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Listen to WEXT on your phone!

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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Saratoga Arts: An Evening with Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

An Evening with Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

Fabulous fretboard fireworks” from two genre-bending acoustic guitarists

7:30pm | Tuesday, April 22
The Arts Center | 320 Broadway
(sponsored in part by WEXT)

A limited number of tickets are available for $20 and can be purchased at  – www.saratoga-arts.org

With Julian Lage’s background in modern jazz and new music, and Chris Eldridge’s deep relationship with bluegrass as well as his being a member of the widely acclaimed band, Punch Brothers, this duo lives at the nexus of improvisation, spontaneous composition, and virtuosic refinement, all performed on their respective 1939 Martin guitars.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela Play The Egg

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Saturday, April 26
The Egg
7pm doors * 8pm show

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA
with special guest:
Bobby Long

Tickets on sale Friday, March 7 at 11am at all Ticketmaster locations, http://www.theegg.org and the Egg box office 473-1845

Keep reading to enter to win tickets, a spot at a special meet and greet and download the new song, “The Soundmaker,” for free!

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Peter Bradley Adams at The Linda

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Peter Bradley Adams
Friday
April 25 at 8p

Before embarking on his solo career in 2005, Peter Bradley Adams was a founding member of the critically acclaimed folk/pop duo eastmountainsouth.

Originally from Alabama, singer-songwriter Peter Bradley Adams studied music throughout college and earned a masters degree in composition. He went on to Los Angeles, making music for films and television, but didn’t fully embrace the songwriter within until pairing up with Kat Bode (formerly Maslich) to form the duo Eastmountainsouth.

Peters new solo album “The Mighty Storm”

Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams at The Egg!

Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams Band
Tuesday, June 17th

at The Egg

Tickets go on sale April 18th at The Egg’s website, and the Box Office.  Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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Stephen Langstaff

US BOUND: Stephen Langstaff

Stephen Langstaff

Meet Stephen Langstaff, a folk singer from Liverpool.  His new song “Domino” is captivating our hearts.  He and our friends at IMC are offering this song as a free download and for you to listen to below.

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Enjoy the video for the song and the song download after the break.

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JOIN US TO CELEBRATE ON THE BANKS OF THE BATTENKILL

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The Battenkill Runs Through It
Edition IV
Beach, Music & Food Festival

Saturday, May 31, 2014
1:00 – 6:00 PM
(Rain date Sunday June 1, 2014)
Greenwich Town Beach, Greenwich, New York

Battenkill Conservancy hosts the fourth edition of its signature beach & music festival on Saturday, May 31, 2014 kicking off the summer season on the banks of the Battenkill river at the Greenwich Town Beach, just north of the village on Route 29.

The Battenkill Runs Through It Beach & Music Festival features a great line up of the Capital region’s most popular local musicians including Bob Warren & Joy MacKenzie; a picnic plate heaping with offerings from top quality restaurant and food purveyors; family activities related to the River Watch Discovery Program; canoe and kayak rides, fly fishing demonstrations and water & beach contests. It all makes for a perfect community event for everyone who loves music, food and most importantly the river!

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Tulip Festival

2014 Tulip Festival

Tulip Festival

Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan and the City of Albany are thrilled to announce the full schedule of events planned for the 66th Annual Albany Tulip Festival.

The Tulip Festival is Albany’s signature spring event, featuring annual traditions rooted in the city’s rich Dutch heritage, nearly one hundred artisans selling their handmade crafts, a fine arts show, delicious food, the KidZone family fun destination, two stages of world-class live entertainment and, of course, more than 100,000 tulips in 150 different varieties! It all takes place in Washington Park, the historic, 81-acre “crown jewel” of the City.

As always, this event is free and open to the public.  Keep reading for our Local 518 AMP Stage lineup!

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Steve Martin at The Palace Theatre

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

Steve Martin at The Palace Theatre

Exit 97.7, WEXT along with Step Up Presents and SLP
is proud to present:

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

The Palace Theatre
June 20, 2014 | 8pm

For more details about the show, click here To hear KTG’s conversation with Steve about bluegrass, the banjo and more keep reading.

To get tickets and support WEXT’s eclectic mix of music and array of programs, click here.

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Sarah McLachlan at SPAC

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Sarah McLachlan

July 16th, 2014 | 8pm | SPAC
(tickets on sale March 15th at 10am)

TICKETS: $70.50, $60.50, $50.50, $40.50.

A SPECIAL PAVILION ONLY PERFORMANCE.

Tickets available online at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com or Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Sarah’s new album, “Shine On,” comes out in May.