Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 01

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

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

Capitol Hauntings Tour at NYS Capitol: Spooky tour of the Capitol.

Pinball Wizard Challenge at Excelsior Pub: Pinball tournament.

Noah Gardenswartz at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Quintron & Miss Pussycat, 3 Brained Robot, Ereptile Destrction, Minibeast at BSP Kingston: Swamp/dance/garage metal/psych/experimental.

Doomsday Virus, Horse Apples at Pint Sized: Super Dark First Friday. Goth/industrial/synth/ambient.

The Slaughterhouse Chorus at The Hollow: Farewell show. With Henry’s Rifle, Charmboy, and Coffin Salesman.

Exhumanity Santificados with END: The DJ 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 November 02

BUILT 2019 at NYS Museum: Historic Albany Foundation’s annual fall fundraiser.

Glass Pony at Parish Public House: Album release party.

Taking Back Sunday at Upstate Concert Hall: With Red City Radio. Sold Out.

The Marshall Tucker Band at Skyloft: Southern rock/blues/progressive country.

A Halloween Basement Cover Show at Pint Sized Saratoga: Performances of The Smiths, The Velvet Underground & Stooges, Ramones.

We Drink And We Show Things at Proctors: : A Game of Thrones burlesque show.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili & Tall Ass Matt at Half Moon Hudson: Dance party.

Sunday November 03

Albany Comic and Toy Show at Red Lion Hotel: Comics, toys, memorabilia show.

Albany Lantern Parade at Washington Park: Celebrating the park and community.

Taking Back Sunday: Not sold out. With Red City Radio.

All weekend

Noah Gardenswartz 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 October 25

Cretin Hop Halloween at Fuze Box: Halloween party!

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

Catharsis at Hangar on the Hudson: “A Darker Dance Night for Halloween”.

Food Truck Series at Nine Pin: Food and local cider.

The Cider Maze at Samascott Orchards: Corn maze extravaganza.

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

Pass the AUX at Pint Sized Albany: Guest DJ set by Maggot Brain.

of Montreal, Locate S,1 at Skyloft: Indie/pop.

Nick Offerman: All Rise at The Palace: Comedy show.

Costumes & Cans: Food Drive & Fundraiser at Savoy: “A Halloween party, food drive and fundraiser to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York”.

Knot Dead at Lost & Found: Grateful Dead tribute.

Bella’s Bartok, Useless Cans at Parish Public House: Americana/folk/fusion.

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

Saturday October 26

The LateShip IV at Dutch Apple Cruises: Halloween cruise!

Superdark & Hey Greasy Halloween at Hangar on the Hudson: Eternal Crimes, The Low Spirits, Wet Specimens, White Devil & The 666, DJ Big Tex.

The Lark Street BID’s Annual Halloween Party at the Lakehouse: The cornerstone Halloween event.

HOLLOWeen Bash at The Hollow: Live music, costume contest, and more.

City Fear Hall: Costume contest, dance competition, photo booth, and of course dance music.

The Lakehouse Halloween After Party at Savoy: Still going? Hit Savoy and keep rollin’!

Sunday October 27

Recon, My Bitter End, Full Blown Chaos, Wrong Move at Fuze Box: It’s 2005!

All weekend

Dave Landau 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 October 18

Body Shine at Fuze Box: The Monsters Ball. All vinyl disco & house dance party.

Vic Birthday Doubleheader at Lucas Confectionery & The Bradley: Music, food, and good company.

Cider Syrup Launch Party at Nine Pin: Launching their newest collaboration with lots of treats to celebrate.

ACG Fusion Anti-Gala at Albany Barn: Food, wine, art, music, and more.

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Short talks from many speakers. 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Woozles, Tiny Deserts, Community Garden, Jake Brooks at Buddie’s Basement: Alt/pop/indie/experimental/etc.

Heard at Umana: Jazz.

Goose, Eggy at Parish Public House: Sold out.

Society High, Noncompliants, Ave A, Kid Vicious at The Low Beat: Punk rock Halloween.

Soul Nite at Lost & Found: Featuring: Tony Hartzog, Sarah Romeo, Kiessence Polk, Decky Lawson.

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

Saturday October 19

The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lake House: 40+ local and regional handmade vendors, vintage pop-ups, food trucks, craft beer, cider & wine and more!

ADCo Scavenger Hunt at ADCo.: “turn your knowledge about Albany into a thirst quenching adventure!”

Olivia Quillio & Caity Gallagher at Savoy: Great local singer-songwriters.

Good Fiction’s Funeral at Parish Public House: Last show ever. With Maloy, The Age.

Upstate, Benjamin Dakota Rogers at Skyloft: Americana/indie/folk.

Delphino, Universe No.122, Caribbean Crisis & Ugly Muppets at Savoy: Indie/prog/punk.

