Wheels of Soul 2018
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The Wheels of Soul 2018 Tour at SPAC!

Our favorite summer tour is back!!! The 2018 Wheels of Soul Summer tour drops into SPAC on July 3!! WEXT and Live Nation present - The Wheels of Soul 2018!!! July 3 Tedeschi Trucks Band wsg
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The Marcus King Band Tickets on sale Friday, January 12 at 12n. Go to LiveNation.com for details and tickets.

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Each week, Josh Norek and Ernesto Lechner bring us an hour of great Latin Alternative Music (Saturdays at 8pm) with The Latin Alternative.  Missed this past week's show? You can hear it online with the PRX player.

Summer: All Week Long!

May 9, 2016
Beach Boys Endless Summer album cover (1974)
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A Week of Summer Songs!

Get ready to spend a week with us as we celebrate those great songs of summer. Sure we'll have tons of Beach Boys songs, but it won't stop there.  In fact, we'll have two countdowns, one at the beginning of the week and one at the end of the week (June 10-17).

7Horse at WEXT
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See cool video performances from 7Horse in our studio.

The Last Conspirators
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Tulip Fest 2016 brings two days of Local 518 music at the Lakehouse in Washington Park. Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, catch great Local 518 music presented by the radio station known as the home of local music in the Capital District. 

For the full line up, click here

Sunday, May 8th, the closing band is one surely to rock the ages: The Last Conspirators!

Alejandro Escovedo
Todd Wolfson

Wednesday, May 11
Cohoes Music Hall

There are songwriters who sing their songs, and then there are songs who sing their writers.

Lumpen Proles
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Join Andy Gregory this evening at 11pm (Saturday at 6pm) for the Local 518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by Black Mountain Symphony, The North & South Dakotas, NEQ, Adirondack Whaling Co., Sara Milonovich and daisycutter, and Pony in the Pancake. PLUS we have an ‎#AtticClassic‬ by Lumpen Proles.

The National
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The National: Benefit concert for Hawthorne Valley + MASS MoCA

June 11 at 7pm (gates at 5pm)

The National in concert is a benefit for Hawthorne Valley Association in New York’s Hudson River Valley, an organization committed to social and cultural renewal through the integration of education, agriculture and the arts, and MASS MoCA.

The Latin Alternative
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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.

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Fifteen hours southwest of the bustling metropolis of Johannesburg is the beautiful city of Cape Town. A picturesque spot along the coast, mountains rise out of the sea and winding roads snake along the ocean, connecting a downtown filled with high rises to smaller bayside villages. People here have a reputation for being more relaxed, and moving at a slower pace.

Over the last five years, a psychedelic and garage rock scene has sprung up here that has gained attention across the country.

For our latest installments of the series Sense of Place we're exploring two cities in South Africa: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

We started our trip off in Johannesburg, which is the economic hub of the country. (Think skyscrapers, a fast pace of life and a sense of energy — and sometimes danger.) The city still feels the lasting effects of apartheid, with the much poorer township of Soweto nearby. Both are a sharp contrast to the city 900 miles to the south we would later visit, the more laidback – and maybe more beautiful – Cape Town.

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