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US BOUND: As Tall As Trees

As Tall As Trees

From the ashes of LA Music Award nominee’s ‘Heavens Heathens’ and North London stalwarts ‘Rev78′ come new band AS TALL AS TREES… a big man with a big voice, lead singer Dharshika Ariyadasa can go as low as Tom Waits to as high as Antony Hegarty.  For more information, visit their website.

Keep reading to listen to and download the US BOUND song of the week.

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Bob Dylan

The Bob Dylan 100

Bob Dylan

You helped us pick the 100 Best Bob Dylan Songs! On October 24th, 2014, we celebrated the end of our “Tangled Up In Dylan” fund raiser with The Bob Dylan 100! Thanks for your help in creating the original list.

Click here to download the PDF of the Bob Dylan 100.

It’s not too late to make your contribution. Thank you!



Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby at The Troy Music Hall

Bruce Hornsby

WEXT Welcomes Bruce Hornsby to the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

11.1.14 @ 8:00PM
An Evening with Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby’s new live double album “Solo Concerts”, is included with the purchase of each ticket! Pick-up on the night of the show.

For more details, visit the Troy Music Hall’s website. Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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Bobby Long

Bobby Long Returns to The Linda

Bobby Long

WEXT & The Linda Present

wsg MaryLeigh Roohan
Friday, Nov 7, 2014 – 8:00 pm

As one of the first stations to play Bobby Long, we’re very happy and proud to have him come visit with us and play his magnificent songs.  He’ll be on Live @ EXT at 12n on November 7th, as well.

For more information about the show, visit The Linda’s website.  Keep reading to enter to win tickets.

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Mike Doughty VIP Listener Event

Mike Doughty

Sign up to be a part of the VIP audience for a special afternoon showcase concert by Mike Doughty. Come celebrate the his new record, “Stellar Motel,” and the unofficial first stop on his tour.

Tuesday, November 11th
Arrive at 2:30-2:40p
Show at 3:00p

Keep reading to sign up.

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Ray LaMontagne at The Palace Theatre

Ray LaMontagne

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.

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.

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.