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Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul

Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul

Happy Birthday, WEXT!

 

Our 8th birthday arrived on July 7, 2015. Join us as we celebrate on August 7th at The Low Beat with Local 518’ers Pony In The Pancake, and from Nashville, The Vespers!! Click here to join our Facebook event

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Grace Potter

WEXT Welcomes Grace Potter to The Palace Theatre

Grace Potter
Higher Ground presents Grace Potter on Thursday October 29th at the Palace Theater in Albany. Tickets are on sale now at the Palace box office or online. More information at the Palace Theatre website.

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Riverlink Concerts

Riverlink Summer Concerts

Riverlink Concerts

RIVERLINK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Riverlink Park, Downtown Amsterdam
Saturdays at 7….Free, rain or shine

Keep reading for the rest of the summer line-up.

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Music On Main

Music on Main in Canajoharie

 

Music On Main

Six FREE concerts on Tuesday evenings, beginning at 7PM, and held in July and August. Music On Main is on the lawn of the NBT Bank, across from Canajoharie’s famed “Dummy Light” on State Route 10, a block south of Rte 5S.  (In inclement weather, the show goes on, indoors at the Arkell Performing Arts Center at the High School. Watch for the signs.)

Keep reading for the schedule.

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September In The City Art Fair

September in the City Art Fair

September In The City Art Fair

SEPTEMBER IN THE CITY ART FAIR RETURNS TO TRICENTENNIAL PARK

Musical lineup announced for free art show series, held 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday in September.

The City of Albany presents the 2015 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.

Keep reading for more information.

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Latin Roots for July

The Latin Alternative’s Ernesto Lechner shared some Prog Salsa with David Dye. 

Let's Spend The Week Togeether - 50 years of the Rolling Stones

Let’s Spend the Week Together

Let's Spend The Week Togeether - 50 years of the Rolling Stones

From June 12 through the 19th, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of The Rolling Stones’ first international #1, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”  On Friday, June 19th, we played back The Rolling Stones 100.

Your contribution allows WEXT to create special weeks like this, to help you discover hidden gems regular radio has forgotten – even by massively important and popular bands like The Rolling Stones.  You also make it possible for us to help you discover great new artists and hear the amazing artists in the Local 518.

Make your contribution, today.  Thank you!  Click here, or call 1.800.272.6492.  To grab a copy of the list, click here. (PDF)

Sandy Beaches Cruise

Sandy Beaches Conversations

Sandy Beaches Cruise

Sandy Beaches Conversations

KTG Talks With Some of Our Favorite Artists

In January, KTG went on a cruise. It wasn’t all just fun and sun. It was filled with music and some genuinely unique conversations with some of our favorite artists. You can now listen to these conversations on demand as you wish.

Hear her converse with Band Of Heathens, Marcia Ball, Mingo Fishtrap and Paul Thorn, who were all in attendance and played some great shows on the Sandy Beaches Cruise. Keep reading to listen to these great conversations.

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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.

Google Play

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