Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 27

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

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party. Begins after the following:

18th Annual Ghost of Hardcore Past at Fuze Box: Annual holiday cover show.

Hartley’s Holidays at The Hollow: Funk/soul.

Saturday December 28

Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: Two nights or Grateful Dead tributes.

2020 New Year Showcase at Skyloft: Hip-hop. Featuring tons of local talent.

Gratefully Yours at Pearl St Pub: DSO after party.

The Deadbeats at Parish Public House: DSO after party.

Sunday December 29

Two Toasted Video Premiere at Fuze Box: Skate video premiere. With Smittix.

Atticus Finch, Honey Slider, Nine Votes Short at Savoy: Pop/rock/alt/folk/punk.

Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: Two nights or Grateful Dead tributes.

All weekend

Chris Porter 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 December 20

Winter Funkin Friday at Savoy: : Funk, soul & breaks with DJ Trumastr. Dance out your winter blues!

Makin Metal Benefit at Fuze Box: Metal show. For Henry and Sean McFerran, proceeds to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.

Holiday Sip & Shop at Fort Orange General Store: Get your last minute shopping done with a drink in hand.

Strawberry Snail and Vinylmania at Pint Sized Albany: Vegan donut pop up, vinyl dance party.

Soul Nite at Lost & Found: Big ol’ funk / soul band.

Saturday December 21

Body Shine at Fuze Box: The Rare Saturday Body Shine!

Pony in the Pancake Can’t Believe It Holiday Blowout at The Low Beat: With Haley Moley, Mystery Girl, BattleaXXX, Steve Hammond, Onlyness, Thinner Friends, Jay and the Dream Waves, Los Espejos, and Electric Turtle.

Glass Pony, Blind Crow and Matt Durfee and the Rattling Baddlies: Annual Guthrie/Bell Productions Christmas Party at the Hollow. Free beer from 8-9.

Colin Quinn: Wrong Side of History Live at The Egg: Stand-up comedy.

Sophia Subbayya Vastek and Sam Torres at The Linda: Saxophone and piano.

A Tribute To The Doors at Lost & Found: Paying homage to one of rock and rolls most influential bands.

An Emo Night-mare Before Christmas at Savoy: Tim Burton themed Emo Night. Twizz it up.

Sunday December 22

Winter White-out MTG Snow Tournament at Flights of Fantasy: Get your decks ready.

Holiday Cheer & Charity at Savoy: All proceeds benefit The Red Bookshelf and Park Playhouse.

All weekend

Carly Aquilino 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 December 13

Forts Ferry Farm Holiday Pop-Up Market at Little Pecks: Holiday shopping and a lot more at the Clark Hospitality compound!

Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: Holiday shopping at Albany’s great gift store.

Seaspan at Parish Public House: Album release show. With The Frozen Heads and Greasefire.

End of Year Party at Youth FX: Celebrating this year’s accomplishments and looking toward the future.

Glass Pony & Hilltop at The Low Beat: Rock/funk/bluegrass.

Gary Owen at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Haley Moley, Pony in the Pancake at Unihog: Synth/psych/pop in Hoosick Falls.

New Feeling at Pint Sized Albany: Obscure 80s Nite with Hans.

Koogler at Savoy Taproom: Alternative. Free show.

Saturday December 14

Santa Speedo Sprint 14 on Lark St: The winter tradition! Proceeds benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center.

LEGO Day at miSci: With master builder Ian Coffey.

Consider the Source with Swimmer at The Hollow: Fusion/jam.

The Big Idea at McGeary’s: R&B, blues, jazz, and more.

After Hours Dance Party with Matthew Wagner at Post: Little late nite dance party.

Back To The Vinyl at Lost and Found: EDM party. No cover.

90s House Party with DJ Trumastr at City Beer Hall: 90s night with Albany’s favorite DJ.

Gary Owen at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday December 15

Jazzy Holiday Affair at African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region: Annual holiday party.

Seeyouspacecowboy, Escuela, Torn Out, Kid Vicious At Fuze Box: Metalcore/grindcore/hardcore. Profits from this show are being donated to the National Center For Transgender Equality.

Defend the Pine Bush Benefit at The Low Beat: With Chief, Eternal Crimes, Thinner Friends.

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 December 06

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

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Ice Rink Opening Day at Empire State Plaza: Opening day!

ACG Members’ Show at Albany Center Gallery: Opening reception and award ceremony.

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

Strawberry Snail Doughnut Pop-Up at 3Fish: Vegan donut pop-up!

Gifted: Holiday Market at Albany Barn: Live music, holiday gifts, drinks, and treats.

Brad Hester & Matt Richards from Annie in the Water at City Beer Hall: Jam/funk/fusion.

Pinball Wizard Challenge at Excelsior: Good at pinball? Prove it!

White Devil + 666 & Ryan Flynn at Pint Sized Albany: A Super Dark First Friday.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Exhumanity Presents: M C M X C I X at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul nite.

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

Saturday December 07

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

10th Annual Holiday Toys N’ Noise at Lost & Found: Holiday fundraiser for Center For Disability Services’ Langan School. With Mirk, Victory Soul Orchestra, and School Of Rock House Band.

Society High, Frozen Heads, Brother T, Eric Lewis at The Low Beat: Rock & roll.

Darlingside at The Egg: Folk-pop.

The Joy Formidable at The Hollow: Alt-rock.

El Modernist, Waitress & Lily at Savoy: Indie-rock. Free show.

Fuzionz : Winter Wonderland at Fuze Box: EDM night.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday December 08

Taste NY Holiday Market at NYS Museum: Celebrating NYS food and beverages.

NYS Holiday Tree Lighting at Empire State Plaza: Tree lighting and fireworks.

Merry-oke at Lost & Found!: Holiday karaoke.

Sunday Comedy Showcase at Pint Sized Albany: Featuring AJ Amigo, Matt Hart, Padrick Smith, Marcus Meehan & Dan Frank.

Kerwin Claiborne at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

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 November 29

Friendsgiving at Nine Pin: Escape the Black Friday madness and chill out at Nine Pin.

Open Mic Night at Albany Pride Center: No pressure, no theme.

Coal Palace King at The Low Beat: The annual Black Friday tradition.

Headbang:Revival at Fuze Box: Rave with 9 DJs, live painters, and a handful of vendors.

Timbre Coup at The Hollow: Prog rock.

Jadakiss, Lola Brooke at Skyloft: Rap show. With lots of local support.

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

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

Saturday November 30

Small Business Saturday: Patronize your favorite locally owned businesses and get some holiday shopping out of the way!

Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Albany: $300 worth of gift certificats up for grabs.

Gel, Human Ignorance, Wet Specimens, Scavengers at Fuze Box: Hardcore/metal show.

David Bowie Spectacular at The Linda: 5 band performing classic Bowie tunes.

The Magdalens at McGeary’s: Alt rock/folk rock band.

Vintage Trouble at The Hollow: R&B band.

Lil Skies at Skyloft: Rap show.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Local legend.

Brother Hemlock With Leo D’Juan at The Low Beat: Soul/funk/R&B.

Sunday December 01

Great Train Extravaganza at Empire State Plaza Convention Center: Model train show.

All weekend

Mike Winfield 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.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!