Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 30

Feel Me: A Sensory Show at Collar Works: ” a sensory show curated by Kelsey Renko featuring immersive works by Nicole Bull, Courtney Dudley, Becca Van K, Juyon Lee, Ana Loor, Lil’ Debs Oasis, Goldie Poblador, Adam Tinkle, and Yesfolk Tonics.”

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

In Cold Blood, Fixation, Scavengers at Fuze Box: Hardcore/dbeat.

End of Summer Alley Party at FASC: Featuring music from The Age and Carl Daniels.

Stimmerman, Tiny Gun, Candy Ambulance at ADCO: Prog/noise/punk.

Sheer Mag with Tweens and The Abyssmals at BSP: Punk/rock/psych/blues.

Smittix, Paradox Saints, Sinkcharmer, Heart Tattoo at Savoy: Ska/psych/postpunk.

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

Saturday August 31

Flying Lotus 3D at MASS MoCA: Flying Lotus with 3d glasses and a video wall. Don’t sleep on this!

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Only 4 more weeks of Market after this one!

Iron Chic, Postage, Mystery Girl, Radar at Pauly’s: Punk/pop/rock.

Phantogram, Munya at Upstate Concert Hall: Local legends.

No Standing! Only Dancing! End Of Summer Bash at Putnam Place: Dance the summer away.

90s Night with DJ Trumastr at City Beer Hall: Dance party with guest DJ Truemastr.

Sunday September 01

Anna Nalick at Skyloft: Alt/pop.

Service Industry Night at Nighthawks: Sunday night specials.

All weekend

Dusty Slay at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.


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 23

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

Side B, Heart Tattoo, and Grape Juice at The Low Beat: Indie rock.

Aries Spears at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Felix Pastorius & Hipster Assassins at the Egg Performing Arts Center: Jaco Pastorius’ son. Jazz.

Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA: Vocal ensemble.

Neighborhoood & Electric Turtle at The Low Beat: Americana/folk.

Valley Gals, Strange Fate, Postage at Pauly’s: Punk.

Catharsis 2: Electric Bluegaloo at The Hangar: Dance party.

C.K. & The Rising Tide, Honey Slider, The Old Main & Josh Taerk at Savoy: Alt/folk/pop.

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

Saturday August 24

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Albany’s newest farmer’s market.

Blackout Creative Arts Festival at Jennings Landing: Vendors, music, games, performances and more.

Hidden Colors 5 at Youth FX: Latest documentary by Tariq Nasheed.

Jules Olson, Belle-Skinner, Honey Slider at Parish Public House: Jazz/soul/pop.

Surfer Blood, Nightmares For A Week, Marlboro at BSP Kingston: Surf rock/indie/pop.

Cha Wa at MASS MoCA: Funk.

Rubella Ballet, Wisteria, Dirt Devil, Eternal Crimes at Pauly’s: Rock/punk.

In-TV and Old Fox at The Low Beat: Indie.

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Featuring Adrienne Iapalucci.

90s Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.

Scorpia at Lost & Found: Underground dance music.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday August 25

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at Skyloft: OGs.

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 16

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Vinyl only house and disco dance party.

Albany Sunset Cruise at Dutch Apple: Narrated scenic trip.

Vince Palmeri, Katie Louise, Kyla Silk at The Hollow: Pop/singer-songwriter/R&B.

ETLY, Che Guevara T-Shirt, Onesie, Safety Meeting at Pauly’s: Punk/pop/surf.

80’s Alley Night at Franklin Alley: Party outside in the Alley with DJ Trumastr.

Between Now And Forever, Keep Up, The Wildcard, For Those Who Doubt at The Low Beat: Rock/pop/alternative/metalcore.

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

Saturday August 17

Washington Park Farmer’s Market: The newest market in town.

Albany All Stars vs. Dolls of Destruction at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby.

Nimesh Patel at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Jupiter & Okwess at MASS MoCA: “mixes traditional Congolese rhythms with Western rock and pop styles to create “vigorous, inventive variations on funk””

Glass Pony & Caribbean Sun Band at Parish Public House: Psych/reggae/swing.

C.K. & The Rising Tide at Lost & Found: Alt country/folk rock. With Julia Alsarraf.

Smells Like Nirvana at Skyloft: Nirvana tribute band.

Society High, Girth Control, Savage Randys, Lame, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch at The Low Beat: Rock/punk/reggae/ska.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday August 18

The Albany Plant Swap at Dead Presidents Lounge: Trade some cuttings or potted plants!

Stone Soup at Nine Pin: Part of their live music series.

Glass Pony & Deltaphonic at The Low Beat: Psych/rock.

Nine Layers Deep, Raziel’s Tree, Subhumanity at Pauly’s: Metal/sludge/hardcore.

All weekend

Mike Epps at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

and a few evergreen things to do

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 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.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!