WEXT

This radio station started on July 7, 2007, and has been funded by awesome listeners since then. Thank you!

Palace Theatre
Agency

See Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Beth Hart, July 27 at The Palace Theatre. 

Visit the Palace website for more details and tickets. 

Enter to win by sending email with this link

Crazy Swedes
Agency

check out Crazy Swedes on Friday, July 20 at the Round Lake Auditorium! Join us for an evening of jaw dropping music as Crazy Swedes perform a special double set at an amazing venue.

WEXT Welcomes DMB to SPAC!

Jul 8, 2018
Dave Matthews
JB McCullough

WEXT welcomes Dave Matthews Band to SPAC, July 13 and 14.  Thanks for listening to and supporting our daily DMB@3 feature.

Visit the Live Nation or SPAC websites for tickets.

JD McPherson
Agency

JD McPherson will play The Hangar on the Hudson on River Street in Troy. He's there July 21 and 22.

Opening is Sam Lewis, a "modern day Townes Van Zandt," according to Chris Stapleton.  See Sam's "One and the Same" below.

For details about the shows, visit The Hangar's Facebook event page.

Enter to win tickets to Sunday's show (7/22) by sending email with this link.

Los Lobos
Artist

The Cohoes Music Hall

July 22 - 730pm

After celebrating their 40th anniversary with the cleverly titled 2013 live album Disconnected In New York City, the hard working, constantly touring band – David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin – leaps headfirst into their fifth decade with an invitation to join them as they open fresh and exciting new Gates of Gold, their first full length studio album since 2010’s Tin Can Trust (a Grammy nominee for Best Americana Album) and second with Savoy/429 Records.

10,000 Maniacs
Artist

The Cohoes Music Hall

July 14 - 8pm

Founded in 1981 in Jamestown, NY, 10,000 Maniacs is one of the most enduring bands from the early “alternative rock” movement having released close to 20 albums while consistently touring the U.S. and abroad. This multi-platinum band still receives rave reviews of their live performances. 

For details, click here to visit the Cohoes Music Hall website.

Moonbow
Artist

Saturday, July 7th - 7p (doors 6p)

An evening of music, poetry, and visual art with Moonbow at the Round Lake Auditorium.  Find info at the Round Lake Auditorium website.

Natalie Prass
Artist

July 11th
The Linda

John Butler
Artist

The John Butler Trio will release a new album this fall. We are beyond excited! Plus, we are pumped he's coming to The Egg on July 12th. This tour is the John Butler Trio+ as he is bringing a couple of other musicians as part of the band.  Should be awesome!

July 12
The Egg

Go to the Green River Festival

Jun 25, 2018
Green River Festival
Agency

In Greenfield, MA, July 13-15, it's the Green River Festival! Since 1986, the Green River Festival has brought together local food, wine, beer and great music!  Plus, there are fun activities for kids and the whole family.

On June 29th, listen to WEXT for sets of music featuring the great artists playing at the 2018 Green River Festival.

Ray LaMontagne
Artist

Ray LaMontagne and Neko Case are spending a couple nights in our area this summer. June 29th, they play at Mass MoCA, and July 4th, they are at Ommegang.

June 29th - Mass MoCA

July 4th - Ommegang

Happy 11th Birthday, WEXT!

Jun 19, 2018
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix
Artist

Friday - July 6th
The Egg

Come out to celebrate our 11th birthday!  Go to the Egg website for tickets and details, or make a contribution to get your tickets and make sure WEXT continues to grow with you!

Green River Festival
Agency

Every July, since 1986, Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts hosts a celebration of world class music, local food, beer and wine. Plus, there are tons of great fun family games and activities and much more!

For 2018, join us at the Green River Festival – July 13 through 15 for WEXT musicians like Michael Franti & Spearhead, Josh Ritter, Old Crow Medicine Show, I’m With Her, Deer Tick, Birds of Chicago, Amy Helm, Ballroom Thieves, Molly Tuttle, The Mammals, and more!

We Love Old Songs!

Jun 16, 2018
Old Songs Festival
Agency

Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and regional music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops, hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to three concerts there are over 100 daytime workshops, dances or performances.

June 22-24, 2018

For line-up, tickets and more details, visit their site

The Lazy Suns
Artist

Round Lake Auditorium 

Saturday, June 16 7pm

If you took the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Beatles, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Petty, Hank Williams and put them all together in a stewing pot to simmer you would have the Lazy Suns.

