The Latin Alternative
WEXT

This week we take the musical time machine back 20 years to 1996, an epic year for Latin Alternative music. Featured artists include Jaguares, Cafe Tacuba, Aterciopelados, King Changó, Delinquent Habits and Joe Arroyo.

Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally
Artist

Don't miss Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally at The Palace Theatre on August 25, 2016!

Tickets on sale: Friday, May 6 at 10am. Tickets will be available at LiveNation, or The Palace Theatre.

The Living Roots Trio
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Live performances and conversations with Local 518 musicians. Each week, we highlight a different Local 518 artist in session with a brief interview to introduce you go the artist.

This is the schedule of the upcoming sessions with Local 518 artists. (Dates are the Thurs 11:30p. The same session airs Sat at 6:30p).

4/28 - The Living Roots Trio

5/5 - The Penny Jar

5/12 - Dyer Switch Band

5/19 - Olivia Quillio

Each month, we ask music curators at public radio stations across the country to introduce us to one new song they can't stop spinning. In April, these denizens of the left side of the dial loved songs by Brooklyn electric-folk band Big Thief, Philadelphia power-pop quintet Sheer Mag, Louisiana garage-rock outfit Seratones and more. Hear all 10 selections below.

Micah
Artist

Join Andy Gregory tonight at 11pm (and Saturday at 6pm) for the Local518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by State Champs, Citizen's Treasure, Bryan Mathys, Darling Valley, and Tearle Ashby. PLUS an ‎#AtticClassic‬ by Micah.

Robbie Fulks
Artist

"…a masterly, multifaceted songwriter who can belt out hip-shaking honky tonk, honeydew pop and chilling little ballads with an unrivaled skill and spirit. So good, he's scary."-Chicago Tribune Robbie plays by nobody's rules - except the ones he hears in his head.  He is prodigiously talented, with the soul of a country singer and the mind of a vaudevillian.  Besides, his scorn for the music industry makes ours look positively prosaic.

The Battenkill Runs Through It
Clifford Oliver

The Battenkill Runs Through It
Fifth Annual Beach, Music & Food Festival
Saturday, May 28, 2016
 Noon  – 6:00 PM
(Rain date Sunday May 29, 2016)

The Waifs Are Coming!

Apr 26, 2016
The Waifs
Artist

Hailing from Albany (Western Australia that is!), The Waifs are one of Australia’s most enduring and lauded folk, pop, and roots outfit.

Carl Daniels
Artist

Carl Daniels is an upstate New York native. After falling in love with music at a young age, he began playing guitar at the age of 12 and almost immediately began writing songs. 

Carl has performed in many projects over his musical career and has established himself as an artist in New York's Capital District. Although most live shows consist of just Carl and an acoustic guitar, he presents an aura that leaves audiences in awe.

Local 518 Dyer Switch
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Local 518 Dyer Switch Band (JoAnn Sifo, Bob Bates, Butch Ryan and Chris Schultz) swung by the studio to record a session and surprised us with a new song written for and about WEXT!  Take a listen to "977 Exit."

Hear more songs performed in the studio along with their conversation with Dave Michaels on Thursday, May 12 at 11:30p and Saturday, May 14th at 6:30p.   

Dyer Switch Band's latest release is called, "In The Spotlight Of The Moon."  Catch them live at FYE in Johnstown on June 4th. 

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