WEXT

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

Happy 11th Birthday, WEXT!

9 hours ago
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.”

Mary Gauthier
Artist

Join us for an evening with Mary Gauthier at The Linda!

Wednesday, April 25th.

Her new studio album, "Rifles and Rosary Beads," was co-written with wounded combat veterans over the last four years via SongwritingWith:Soldiers.

For information about the show, visit The Linda's website.

The Garcia Project
Artist

Saturday, April 21

The Cohoes Music Hall

The Garcia Project’s performances are recreations of full, classic Jerry Garcia Band set lists from 1976-1995. More than just a Jerry Garcia Band Tribute Band or Jerry Garcia Cover Band, using thoughtful arrangements and the proper instrumentation and feel, The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and their fans through the years.

Gov't Mule at The Palace / Agency

Go see Gov't Mule when they return to the Palace Theatre to celebrate the new album, "Revolution Come... Revolution Go."

April 26
Gov't Mule wsg Black Stone Cherry

See details at The Palace website.

The Cactus Blossoms
Artist

April 21
The Cactus Blossoms wsg Frankie Lee

at The Linda (click here for more details)

Quinn Sullivan
Artist

April 18
The Cohoes Music Hall

wsg The Age

Kim Richey
Artist

April 19th
Kim Richey wsg Jackie Bristow
at The Linda - click here for more info and tickets.

“Kim Richey would rule the charts in a land where Marshall Crenshaw was king, Aimee Mann queen, and the The Beatles never put out another record after Revolver.” Steve Horowitz, popmatters.com

Steven Wilson
Artist

Metamorphic Concerts presents prog rock guitarist, and former leader of Porcupine, Steven Wilson at The Egg.  Steven is out on the "To The Bone" Tour and will be in town on April 19th.

Steven Wilson
The Egg
Thursday, April 19th

Visit The Egg website for more info and tickets.  See Steven's video for "Pariah" below. Visit Steven's website.

Roots Music Fest 2018
Agency

Roots Music Festival 2018
at The Linda

Saturday, April 14th

Featuring: Ruby Boots, James Edmond’s Heavenly Echoes, The Coveralls, and Red Haired Strangers and hosted by Michael Eck.

For more information, visit The Linda's website.

Welcome Old Crow to Ommegang

Apr 4, 2018
Old Crow Medicine Show
Agency

Saturday, July 14

Old Crow Medicine Show

Ommegang Brewery

For more information and tickets, visit their website

Outlaw Festival Presale

Apr 4, 2018
Outlaw Festival 2018
Agency

Here is the Live Nation presale information for Outlaw Music Festival at SPAC! The show is September 23. General public tickets on sale tomorrow. 

 

Start: Thu 4/5 at 12p

End: Thu 4/5 at 10p

 

Visit this link: https://livemu.sc/2GrfYkQ

 

Password: MUSIC

 

Please note the start and end times. The presale will not begin before the time above. 

Martin Sexton and Joan Osborne
Artist

April 14

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Martin Sexton and Joan Osborne join forces for a special concert at The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Joan comes with her new album "Songs of Bob Dylan." Martin has his latest, "Mixtape of the Open Road."

Visit the Hall website for details and tickets. 

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