 

For more info on the band, visit their website.

For more info on the show, visit Round Lake Auditorium's website.

 

 

Saratoga County Fair
Agency

Live music nightly, rides, rodeos and fun!  It all happens during the 177th anniversary of the Saratoga County Fair July 24th through the 29th.

The fair is open each day from 9a to 12midnight. Get to the Saratoga County Fair website for more information.

To win a Family 4-pack of tickets, click here to send email to enter.

Dan Berggren & John Kirk
Artist

Local 518 singer-songwriter, Dan Berggren and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, John Kirk pool their talent for a special night of folk in a very magical location.

Sunday, June 10
6pm

The Round Lake Auditorium

Join the Facebook event, and we'll see you there!

Southern Adirondack Wine & Food Festival 2018
Agency

June 9th
3-7pm

Downtown Gloversville hosts the Southern Adirondack Wine & Food Festive again this year. There will be a giant tent over Main Street,. There will be tastings of wine (plus beer, cider and MORE), prepared food to purchase, music and more. 

Bring your friends & family to enjoy a delightful June afternoon in the laid-back atmosphere of this historic upstate New York city.   It's been great fun in the past and we expect even more this year!  

Bob Dylan
Artist

Did you love the Bob Dylan 100 playlist? We've created one you can listen to at any time.  Thank you for supporting WEXT.  Your contribution makes it possible for there to be a radio station that would play 100 Bob Dylan songs in a row - a whole day of Bob Dylan! Wasn't it grand?

Welcome to DJ Eva!

May 21, 2018
DJ Eva
WEXT

Today is DJ Eva's first official day on WEXT.  Welcome to Eva!!!  Visit her page if you'd like to read up more, or reach out to her.

This Is The Kit
Artist

May 24 | 8pm

THIS IS THE KITMOONSHINE FREEZE

See more details at The Linda's website.

“I’ve been thinking a lot about truth and storytelling and the way that stories and truth change over time according to who’s telling them or who’s listening to them,” explains Kate Stables, the core around whom This Is The Kit has been built for the past ten years.

Lunchtime Concerts
Agency

Lunchtime Concerts is a new monthly series of mid-day performances held in downtown Saratoga Springs starting in May and running through October. The series, largely funded by a grant from Saratoga Arts, is free and open to the public. Concerts will start at 12:30 PM and are scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month.

No Country For Old Men
Agency

Sunday, May 20th | 330 and 6p
The Linda

The Coen Brothers' classic "No Country For Old Men" is at The Linda with two showings.

Parsonsfield
Artist

See the cool band Parsonsfield - the band that gave us the songs "Stronger," and "Kick Out the Windows" - at The Hangar on the Hudson on Saturday, May 12th.

For details, visit the Hangar ticket site.  

Terrance Simien
Artist

May 12

The Cohoes Music Hall

Welcome Terrance Simien and His Zydeco Experience to the Cohoes Music Hall on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30pm.  

 

“Simien is a Zydeco Master; his voice yearning like Sam Cooke, he delivers soul worthy of Stax greats and shows crossover class.” Rolling Stone.

 

Josh Ritter at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Agency

May 12 | 8pm
The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Josh Ritter is at the top of his game, and the future looks just as bright.  We at WEXT have long been fans, and we are so excited that he's in town for a special solo acoustic show as part of his current tour.

The "Gathering" album expands the horizon that Josh has shown us, and he keeps getting better.

Brand X
Artist

The Cohoes  Music Hall
MAY 10 - 8PM
BRAND X

Brand X is touring in support of their new album Locked & Loaded with founders John Goodsall & Percy Jones still at the helm.  Keyboardist Chris Clark, Percussionist  Scott Weinberger, and Drummer Kenny Grohowski each bring their own creative style of playing that make Brand X such a magical live act.

 

Brandi Carlile Day on WEXT

Apr 29, 2018
Brandi Carlile at The Palace Theatre - May 6th, 2018
Agency

Get ready for Brandi Carlile Day - May 6th on WEXT!

We are playing sets each hour.  Hear three of her albums in their entirety.

12n - The Story

2p - The Firewatcher's Daughter

6p - By The Way, I Forgive You

John Popper
Artist

May 3 - 8pm
The Egg

The harmonica wielding frontman of Blues Traveler, John Popper performs “The Hits, The Stories, The Experience.”

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