Masqurave II at Rocks: Drag show/goth/industrial.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday October 20

The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lake House: 40+ local and regional handmade vendors, vintage pop-ups, food trucks, craft beer, cider & wine and more!

Merauder Leeway at Fuze Box: Hardcore show. With Concrete, Close To Nothing, Violent By Design, Hate The Adversary.

I Dreamt The Sea, Raziels Tree, Beast, Forest Park at The Low Beat: Hardcore/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 October 11

New York State International Film Festival at The Linda: 40 short films, popcorn, wine, and more.

Coin Dropping for a Cause at The Excelsior Pub: Raising money for Berkshire Bird Paradise.

Dark Blue Sea at Cohoes Music Hall: “a three-act narrative dance performance, featuring live music performed by the three bands, much of which is currently unreleased, as well as multimedia elements filmed and directed by Chromoscope Pictures.”

Annual Halloween Seance at The Shaker Meeting House: 18+ halloween event!

Ripe at Pearl St Pub: With Castlecomer.

Josh Wolf at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Love Port, Townes at The Low Beat: New wave/synthpop.

New Feeling with Hans at Pint Sized Albany: Playing obscure 80s jams.

Horror Business, The Fire Fight, Subhumanity at Pauly’s: Half price admission for Zombies!

BooMTOBER at Fuze Box: EDM.

SoDown, DMVU, Mentally Ill, Since julEYE at The Hollow: “Featuring live saxophone, Ehren takes the crowd on an intimate sensory adventure through space and time.”

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

Saturday October 12

Spooky Science at miSci: “Halloween-inspired hands-on activities, spook-tacular science demonstrations, dark-as-night planetarium shows, CLC Adventures, and more!”

Albany Architecture at Albany Visitors Center: Architecture tour!

Strawberry Snail Doughnut Pop-up at 3Fish Coffee: Donuts on a fall morning.

Higher Power, Combust, Crafter, Violent World at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

Haunted Cat, TINES, Architrave at The Low Beat: Punk/prog/new-wave.

Dream Theater at The Palace: Prog/metal.

Paranormal Investigation at Shaker Heritage Society: “investigators from Empire State Paranormal Society will guide participants through several historic Shaker buildings in the search for ghostly inhabitants.”

Martha Redbone at Massry Center for the Arts: American roots music.

Too Perfect For This World at Post: DJ Set with Matthew Wagner.

80s Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

New York State International Film Festival at The Linda: 40 short films, popcorn, wine, and more.

Josh Wolf at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday October 13

Cider Sunday at Samascott Orchards: Pick your own apples with Nine Pin popup.

Moonbow #3 at Shaker Heritage Society: Art/noise/poetry/music alongside projections.

Movie Night at Lakotas Farm: Movie, pizza, popcorn, and more.

Twon Wood, Dre, Dave Boyle, Grady Dixon at Pint Sized Albany: Comedy show.

Ceremony, Fine Grain, Neil Elefantis at Pauly’s: Grunge/shoegaze/post-punk/psych.

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 October 04

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

Strawberry Snail Doughnut’s First Friday Pop-up at 3Fish Coffee: Vegan donut pop-up.

Drink Albany at NYS Museum: Celebrating NY Craft beverages.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Food, beer, art, a talk about Albany Ale from a Beer Historian and more.

Whitewashed: the racism project at Opalka Gallery: ” an original documentary theater performance, based on Black history, current events, and the personal experiences of the cast.”

Zones, Joan Kelsey’s Silver Lining, Super Dark DJs at Pint Sized: Psych/disco/folk/etc.

Incubus at The Palace: “20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond”

Dark Blue Sea at Club Helsinki: “A cinematic dance experience set to live music by Dark Honey, Girl Blue and The Sea The Sea with stunning narratives by Chromoscope Pictures”.

Vogon Poetry, Wax Jaw, Brass Orchid at Pauly’s Hotel: Emo/noise rock/indie.

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

DJ Sawtooth at Fuze Box: Goth night!

“Museum” by Joe Gietl at Post: Film screening from local filmmaker.

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

Gratefully Yours at Parish Public House: Grateful Dead tribute.

Saturday October 05

AMG ROCKtoberfest at 15 Pleasant: Free, all ages music event benefitting the nonprofit Community Miracles in Action.

AIGA Creative Brew Conference at 150 State: “Half day conference for full time creatives”.

Kharma, Reserving Dirtnaps, Adrenaline at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday October 06

Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Dababy, Saweetie, Pop Smoke, PArdison Fontaine, TJ Porter, Johnny 2 Phones at TU Center : Hip-hop show.

Lake Street Dive at The Palace Theatre: With Madison Cunningham.

Richard Shindell at The Linda: An evening with.

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!