Quality events for this weekend

Friday June 08

Esoteric Funk at Fuze Box: A night dedicated to unique sounds, vibes, and performances.

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

Saturday June 09

Art on Lark: Lark St turned into an art fair.

Kendrick Lamar at SPAC: With Schoolboy Q, SZA, Jay Rock, Ab-soul, Isaiah Rashad, SiR, Lance Skiiwalker and Zacari.

The Parlor, Another Michael, Charlie from Hovvdy, Blue Ranger at The Hollow: Record release show.

(FREAK) Flag Day at Basilica: Freakier counterpart to traditional flag day celebrations.

Jaye McBride at The Comedy Works: Filming for a special! Two shows.

Sunday June 10

Capital PRIDE Parade & Festival: Parade kicks off at noon.

Stick It To Child Homelessness Stickball Tournament in Troy: Food, music, and stickball, all for a good cause.

All weekend

Disc Jam Music Festival in Stephentown: Jam/electronic/funk/etc music festival.

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 June 01

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

The Sea The Sea at The Hollow: Album release show, with Onlyness.

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

Saturday June 02

Albany VegFest at PCC: Celebrating 10 years.

40th Freihofer’s Run for Women 5k in Albany: Annual tradition.

Improv Jam at The Low Beat: Short form improv games.

miSci After Dark: An event for adults, featuringBrains and Games, a look into the brain.

Sunday June 03

Albany Comic Con at Red Lion Hotel: Comics and collectables.

All weekend

Cambridge Balloon Festival: 18th annual! Two launches.

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 May 25

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Beginning of summer bash with two live performances.

Kevin Hart at SPAC: Stand up comedy.

Primus, Mastodon at Glens Falls Arena: Metal.

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

Brockhampton at Upstate Concert Hall: Sold out.

Engine Summer, Ignis, Bare Mattress at Pauly’s: Indie/darkwave/post-punk.

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

Gene Harding & Guests at Comedy Works: Stand up comedy. Early and late shows.

Saturday May 26

Parallel, Regrown, Subtleties, Home Seeker at Pauly’s Hotel: Alternative/indie/emo/pop.

Hammerfall at Upstate Concert Hall: With Flotsam and Jetsam.

Gene Harding & Guests at Comedy Works: Stand up comedy. Early and late shows.

Chris Laker at Proctors: Part of the Pretty Much The Best Comedy Show series.

Sunday May 27

Apocalyptica at The Egg: Orchestral metal.

All weekend

Sawyer Fredricks at Cafe Lena: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday shows. All sold out.

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 May 18

Bodyshine Vol. 25 at Fuze: Proper all night dance party.

SANDY Alex G, Trace Mountains, Decent at BSP Kingston: Sold out.

Silent Disco Glow Party at The Church: Choose your groove.

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

The Figgs at The Low Beat: Local legends.

Nick Swardson at The Egg: Stand up comedy.

Saturday May 19

Saratoga Brewfest: Lots of beers from lots of breweries.

Albany Symphony at The Palace: Celebrating George Gershwin.

Hudson Valley Hops at Albany Institute of History and Art: A fundraiser celebrating local breweries including an exhibition of local brewing history.

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 11

Ariah &, Hate Club, Odd Cadre at The Low Beat: 100% of the door going towards Habitat’s Women Build program.

Salem Wolves, Brian Conway, Azariah Moses at Pauly’s: Folk/psych rock.

LSDXOXO, Rambow, Malcolmism, Forrest at Bard: A proper dance party send off for the end of the semester.

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

The Bouncing Souls at Upstate Concert Hall: Punk it up. With Iron Reagan and Crazy & The Brains.

Brad Trackman & John Moses at The Comedy Works: Stand up. Early/late show.

Saturday May 12

Tulip Fest: The annual celebration.

Troy Bike Rescue Bikefest in Troy: 8th annual, celebrating all things bicycles.

Bullet For My Valentine at Upstate Concert Hall: With Trivium and Toothgrinder.

Male Patternsm Doxx, Radiation Risks, Dirt Church, Ybod at Pauly’s: Record release show.

Josh Ritter at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Acoustic show.

Weakened Friends, Haunt Club, Hubris Djinn, Cross Paths: Indie/emo/alternative/rock.

Berben and Wolff’s Two Year Anniversary Party at Savoy: Celebrating their second year on Lark Street.

Brad Trackman & John Moses at The Comedy Works: Stand up. Early/late show.

Sunday May 13

Tulip Fest: The annual celebration.

All weekend

Basilica Farm & Flea: Local, vintage, and handmade market.

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.