Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 08

Butterflies & Brews at miSci: Science and exploration (and drinks) for adults.

Lemon Law, Girth Control, Candy Ambulance at The Low Beat: Punk, ska, grunge.

Dissolve, Scavengers, Hundreds of Au, Start the Reactor at Fuze Box: Metal/hardcore.

New Feeling at Pint Sized: Obscure 80s jams.

Polly Panic, The Beautiful Bastards, Blood & Stomach Pills at Paulys: Rock and roll.

Honey Slider at Savoy Taproom: Folk rock/pop duo.

Big Jay Oakerson at Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

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

Saturday March 09

Albany Train Show at PCC: Get your model train on.

Capital Region Wine Festival at Proctors: Over 20 wineries.

Craft Brewers Festival at The Desmond: Beer festival.

Mwenso & the Shakes with DJ Tall Matt at The Linda: Experimental jazz and blues.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Big Jay Oakerson at Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday March 10

Currents by Mayumana at Proctors: “inspired by the historical Battle of Currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla”.

Mother Mother at The Hollow: Indie/alt/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.

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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Sleep, X, Twin Peaks, Of Montreal, Real Estate and more coming to new venue at Crossgates

Skyloft, a new music venue and restaurant opening in Crossgates is opening with some big shows on their calendar. Not much info is available about the opening of Skyloft, other than “spring 2019”. Their website does already have their food and drink menus up.

Events already booked include Sleep, X, Twin Peaks, Of Montreal, Real Estate, and many more.

See all of the events at Skyloft on their ticketing website or facebook page.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 01

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

Five Year Celebration at Nine Pin: Celebrating their fifth birthday with a pizza party.

1st Friday Albany at Albany Institute: Free admission.

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Talks consisting of 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Ryan Rosmarin and DJ Citrus Minute at City Beer Hall: Live music for First Friday.

Jocelyn & Chris at Jupiter Hall: Album release show. With Ruby Dear.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Palace: Grateful Dead tribute.

Elton John at Times Union Center: Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

Pass the Aux at Pint Sized Albany: Guest DJs from Stacks Espresso Bar.

The Mountain Carol, pencildive, Pony In The Pancake at Pauly’s: Indie/pop/synthpop.

Villains Ball II 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 March 02

Wine & Chocolate Festival at The Desmond: Celebrating NYS wine and chocolate.

Winter Art Fest at Albany Distilling: Indoor/outdoor party.

Jim Gaffigan at The Palace: Stand-up comedy.

Dark Thoughts, Postage at Pauly’s: Punk show.

Girl Blue, Zan and the Winter Folk, and Belle-Skinner at The Linda: Folk/singer-songwriter.

Wobble N’ Bang at Fuze: House/breaks/drum and bass/etc.

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

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday March 03

Dungeons & Dragons Open Skill Night at Thinkgeek: Get your game on.

Seven Spires, Screams of Hockomock, Toxoplasma at Pauly’s: Metal show.

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 February 22

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

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

Genericon XXXII at RPI: Weekend-long student-run general convention covering all geeky hobbies such as anime, sci-fi, and gaming of all sorts.

In Place of Now Reception at Opalka Gallery: Gallery opening reception showing “emerging and established artists whose work engages in the politically subversive acts of picturing ‘otherness'”.

Winter Lumify Dance Party at Franklin Alley: With music by Superfly Sounds.

Improv Comedy Showdown at Mopco: Winner takes all.

Haze Chamber at Pint Sized: Psychedelic jams all night.

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

Saturday February 23

The Albany Wine Festival at Albany Capital Center: “largest, funnest wine sampling event held in the Capital region”.

Tom Brenner at The Linda: Discussion with photojournalist Tom Brenner.

Neuro Raver at RPI Playhouse: Genericon’s annual rave.

Mike Recine at Proctors: Stand up. Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Joe Mansman & The Midnight Revival Band at The Hollow: Americana/blues.

Locked In A Vacancy, Tentacles, Sledge Wolf at Pauly’s: Hardcore/metal.

Throwback Dance Party at Fuze Box: Best of the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday February 24

Pinball Sunday League at Excelsior Pub: Show off your pinball skills.

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!

Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 08

Body Shine at Fuze Box: All night dance party celebrating their three year anniversary.

2019 Mohawk-Hudson Regional Invitational Opening Reception at Albany Center Gallery: Featuring work from Amy Cheng, Susan Meyer, Karin Schaefer, and Amelia Toelke. On display until March 19.

John Witherspoon at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.

Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco: Real and funny stories.

New Feeling at Pint Sized Albany: Obscure & rare 80s tracks all night.

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

Saturday February 09

Family Gallery Tours at Albany Institute of History & Art: Tours included with admission.

Dope Jams Valentine’s Day Ball at Preserved Instincts: V-day dance party.

Poly-Theist at Savoy: Comedy show. Early/late show options.

Spontaneous Broadway at Mopco: Fully improvised musical inspired by the audience.

Multibird, Nicole Maher, A Boy And His Rats at Pauly’s: Folk/indie/punk.

90s Valentines Dance Party at Fuze: Playing the hits.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

John Witherspoon at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.

Sunday February 10

Harry Potter Trivia Brunch at Lost & Found: Food, drinks, and nerding out.

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!