Quality Inn Central
1632 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 456-8811
Fax: (518) 456-0811
A typical, albeit a little shady, nightclub, Bogie’s is where you can find drinks and music come together to make for a good night out. The club plays host to musicians from all across the country, thus being a popular music venue in the city. Although, the crowd can get a little rough after many drinks have been had, so beware. Call for more details.
This LGBT club located right across the street from Washington Park is known for its drag shows and theme nights. To start off the week, Mondays provide karaoke, the middle of the week has the popular 'Wacky Weds Drag Show' and two dance floors on Friday nights keep the place packed with people. Other nights vary in entertainment depending on schedule, including live music and DJs spinning.
One of the most popular gay bars in the city, ROCKS welcomes all, with great drinks and entertaining events on offer. Each day of the week, there is something lined up for your pleasure, from drag shows, to karaoke nights, and special events, so you can party your way into the wee hours of the morning. Do contact the venue for more information on upcoming events and other details.
The Low Beat is the regeneration of the beloved bar Valentine's that moved over from New Scotland Avenue after so many years. Nonetheless, the new incarnation is still under the knowledgeable people who ran the last spot, so guests won't be disappointed. Indie rock is the primary source of sound in this small venue, however on occasions, live hip-hop and DJ sets take the stage. The Low Beat also serves simple pub grub like burgers and fries, and the beer list is extensive, it consists of a dizzying array of micro-brews.
Fuze Box is located on Central Avenue in what used to be a old-fashioned hamburger joint that was built during the 1930s. The club maintains the vintage charm with chrome fixtures, a bar at the original lunch counter and plush, red sparkly booths. Definitely a one-of-a-kind find, the music here features tons of live local acts as well as some more established ones.
LGBT crowds consistently rate Oh Bar as one of the best bars in the city and county of Albany. Inside, the friendly barkeeps and staff are always in lively good spirits, and although its primarily a gay club, there is a mix of people. The bar stocks a full panoply of liquor and jukebox keeps everyone entertained. It's location on Lark Street also makes it easy to find for most people who undoubtedly come to this area to revel in the nightlife.
So, it is Saturday night, and you and your friends decide to head out for a fun night, but you cannot reach a consensus on the kind of place you want to head to. Some of you want to head to a live music bar, while others want to dance the night away in a club. What do you do in such a situation? Well, you head to Jillian's of Albany. A complete entertainment experience awaits you here; a bar, a nightclub, and concert space all rolled into one. Spread over three floors, Jillian's of Albany is packed with the promise of a memorable night out. See the website or call to know more.
The deep red colored lights of this club will grab your attention. Comfortable yet lively ambiance of Red Square will simply not make you want to leave this place. A great music venue to relax and lounge, Red Square offers live music and is privy to several bands every week. Some of the bands playing at this venue include Eclectic Method, The Nightmare River Band, The Have Nots and the Future Rock. A great place to hold private parties, this club undoubtedly attracts the city's hip and young crowd.
Upstate Concert Hall (formerly Northern Lights) is synonymous with music in the bustling city of Clifton Park. This upscale nightclub features concerts and live musicals on a daily basis. What sets the club apart, are the vivacious performances that hit the stage. Here, you would find established and upcoming bands entertaining the audiences with various genres of music. In short, there is no limit to your enjoyment when at Clifton Park. Browse through the website and check-out the calender comprising interesting events and theme parties.
Enjoy the night in style at the Vapor Nightclub at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway. This thriving nightclub and concert venue not only offers some of the best night-time entertainment the city has to offer, it is also a great place to spend an unforgettable night with friends, surrounded by the city's young and beautiful. Book a VIP lounge for yourself and your buddies, and prepare to be pampered as you sit back and observe the scene. With an event schedule that is packed with performances by some of the hottest Djs and bands in town, a night at Vapor prmises to be one you will not soon forget.