Drive-By Truckers
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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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The X-istentials
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April showers gets into the roots of The Local 518 Show to let the music bloom. Tune in Exit 97.7 WEXT at 11pm (and Saturday 6pm) to hear what host Andy Gregory has sprinkled into his playlist - songs by Three Quarter North, C.K. Flach, Lucas Garrett, Dad Djokes, Gordon St., Grassroots Rebels, and Eastern Electric. For the Attic Classic, we head back to when new wave punk was weird & exciting, maybe even dangerous.

Robert Bordieri

Maybe we're getting a little ahead of ourselves, but we cannot wait until summertime! Music on Mainstreet; Canajoharie's FREE summer concert series returns with a stellar lineup!

Willie Nile album coming soon!
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Willie Nile
The Linda
April 21st

You heard right! Willie Nile is coming to town! He'll be at The Linda (339 Central Avenue, Albany) on Friday, April 21st.  For more details on the stop by their website.

John Pizzarelli Quartet
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John Pizzarelli Quartet

7:30p | Friday, April 21st
Massry Center for the Arts

For details and tickets, visit the Massry Center's website.  Send email to enter to win a pair of tickets to the show.

Hamilton Craig
WEXT

A visit from new Local 518 folk artist, Hamilton Craig where he talks with us about his album "Somebody I Saw In A Dream."  In the conversation, he mentions how he's a fan of Cole Porter and Young Thug.  Find out how rap, pop and traditional folk music have influenced Hamilton.  In addition to a couple of the songs from his album, Hamilton shares a song not on the album.

Tulip Fest 2017
Agency

The City of Albany hosts the 69th Annual Albany Tulip Festival on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 in Washington Park.

Bryan Ferry
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Bryan Ferry

8 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 30
Proctors Theatre

Brubeck Brothers Quartet
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3.31.17 @ 7:30pm

Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Their creativity can be heard in their uncompromising music, which reflects their dedication to melody, rhythm, culture and the spontaneous spirit of jazz.

For more info and tickets, visit the Troy Music Hall website.   To enter to win, click here to send an email entry.

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