Drive-By Truckers

WEXT Presents Drive-By Truckers!

The Egg and WEXT Present: Drive By Truckers TUESDAY, JULY 25, 7:30 PM One of the day’s foremost alternative country-rock groups boasting a mix of Southern pride, history, folklore, politics, and character studies, the Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, with story songs backed by sonic ambition and social conscience as displayed on their most recent recording American Band . Tickets go on sale Friday, April 14th at 11am at The Egg Box Office at the Empire State Plaza and by phone...

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Aimee Mann & Chris Wienk

Before her show at The Egg, Chris Wienk sat down with Aimee Mann to discuss her new album, "Mental Illness." We learn the true meaning of "Goose Snow Cone," too.

Check out Aimee's music and information at her website.

Alabama Shakes

WEXT and The Palace Theatre Present

Alabama Shakes
w/s/g Emily King
Palace Theatre

August 1

Tickets on Sale Friday, April 28 at 10AM.

Alabama Shakes
David McClister

Alabama Shakes

w/s/g Emily King
August 1
Palace Theatre

Tickets on sale Friday, April 28th at 10am.

Enter to win a pair of tickets by sending email to this link.

David Bromberg

WEXT welcomes David Bromberg to The Cohoes Music Hall, Friday, May 12th.

For more details, check out the Facebook event here.

Enter to win tickets by sending an email with this link.

Sean Rowe

Come celebrate Sean Rowe's new album, "New Lore" with us at The Hangar on the Hudson - May 19th.

Join the Facebook event here. Get tickets in advance online at Brown Paper Ticket.  Enter to win tickets by sending email with this link.

Big Head Todd East Coast Dates

WEXT and The Egg Present

Big Head Todd & the Monsters

May 18th at The Egg

Tickets and details at The Egg website.

Our new friend, Cris Jacobs will open the show.

Timothy B. Schmit

See Timothy B. Schmit at The Cohoes Music Hall on April 25th. Get your tickets and find details at the Palace Theatre website.

Enter to win by sending email with this link.


Our good friend ILONA, the Bulgarian singer in London, has polished up a new song and video. In "Sing For You," she breaks our heart as she puts voice to the feelings she had after learning of a longtime, close friend's death by suicide. Our thoughts go out to ILONA and the young woman's family. 


Ryan Montbleau has been an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and bandleader for more than a decade, but with his new album I Was Just Leaving, the New England-based artist has truly arrived. Contemplative and richly emotive, the album offers a glimpse into the often-lonesome life of the relentlessly traveling troubadour, a strikingly single-minded existence too often clouded by the blur of constant motion.


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Aimee Mann joins World Cafe for an interview and to perform songs from her new album, Mental Illness, her first solo record since she took time to collaborate with indie rocker Ted

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