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.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday July 19

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Non-stop dance music.

Natasha Barrett at EMPAC: “a transformation of the world, the way it behaves, and the traces that it leaves behind in this unique electroacoustic music concert unfolding inside EMPAC’s high-density loudspeaker arrays, featuring hundreds of loudspeakers.”

Pints and Pups at MiSci: Therapy dogs, booze, ice cream, food, and science!

90’s Party at ADCo.: DJ Trumastr on the decks.

Monroe Martin at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

TWRP, The Protomen at BSP Kingston: Pop/disco/synthwave.

John Mayer at the TU: Tour kick off.

King Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band at Skyloft: Reggae legend.

Vinylmania at Post: – All vinyl 60s dance party.

Chicago Afrobeat Project at The Linda: Afrobeat.

Girl Blue at Savoy: Home Movies EP release.

Combo Chimbita, Yolanda Yolanda at BSP Kingston: Cumbia/reggaeton.

Drought, Violent Opposition, Moribund, The War Lovers at Pauly’s: Grindcore/powerviolence.

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

Saturday July 20

Dope Jams Open-Air Party in Oak Hill: Catskills dance party.

Albany Brawl Stars vs. CT Yankee Brutals at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby.

Caroline Rose at MASS MoCA: Singer/songwriter.

Local H, Hasty Page at Skyloft: Alt-rock.

Deer Tick at Levon Helm Studios: Sold out. With Twain.

Summer Jams Throwback Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the hits.

Sisterhood of Sleep, Doomsday Virus, Muzzle Lords, Zilmrah at Savoy: Darkwave/synthwave/goth/drone.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Monroe Martin at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday July 21

A Tea To Remember at Rocks: Benefit and celebration of life.

Reelin’ In The Years at Skyloft: Celebrating the music of Steely Dan.

Things I Don’t See Tour at Savoy Taproom: Americana roots.

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!