There’s more good stuff going on this weekend than you can even think about seeing.
Flip a coin.
Just get out of the house and do something.
It’ll be snowing soon, ya know…
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15
Third Thursday arts walk @ Pittsfield, Mass. (FREE)
The Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile @ The Egg, Albany
The Tragically Hip @ The Egg, Albany
The Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey @ Red Square, Albany
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
Art Night Schenectady @ various locations, Schenectady (FREE)
Alta Mira with Matt Durfee, Ethan Waltman @ Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
Open house @ Remsen Street Studios, Cohoes (FREE)
Artists talk with Martin Puryear @ Kleinert James Arts Center, Woodstock (FREE)
Fear of Flying @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy
Capital Region’s Got Talent finals @ Revolution Hall, Troy (FREE)
Steve Earle with Allison Moorer @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Hanson with Hellogoodbye, Steel Train, Sherwood @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Street Corner Holler @ The Jonesville Store, Clifton Park
The Frank Vignola Trio @ Crowne Plaza Hotel, Pittsfield, Mass.
Empire State Troopers, Sonorous Gale, Black Pyramid, Complicated Shirt @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
American Babies with Hot Day at the Zoo, the Basement Band @ Red Square, Albany
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Hudson Arts Walk @ various locations, Hudson (also Sunday) (FREE)
Discard Avant Garb @ Grand Street Community Arts Center, Albany
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz‘s “A La Carte: In a Fool’s Kitchen” @ the Steamer 10 Theatre, Albany
Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra with Evelyn Glennie @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
World Music Extravaganza with Evan Randall, Bleeding Hearts Belly Dance Co., Mamalama, Bella’s Bartok, more @ Savoia Lounge, Hudson
Albany All Stars Roller Derby @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany
The Ashley Pond Band @ Peint o Gwrw, Chatham
The Greencards @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Mike Gent & the Rapid Shave with the Estate Sale @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Murali Coryell CD release party @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
Trampled by Turtles @ the Ale House, Troy
Dr. Dog with Winterpills @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.
Asylum Street Spankers @ The Linda, Albany
Airborne Toxic Event with the Henry Clay People, Red Cortez @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
The Bernstein Bard Trio with Harmonious Wail @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Dave Brubeck Quartet @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
Loudon Wainwright III and Richard Thompson @ The Egg, Albany
“Woodstock: Now and Then” film with Michael Lang @ The Linda, Albany
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz‘s “Amazing Gnip Gnop Circus” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Silversun Pickups with Cage the Elephant, An Horse @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
A String of Pearls @ The Stockade Inn, Schenectady
Red Haired Strangers CD release party @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Keith Pray Trio @ Quintessence, Albany (FREE)