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A Few Weekend Things

Here are a few things you might want to do this weekend. The exciting twist: for my own sanity in terms of organizing a truly overwhelming amount of info (and also because of my unhealthily intense level of devotion to hyper-local boosterism) this blog focuses on stuff going on in Albany proper. Thanks to,, and all of the folks out there who actually bother posting their events on their websites. Posting of events depends on my whims: recurring events may or may not be posted depending on how much other stuff is going on. Anything already sold out by noon on Friday won't be posted. Items in bold are taking place over multiple days or locations. Happy weekend!



- Thor Jensen at The Savoy Taproom, 6:00

- Happy Hour with Leah Woods at The Low Beat, 6:00

- End of Winter Beach Party at The Low Beat, 8:00

- The Nth Power w/s/g the Age at The Hollow, 8:00

- The Mopar Cams at Pauly's Hotel, 8:30

- Rainbow Full Of Sound at Parish Public House, 9:00

- Exhumanity Presents: The Fool's Journey at Fuze Box, 9:00


- Son of a Gun / EMP & The Aftermath at The Low Beat, 6:00

- Good Fiction / Front Biz / Hasty Page at Parish Public House, 8:00

- Say What You Will, Semi Pro, Lame, Benchmark at Pauly's Hotel, 8:30

- Music Matters (Independent Artist Showcase) at Fuze Box, 9:00

- Blood Blood Blood / Pink Nois / 1983 / Madeline Darby at The Low Beat, 9:00

- Love Port / Tien (and a short film premiere) at Savoy Taproom, 10:00


- The War Hawks, Textbook Riot, Dylan Bressler at Pauly's Hotel, 7:30

Other Stuff

Lark Street Restaurant Week

First Friday

Shakespeare in Love at Capital Rep

Game of Thrones Brunch at City Beer Hall


- Museum After Dark (MAD) Tour: Facts and Folly at the Albany Institute, 6:00

- The Chair Show at Nine Pin, 6:00

- Illustration & the Word Opening Reception at Albany Barn, 6:00

- Major American Novelist T.C. Boyle and Memoirist Mark Berger: Making Sense of the Sixties at Page Hall at UAlbany, 7:30

- St. Catherine's Center for Children's Kickin' It for the Kids at Graney's Stout, 7:30

- Paul Reiser at The Egg, 8:00


- Dr. Jeremy Begbie: Classical Music Performance and Lecture at Cathedral of All Saints, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

- Pine Hills Cleanup at 316 Partridge Street, 12:30

- Cradle of the Union: Albany History Uncovered at NYS Library, 1:00

- Harlem Triksterz Basketball Comedy Stunts at APL Washington Ave Branch, 1:00

- UAlbany Women's Lacrosse vs. New Hampshire Wildcats at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, 1:00

- Jamestown Jackals vs Albany Patroons at The Armory, 7:00

- ADCo 3rd Annual Cocktail Competition Finals at ADCo, 7:00

- Luann de Lesseps: Countess and Friends at The Egg, 7:30


- Black Girls Do Bike Capital Region NY Informational Social at APL Washington Ave, 2:30

- The Rainbow Fish at The Egg, 3:00

- New York Court Kings vs Albany Patroons at The Armory, 3:00

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We're in the middle of a pandemic, but even COVID-19 isn't enough to prevent true Albanians from getting out and doing stuff in fall. Welcome to your roundup of events happening this weekend in the ci

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