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518 SONGFEST Returns To The Egg

On the day many in the Capital Region will celebrate the arts on social media with the #518Day tag, The Egg presents an event featuring the art of songwriting. The annual local music showcase 518 SONGFEST returns on 518 Day to the Swyer Theater at The Egg, May 18 at 7:00pm. Songfest is a unique live concert experience, in that the artists get to perform their songs, as well as talk a bit about their music and experiences as creators and musicians. Featured this year is Moriah Formica , a near...

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The Milk Carton Kids
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May 19, 2016
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

The Milk Carton Kids

Blotto
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Join Andy Gregory tonight at 11pm (and Saturday at 6p) for the Local 518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by The Black Ships, Sandy McKnight, Cosby Gibson, The Lustre Kings, Dyer Switch Band, and Huxtable Christensen & Hood. PLUS an ‎Attic Classic‬ deep cut by Blotto.

Rhett Tyler
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Join the benefit for Rhett Tyler.
 
We were recently told that Rhett suffered a stroke and has had a challenging time recovering.  He has been there for us with his music, generosity, and presence.  Let’s show him some love!!!

Saturday June 4th 2pm-???

Featuring performances from:
Heavenly Echoes, JV & The Cutters, & more!!!
 
Get to the Flightline Pub for awesome music, and a rockin' good time! TJ's Flightline Pub at 20 Saratoga Road, Scotia, NY  12302 (phone number:  518-399-8401).

Super 400
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In 1996, Kenny and Joe were approached by Lori looking to recruit members for a band she wanted to have. Kenny blew her off. Thankfully, that was not the end of the story. 

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.

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When an artist has a hit as huge as "Jessie's Girl," from 1981's Working Class Dog, they can become immortalized in pop culture memory and maybe even frozen in time. They can get flattened, too. But we all know that there's much more to a career artist than the big hit, and there's more to a person than what they do for a living.

Our South X Lullaby with Soccer Mommy took us away from the frenetic world of the South by Southwest music festival and into the past. We ventured to my favorite store in all of Austin, Texas: Uncommon Objects, a self-described "one-of-a-kind emporium of transcendent junk" or "your eccentric uncle's attic on steroids."

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