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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.

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Tangled Up In Dylan

Tangled Up In Dylan

Join us as we get “Tangled Up In Dylan,” starting October 17th.  We’ll be playing all kinds of great songs from Bob Dylan, and covers of his songs by a wide range of artists. Each hour, you’ll hear a great set of Bob’s songs. Keep reading for more info on our Tangled Up In Dylan week.

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Ian McLagan

Ian McLagan of Faces Plays at The Linda

Ian McLagan

Ian McLagan
The Linda
Monday, October 20 | 8 pm

Ian McLagan of Faces to perform at The Linda on Monday, October 20th at 8p.

Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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US BOUND: Corey Fox-Fardell

US BOUND: Corey Fox-Fardell

Corey Fox-Fardell

Corey Fox-Fardell started learning the guitar at the age of 9 and started writing his own songs at the age of 14.  Corey studied music for two years at The Brit School, winning the Sony ATV songwriting competition for “You Cannot Say.”

After leaving The Brit School in 2013, Corey has been gigging in and around the South East. A songwriting trip to Nashville in 2013, introduced Corey to co-writing which is something he’d love to pursue in the future.

Influences include Ben Howard, Jose Gonzalez, James Blake, Bon Iver, Pat Metheny and John Martyn to name a few.

 

Cuddle Magic

Cuddle Magic Play Universal Preservation Hall

Cuddle Magic

A Night with Cuddle Magic and Special Guests Toy Pianist Phyllis Chen and Author Rick Moody.

Universal Preservation Hall is pleased to announce the third performance in their first annual, LIVE Music Series.

OCTOBER 26th, 2014 AT 7:30pm
UNIVERSAL PRESERVATION HALL
25 WASHINGTON STREET | SARATOGA SPRINGS

Keep reading for more information, and your chance to win tickets.

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Ray LaMontagne at The Palace Theatre

Ray LaMontagne

WEXT PRESENTS
Ray LaMontagne
The Palace Theatre
wsg Belle Brigade

Sunday, November 9

Tickets on sale now. More info at: The Palace Theatre.

First Night Saratoga 2015

First Night Saratoga 2015

First Night Saratoga 2015

 

On the WEXT Stage a great line up of Local 518 talent thanks to JetPackPromotions.

11PM – Nat Osborn Band
10PM – The Orange
9PM – Bear Grass
8PM – Great Mutations
7PM – Beaked Whale
6PM – Olivia Quillio

We’re also helping present Indie Fest, featuring up-and-coming local bands Rebel Darling (roots and blues), Party Boat (surf pop) and Gusto (pop-punk)

More information about First Night Saratoga 2015 is at the Saratoga Arts website. To get your buttons, go straight to here.

Rockapella at Proctors

Rockapella Takes Over Proctors

Rockapella at Proctors

October 30th at Proctors Theatre

Rockapella has provided a funky, powerful soundtrack to several generations of vocal music fans, and managed to keep it all fresh along the way. With buckets of catchy original songs, and contemporary revisions of Motown, pop, and soul classics, this group has always been the one to watch.

Often imitated, never duplicated – Rockapella! For more information, visit Proctors’ website. Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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Proctors Craft Fest

Proctors Fine Crafts Festival

Proctors Craft Fest

October 25 to 26 at Proctors

Now in its sixth year, Proctors Fine Craft Festival is adding an “& MORE!“ because it’s going to be better than ever. It features dozens of juried artists with their unique creations in wood, metal, fiber, glass, leather and paper. Come out for the best in regional artisan foods, live music and local small-batch spirit tastings.

A perfect kick-off for your holiday shopping. And…who deserves a beautiful handcrafted gift more than you!! For more information, visit Proctors’ website. Keep reading to enter to win passes.

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Primus & The Chocolate Factory

WEXT Welcomes Primus to The Palace Theatre

Primus

Friday, October 24 2014
7:00 PM Door | 8:00 PM Show

The Palace Theater 19 Clinton Ave
Albany, NY 12207

Tommy the Cat.” “John the Fisherman.” “Jerry Was A Race Car Driver.” “My Name is Mud.” “Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver.” Yessiree, Primus is responsible for some of the most cutting edge and original rock music of the 1990′s. And now, the definitive Primus line-up – singer/bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander – is back together and planning on getting the worldwide masses bobbing up and down in unison once more.