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A Few Weekend Things

It's summer, kids! Welcome to your roundup of events happening this weekend in the city of Albany. 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. *Asterisks* indicate an Albablog-recommended event. Happy weekend!

Music and Dancing


- Summer Soul Series Week 3 at Henry Johnson Park, 6:00

- EcecNY Charity Show hosted by Makes My Blood Dance at Parish Public House, 7:30

- Harry Connick, Jr. at The Egg, 8:00

- Wet Specimens / Tortured Skull / Moribund / Bloodx3 at Pauly's Hotel, 8:00

- Lochh Collective Presents: 5Footer & Joe Chaos' B-Day Party at The Low Beat, 8:00

- The Wheel (Grateful Dead Tribute) at Skyloft, 8:00

- Tyler Giroux Live at Speakeasy 518, 9:00

- Fresh Squeeze Fridays at City Beer Hall, 11:00


- Wildcat O’Halloran Band at Pauly's Hotel. 2:00

- Andrew Alling Beyond A Clique at The Savoy, 6:00

- Big Fang & Dr. Martino + NXNES, NPK, & EBTLY at Rat Den, 7:00

- STICK MEN featuring Tony Levin, Markus Reuter and Pat Mastelotto at The Linda, 8:00

- 2nd Annual Groove Garden Fundraiser at Lost and F0und, 8:00

- 80s Night at Fuze Box, 8:00 - 4:00 AM

- The Overlooked and Under Appreciated! at The Low Beat, 8:00

- Forever Autumn, Sisterhood of Sleep, Turf “n” Turf at Pauly's Hotel, 8:00

- Back in Black (AC/DC Tribute) at Skyloft, 8:00

- Witty Tarbox / Hilltop Band at Parish Public House, 9:00

- Joe Barna Live at Speakeasy 518, 9:00

- 90s House Party! at City Beer Hall, 11:00


- Joyce Manor / Saves The Day at Skyloft, 7:30

- Green Piece / Sorry / Pencildive at Pauly's Hotel, 8:00

- Man Mountain / Trench / Lastdayshining at The Low Beat, 8:00

- Son Of A Gun / Stimpy’s Revenge / Safety Meeting at Parish Public House, 8:00

Other Stuff

Limited Time Only

- Confetti Stage Brings Much Ado About Nothing to the Ten Broeck Gardens!

- Full Monty at Capitol Rep (last weekend to catch this show!)

- Disney's Newsies at Park Playhouse


- USS Slater tours

- Dutch Apple Cruises

- Historic Downtown Albany Food Tours

- Ten Broeck Mansion Tours

- Albany Distilling Tours

- Capitol Building Tours

- Education Building Tours

- Schuyler Mansion Tours


- Washington Park Farmer's Market, 10:00 - 2:00

- Arbor Hill / West Hill Block Party! at APL Henry Johnson Blvd, 1:00

- The Sleeping Beauty – Ajkun Ballet Theatre at The Egg, 7:30


- Arenabowl at the TU Center, 8:00

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