Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 03

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

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

Chalk Wall Takeover at Pint Sized: Celebrating the first of many artists adorning the walls.

Normanskillers, Tart, Riot Porn, at Paulys: Rock/punk.

Balcony, Kory Alexander, MNNX, L∅SR at The Low Beat: R&B/pop.

Abyssal at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Saturday August 04

Black Arts and Cultural Fest at ESP: “updated take on a classic celebration of the traditions and cultural contributions of the black community through music, art, dance, and more.”

Prince Daddy, Kississippi, Jouska, Save Face at The Linda: Garage/punk/rock/surf/alt.

Francis Ellis at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up.

Free Cake 4 Every Creature, Told Slant, Guilt Mountain at BSP: Soft pop/punk/lo-fi.

Iron Gag, Malevich with Ghost Chant, Lame at Paulys Hotel: Metal.

The Hi-Risers, Kimono Dragons at The Hangar: 50s and 60s inspired rock and roll.

Che Guevara T-Shirt Album Release Show at Savoy: with Hill Haints, Eternal Crimes, Haunted Cat, Bunnies.

Sunday August 05

Andrea Pensado, Chris Strunk, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Matt Weston at Paulys: Free matinée show.

Pandemix, YBOD, OutOfSystemTransfer, Jagweed, N P K at Paulys: Punk/hardcore.

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 July 27

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

Coffee & Cream at SMCo.: : Ice cream floats & affogatos for all.

Dark Honey, Summer Legs, Viewpoints, Girl Blue at Chrome: Pop/indie/emo/alt/rock.

Long Con, Sun Flo’er, DB Cooper at Pauly’s: Grind/hardcore.

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

Saturday July 28

Dope Jams Open-Air Party in the Catskills: Fourth annual.

Polly Float at Post Contemporary Woodside: Dance party raising money for a worthy cause.

Mordwolf, GirthControl, 9VotesShort at The Low Beat: Rock/punk/metal.

Hungry Jack, LAD, Forest Park at Pauly’s: Metal/rock.

Throwback Dance Party at Fuze: Best of the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

Sunday July 29

Lame, But Pyrite, Your Brain on Drugs at The Low Beat: Punk/garage/hardcore.

The Thirds, Ignis, stillwaterspecs at Pauly’s: Indie/punk/folk.

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 July 20

Body Shine at Fuze Box: Dance music all night long. With DJs Tall A$$ Matt, Zach Blessing, DJ Billy Batts.

Henry’s Rifle at Paulys: Their last show. With Samm Bones.

John Woo’s Face/Off at Proctors: Presented by It Came From Schenectady.

Haley Moley, Zigtebra, Girl Blue at Savoy: Synth/rock/indie/pop.

Luau Block Party at Franklin Alley Social Club: Party in the alley with three surf rock bands.

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

Saturday July 21

NYS Tracking Turkeys at Pinebush Preserve: Understanding the wild turkey population.

The Summer-Time Artist Showcase at Fuze Box: Showcasing independent artists.

Summer UnderCover Show 4 at The Low Beat: Locals covering any band from outside of the USA.

Silent Disco Beach Party at The Church: Get your Hawaiian shirts ready.

Sunday July 22

Between Now and Forever at Paulys Hotel: Punk/rock/metal. With Subtleties, Voices in Vain, Hopeless Otis.

Girl Blue and Dark Honey Duo House Show: Ending their tour in style.

All weekend

Kevin Downey Jr at Comedy Works: Stand up comedy. Lots of dates and times to pick from.

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 July 13

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

Pop-Up Exhibit with Cara Hanley at 3Fish: Opening reception.

Patio Pop-Up with Berben + Wolff’s at Superior: Superior vegan eats in the back yard.

Miranda Sings at The Egg: Comedy.

Hush, Maggot Brain, Witchkiss, Sunrot at River St Pub: Metal show.

Esoteric Funk at Fuze Box: DJs and a performance by Front Business.

Saturday July 14

1st Anniversary Celebration at FOGS: Celebrating their first birthday. Tons of local favorites to enjoy while celebrating!

Coffee with Comrades at HRCH: Discussing the French Revolution on Bastille Day.

Frances Day 2018 at the Tang: A day of drop in activities, tours, performances and more.

Albany All Stars vs Roc City Roller Derby at Cap Center: Roller derby.

John Morgan at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up comedy.

Sankofa, The Legacy at Proctors: Celebrating the legacy of the African diaspora.

International Blues Challenge at The Linda: Competing for $1500 and a nomination to represent the Capital Region in Memphis.

Comrade Nixon, Nathan Kairis, My Prophecy at Paulys: Punk, drone, rock.

Seaspan, Machete, Drishti at Parish Public House: Prog, synth, rock.

Styles P, DJ iRoc, Cafe Ole’, Selli Paper & More at Putnam Place: Rap show.

Discosexual with Jacques Renault at Rocks: Disco, funk, house.

Sunday July 15

Screen Printing Workshop with Breakout Press Co. at FOGS: Drop in and print your very own bag.

Glen David Andrews at Lost & Found: Jazz on the patio.

Brandon Reilly, Travis Alexander, Jeff Lavender, Visitations at Pauly’s Hotel: Indie, pop, acoustic.

Beats by JB aka Dirty Moses at Savoy: Sunday night dance party.

John Morgan 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, 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 July 06

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

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

Max Dolcelli & Guests at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Stand up comedy. Two nights, two shows.

Saturday July 07

LADAMA at MASS MoCA: Pan-Latin music.

Delaware Avenue Street Fair & Community Yard Sale: Celebrating the neighborhood.

Shaker Craft Fair at Shaker Heritage Society: Local and regional artisans, activities, games, food, and more.

Waterford Steamboat Meet: Annual meeting of steamboats and their enthusiasts.

Figure, Mark the Beast, Kill Rex at River Street Pub: Dubstep/edm party.

DJ Scooter, DJ STARkey, Ryujin, DJ Dice, Rudy K, Chattter, at Fuze Box: House/techno edition.

Max Dolcelli & Guests at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Stand up comedy. Two nights, two shows.

Sunday July 08

Honey Cutt, Noods, Hate Club, Dendrons at Pauly’s Hotel: Indie.

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, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.