLLYDeepThaw at The Church: Dance party, featuring a benefit for North Troy’s Black Diamond Dancers.

Sunday April 22

They Might Be Giants at The Egg: All ages show.

Bully, LVL UP, Shellshag, Swither at The Linda: Presented by WCDB.

Project/Object at Cohoes Music Hall: Zappa tribute.

Tru Plays Savoy: Sunday night jams.

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, 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 April 13

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

Bit Brigade at BSP: Playing covers of The Legend of Zelda’s classic soundtrack.

Derek Gripper and Trio Da Kali at Proctors: Distinguished African musicians.

An Evening with David Sedaris at The Colonial: Author/radio personality.

The Jagaloons at Franklin Alley Social Club: Friday the 13th beach party.

Saturday April 14

Albany March for Science at West Capitol Park: Showing support and solidarity for facts, science, and evidence based policy.

“He’s the PJ, I’m Alaska” release party at The Low Beat: Rap show.

DJ Iroc, Fabolous, Camrom, Lil Mo at Albany Capital Center: Celebrating Iroc’s 10 years in the Capital District.

The Miseducation of the Black Womyn at The Tang: “tells the stories of black womyn, written and performed by black womyn without the revision of their colonizers”.

Martin Sexton, Joan Obsborne at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Americana/folk/soul.

Sunday April 15

Figure, Mark The Beast, Kill Rex at River Street Pub: Electronic dance music.

Ratboys, Long Neck, Oswald at BSP: Indie/post-country/folk.

Steve Hofstetter at Savoy: Stand-up comedy.

Really Really Free Market at Albany Social Justice Center: Everything free.

Sunday Pinball League at Excelsior: Time to see how good you are at pinball!

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, 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 April 06

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

Mike Gafney and Paul Bond at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Two headliners, two shows.

American Film History, Tiny Blue Ghost, St Marilyn at BSP: Indie/synth/lo-fi/pop. Album release show.

Chef Jacques Pépin and Claudine Pépin at Proctors: Two greats sharing the joy of cooking.

SuicideGirls Burlesque at Upstate Concert Hall: High production value burlesque show.

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

Saturday April 07

Albany Craft Beer Sessions at The Armory: An event not to be missed by the craft beer heads.

Mike Gafney and Paul Bond at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Two headliners, two shows.

CANstruction Family Fun Day at NYS Museum: Check out the structures.

The Low Anthem, Haley Heynderickx at BSP Kingston: Experimental/folk.

Start Making Sense, Swift Technique at Putnam Place: Talking Heads tribute.

Wolf Alice at The Hollow: Sold out.

Sunday April 08

Grown Up Easter Egg Hunt at Collins Park: A fun fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Lark St Restaurant Week: Deals to encourage you to try a new place, or something new at your favorite.

Tru at Savoy: Wind down your weekend in style.

All weekend

Empire State Comic Con at Albany Capital Center: Creators, consumers, exhibitions, and more.

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, 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 March 30

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

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

Mickey Avalon & Dirt Nasty at Jupiter Hall Albany: Rap show.

Sound of Ceres, Home Body, Emily Ritz at BSP: “An evening of dreamy, electro-infused pop music with stunning visuals”.

Nick Chambers at Savoy: Stand up comedy. Laughs On Lark’s newly launched monthly comedy show.

Saturday March 31

April Fools Cover Show at Fuze: Featuring Fall out Boy, Blink-182, A Day To Remember, Beartooth, Marilyn Mansion and The 1975.

Spaghetti Eastern Music, Pitchfork Militia, Sonic Soul Band at BSP: Experimental guitar jams.

Sylvan Esso with Suzi Analogue at MASS MoCA: Playful dancy electronic pop music.

Sunday April 01

Patsy’s Rats, Chemical Bags, Mystery Girl at Pauly’s: Pop/punk.

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, 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 March 23

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

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: 9 talks, 20 slides, 20 seconds each.

Of The Atlas, Surmiser, Bad Mothers at BSP: Indie/psych/punk.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Hometown show. Surprisingly not sold out yet.

Colin Quinn at The Egg: Stand up comedy.

Saturday March 24

March for Our Lives Albany: “to demand […] lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today.”

3Fish Coffee Turns One: Yoga, bicycle fundamentals clinic, coffee tasting, prizes, and while supplies last: birthday cake.

Capital Region Wine Festival at Proctors: Sample a variety of all sorts of wines.

The Piggly Wigglies at BSP: Swing/jazz.

Baby Shakes, DJ Bloodshot Bill, The Shine, Animal Show, The Abyssmals at Fuze Box: “Capital Trash Invasion is an annual round-up of the best Garage, Psych, Surf and Rock-A-Billy bands & DJ’s from the Empire State”.

Nick Di Paolo at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Stand up comedy.

Girl Blue & Dark Honey at Savoy: Indie/pop/singer-songwriter.

Sunday March 25

Trumaster at Savoy: Sunday evening dance party.

All weekend

Capital District Garden and Flower Show: It is spring after all!

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, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

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