With Columbus Day on Monday, that means that lots of folks have a three-day weekend ahead of ’em – YEAH! And it also means that there are more – much more – than the usual number of cool things going on all around Nippertown this weekend.
Here are some of our suggestions:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8
“Art Saves Animals” reception and auction @ The Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ The Egg, Albany
“Capital Region’s Got Talent” semi-finals @ Revolution Hall, Troy (FREE)
Capital Region Textile Artists opening exhibit reception @ The Chapel + Cultural Center, Troy (FREE)
The Wood Brothers @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
AFI with Gallows @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
Hudson Artswalk @ various locations, Hudson (FREE) (thru Monday)
Flux Music & Art Event @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany (thru Sunday)
The Tierney Sutton Band @ A Place For Jazz at the Whisperdome, Schenectady
Terry Riley @ Bard College’s Fischer Center, Annandale-On-Hudson (also Saturday)
The Last Conspirators with Cinema Cinema @ Savannah’s, Albany
Fairview Avenue @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
Ramblin Jug Stompers @ the Kirkland Arts Center, Clinton
Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned with the Woes, John Brodeur @ Red Square, Albany
Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses with Jonny Burke @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
“Ian Anderson Plays the Acoustic Jethro Tull” @ Proctors, Schenectady
The Lee Shaw Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady (FREE)
David Cook @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Gary U.S. Bonds @ Revolution Hall, Troy (early show)
Kid Koala with back from japan, DJ Brad Lee @ Revolution Hall, Troy (late show)
The Nate Wilson Group with the Deal @ the Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs
Yukari Roja with Jackson Emmer, Trevor Wilson @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson
Peppino D’Agostino with Dan LaVoie @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10
Sirsy with the Chad Hollister Band, Gracie’s Paris, Fo’Castle @ Revolution Hall, Troy
Rensselaer Land Trust Oktoberfest with Hair of the Dog, Flood Road, more @ Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy (FREE)
The Barefoot Boys @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park
Spider Saloff @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
The Sanctuary Arts and Music Festival with Joy Askew, Erin Hobson @ Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Saugerties
Richie Havens with Meg Hutchinson @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
“Golden Oldies Spectacular” with Bobby Vee, Bobby Rydell, Sonny Turner, the Chiffons, more @ Proctors, Schenectady
R. Kelly @ the Palace Theatre, Albany
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11
“Tribute to Lena Spencer” with Addie & Olin-Unleashed!, Camille West, Frank Orsini & Peter Davis, Terri Huxtable & Liz Hood, Linda Schrade & David Kiphuth, Greg Clark and George Ward @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Justin’s, Albany
“The Johnny Cash Experience” featuring David Stone @ The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Mason Jennings with Anni Rossi @ Revolution Hall, Troy
Yonder Mountain String Band with Danny Barnes @ Pearl Street, Northampton, Mass.
the Asylum Street Spankers are playing at The Linda on Saturday Oct 17.
Not the 10th.
Thanks for the eagle-eye edit, HoJo. Yeah, we were jumpin’ ahead of ourselves. Asylum Street Spankers are at the Iron Horse this Saturday, but they’ll be at The Linda on Saturday, October 17 in support of their new album, “God’s Favorite Band.”
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