The Local 518 Show

Thursdays at 11pm, Saturdays at 6pm

Credit ZUMMI/MAKEMEBARK

WEXT’s original half hour show dedicated to new and significant music from the Local 518's diverse music scene. Each episode also features a deep classic from the local music scene’s past.

You’ll hear a variety of artists and genres from the Local 518; from Bryan Thomas to Mary Leigh Roohan, from Jocelyn & Chris Arndt to Conehead Buddha, from Bob Warren to Sandy McKnight, from North & South Dakotas to The Sea The Sea and even national breakouts like Sean Rowe and Sawyer Fredericks and Phantogram and Sirsy.

Submissions:

The Local 518 Show showcases original music from bands and musicians based in, or have strong ties to, the Capital District. Each show features a classic song/band from generally a decade or more ago. The roots rock format of 97.7 WEXT-FM is generally a determining factor for airplay, but nearly all, except for extreme styles of music, are considered. All submissions will be listened to, but cannot guarantee submissions will be played on-air.

Guidelines:
* Submissions must ONLY be made by band/artist or designated representative.
* Provide band/artist name, album/song names, track listing, contact name & email, website/social media info, and where the band/artist is from.
* A brief bio is helpful.
* For unconventional spellings, a pronunciation guide is helpful.
* For albums/EP's, please indicate up to 3 tracks/songs to be considered.
* Profanity is strongly discouraged. Identify which songs are not FCC-clean for airplay. If it's in a song you would like us to consider, please provide a cleaned-up version, or note the word and time-stamp it occurs.

Physical:
Send CD's and information noted above to:
WEXT-FM
Attn: The Local 518 Show
4 Global View
Troy, NY 12180

Digital:
Email a download link to music and info noted above to apgregory65@gmail.com. Include in the subject line "Local 518 Show Submission". The preferred format is MP3 encoded at 320kbs or wav files. Use of free transfer and cloud-based storage is encouraged.

Produced by WEXT-FM/Amsterdam, a service of WMHT Educational Telecommunications.

Click here for the 2015 Archive.

Ways to Connect

New Shiny Things
Artist

Join Andy Gregory tonight at 11pm for the Local 518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by The Figgs, Belle-Skinner, The Matchstick Architects, Eastbound Jesus, The Penny Jar, Tim Olsen Band, and Party Of Three. PLUS an ‎Attic Classic‬ from the 1982 debut single by New Shiny Things, a collaboration between Billy Harrigan and Sara Ayers.

#Local518Day
The Tang/Michael Janairo

Here's a note from our Local 518 DJ, Andy Gregory:

Hello!
Happy #518 Day!

Blotto
Artist

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.

The Last Conspirators
Artist

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!

Micah
Artist

Join Andy Gregory tonight at 11pm (and Saturday at 6pm) for the Local518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by State Champs, Citizen's Treasure, Bryan Mathys, Darling Valley, and Tearle Ashby. PLUS an ‎#AtticClassic‬ by Micah.

Olivia Quillio
Artist

Olivia Quillio captured our hearts something like so years ago with "Easy Killer." Show after show, she continues to thrill us with her passionate performances that transport her and us to another place, another time. Come see as she opens our two afternoon Local 518 music at Tulip Fest. Tulip Fest is Local 51 at the Lakehouse, both Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. Olivia takes the stage Saturday at 1pm. 

Find the Lakehouse stage line-up by clicking here.

Attic Classic
Amy Abdou

Join Andy Gregory tonight at 11pm for the Local518 ‪‎Show‬. He's got music by Small Axe, Black Mountain Symphony, Alenni, The Further Unsound, Annie and the Hedonists PLUS an ‎AtticClassic‬ by Amy Abdou.

The City of Albany

The City of Albany presents the 68th Annual Albany Tulip Festival on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 in Washington Park!

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