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Stephen Langstaff

Caladh Nua

Caladh Nua at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Caladh Nua

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents Caladh Nua, five musicians and singers who capture the qualities of traditional Irish music with contemporary styling on Wednesday, March 11 at 8 p. m.  More at The Troy Music Hall’s website.  Keep reading to see videos and enter to win tickets.

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The Gibson Brothers

The Gibson Brothers at The Troy Music Hall

The Gibson Brothers

3.27.15 @ 8:00PM
Gibson Brothers
Brother Harmony Through the Years
“They have it all: lead vocals, brother-duet harmony, instrumental virtuosity, ensemble sensibilities & great original material.” -Bluegrass Unlimited

Visit the Troy Music Hall website for more information. Keep reading to enter to win tickets to the show.

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When Tulips Bloom Again - Tulip Fest

Tulip Mania: When Tulips Bloom Again

When Tulips Bloom Again - Tulip Fest

Take your place in Albany history by joining in the Tulip Mania Music Project! The City of Albany, the Albany Public Library and Exit 97.7 have teamed up to challenge YOU to carry on the legacy of Albany’s famous Tulip Festival by putting your own spin on the long-lost, 62-year-old “official Tulip Festival song,” “When Tulips Bloom Again.” Keep reading for more.

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Rock N Soul

Rock N Soul: Motown Memories

Motown Records Rock N Soul

In celebration of a great performance show airing on WMHT-TV, we at Rock N Soul have created a show of Motown Memories. It is set to air on WEXT on Saturday, February 28th at 7pm and Sunday, March 1 at 11pm.

To celebrate this special edition of Rock N Soul, Chris Wienk will play a Rock N Soul: Motown Memory each weekday at about 5:55pm as he wraps up his show for the next couple of weeks (2/23 – 26 and from 3/2 – 6).

Celebrate Motown with WEXT and WMHT-TV. You can see more about the Motown 25 special on WMHT-TV, including the schedule, here at their site.

Brandi Carlile

WEXT Presents Brandi Carlile at The Palace Theatre

Brandi Carlile at The Palace May 23

Saturday, May 23
The Palace Theatre
7pm doors * 8pm show

BRANDI CARLILE

Tickets on sale Friday, February 27 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster charge by phone (800) 745-3000, all Ticketmaster Retail locations and The Palace box office 518-465-4663.

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves Comes to Town

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves is coming to The Hollow in Albany on March 29th.  We’ve been captivated by his album “And The War Came,” and the song “Dearly Departed” was one of our favorites of 2014.  He has been selling out venues all around the country, and we’re very excited to present him, along with our friends at SLP Concerts at The Hollow Bar in Albany. (Keep reading for more info and to enter to win tickets!)

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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.

2014 Year End Countdowns

Best of 2014

 

Here are the PDF’s of our year end countdowns.

Top 97 of 2014

Top 60 Local 518 of 2014

Keep reading to see the DJ picks for 2014.

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