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It is All About The Music

Listen to WEXT on your phone!

We’ve just updated our iPhone App with some really great features, and it works on iPad, too!  Plus, a brand new Android App is here!!!

iTunes App

Want the iPhone app?  It’s FREE! Click the here.

Google Play

Want the Android app?  It’s FREE!  Click here.

US BOUND: Scarlette Fever

Scarlette Fever

Our friends at IMC introduce us to another amazing singer-songwriter – Scarlette Fever.

Have you met the Scarlette woman yet? Scarlette Fever, to be precise. A musician who was born to pour out her soul in music. Whether you’re already a fan or newly aware, it’s time to check out one gifted British artist in the songwriting form of her life.

Acclaimed in the UK media from the tabloid pop pages to the teen press, from Popjustice to a brace of prestigious appearances on the BBC Radio 2 playlist, Scarlette has been expanding her horizons since she was last on record. Her eclectic and infectious music, full of bold hooks and barefaced emotions, is all the better for it.

Scarlette is allowing us to give you a song for the next week.  Enjoy!

US BOUND: Kevin Pearce

Kevin Pearce

US BOUND artist, Kevin Pearce makes a return engagement with his new song “Dynamite.” Kevin has been a favorite around WEXT. Kevin is folk rock singer from Mistley, Essex in England.

His new song comes from an album of the same name, and is the basis of a comic book called “Dynamite” as well.  More information about Kevin, his music and the comic book can be found below the break.

Thanks to our friends at the IMC and Kevin, you get to listen and download for free for a limited time.

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Howlin' Brothers

Be a Howlin VIP Listener

Howlin' Brothers

Our pals Ian, Jared and Ben – also known at The Howlin Brothers, are headed our way. As they pass through town, they are going to stop by and play a rippin’ set of songs LIVE ON THE RADIO.  And in order to make this a truly memorable situation for both them, and the radio listeners, we thought let’s get a bunch of listeners together for this event.

So, we’d love you to join us as a VIP listener at the station for the Howlin Brothers’ Live Radio Hour on Monday, September 29th. Register to be a VIP and see the details for the event after the break.

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The Bruce Springsteen 100



Thanks to Matt Ryan of WMHT-TV’s New York Now for helping to compile this list of Bruce Springsteen songs.  We hope you enjoyed our celebration of The Boss’ 65th birthday.

Click here to get your own copy of the list.

Sean Rowe “Madman” CD Release Party


October 3, 2014

CAC Woodside
71 Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180

For more information, and to buy tickets, click here.

September In the City Art Fair

September In the City Art Fair

September In the City Art Fair

Free art show series, held 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday in September

The City of Albany presents the 2014 September in the City Art Fair series, September Wednesdays in Downtown Albany’s Tricentennial Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, September in the City features exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week. The September in the City Art Fair is sponsored by Albany Center Gallery and Exit 97.7.

Applications for September in the City artists and crafters are still being accepted. Visit www.albanyevents.org [direct link to application] or call 518.434.5416 for more information.

Keep reading for the music line-up for the September in the City Art Fair.

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Morning Post Ashley Sofia

The Morning Post: Ashley Sofia

Morning Post Ashley Sofia

Amazing Radio feature “The Morning Post” where Chris Wienk highlighted Ashley Sofia.

Our very own Chris Wienk introducing the UK Amazing Radio listeners to Local 518 Ashley Sofia.

FREE MUSIC: New Song by 7Horse

Ray LaMontagne at The Palace Theatre

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne
The Palace Theatre
wsg Belle Brigade

Sunday, November 9

Tickets go on sale August 15. More info at: The Palace Theatre.