Live Music

Foxtrot & the Get Down
WEXT

They hopped in two SUV's and drove up from Philadelphia to play a few songs on the radio and talk about their new album, "Roots Too Deep."  Let us introduce you to Foxtrot & the Get Down.

Drive-By Truckers
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The Egg and WEXT Present:

Drive By Truckers

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 7:30 PM

One of the day’s foremost alternative country-rock groups boasting a mix of Southern pride, history, folklore, politics, and character studies, the Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, with story songs backed by sonic ambition and social conscience as displayed on their most recent recording American Band.

DSP Shows and WEXT are proud to present the Man At Work, Colin Hay! He's coming to The Egg Performing Arts Center on August 19th. Tickets will go on sale through Dan Smalls and The Egg Friday, April 14 at 10am. #FierceMercy #ComeTumblingDown

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 14 at 10am at The Egg box office and online.

Tommy Castro
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Tommy Castro and Mike Zito: Six Strings Down

April 26th
Doors 630p | Show 7pm

The Upper Room Albany.  Click here for more details and tickets at their website.  To enter to win tickets, send an email with this link.

Black Violin
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The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents:

Black Violin

 

April 20th

Black Violin - a blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music!

 

Cabinet
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Join us in welcoming the PA band Cabinet to The Putnam Den in Saratoga.

April 20th

Check out Cabinet for more details and ticket info! Enter to win a pair of tickets for a great night by sending email with this link.

John Pizzarelli Quartet
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John Pizzarelli Quartet

7:30p | Friday, April 21st
Massry Center for the Arts

For details and tickets, visit the Massry Center's website.  Send email to enter to win a pair of tickets to the show.

Tulip Fest 2017
Agency

The City of Albany hosts the 69th Annual Albany Tulip Festival on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 in Washington Park.

Bryan Ferry
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Bryan Ferry

8 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 30
Proctors Theatre

Brubeck Brothers Quartet
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3.31.17 @ 7:30pm

Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Their creativity can be heard in their uncompromising music, which reflects their dedication to melody, rhythm, culture and the spontaneous spirit of jazz.

For more info and tickets, visit the Troy Music Hall website.   To enter to win, click here to send an email entry.

Anti- Records

Our very good friend and acclaimed Local 518 singer-songwriter Sean Rowe dropped by to catch up and talk about his journey of recording a new album (NEW LORE out 4/8 on Anti- Records), what it means to be an independent artist and much, much more. 

Armed only with two amps, a pedal board, one weathered six-string guitar and his unmistakable baritone voice, Sean treated us to two new songs and a Leonard Cohen cover!   

Citizen Cope
Danny Clinch/Michael Sterling Eaton

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents An Intimate Solo Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cope on Friday, April 21st at 8pm.  Poetry in song with a mix of blues, soul, folk and rock.  Tickets and more at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall website.

To enter to win a pair of tickets, click here to send email.

The Cohoes Music Hall presents The Garcia Project - - performing the music of the Jerry Garcia Band, recreating Jerry Garcia Band concerts - - Saturday April Fifteenth at Eight PM. Tickets at the Cohoes Music Hall Box Office or the Palace website

Enter to win tickets by sending an email with this link.

Hollis Brown
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WEXT Presents:

Hollis Brown wsg Lost Leaders
The Hollow
May 13

Tickets go on sale Friday (3/24) at 10am.
Available through Ticketmaster's website.

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
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The Massry Center for the Arts
March 24th

St. Paul & the Broken Bones
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Thanks to Adam in Saratoga, WEXT has its hands on a pair of front row seats to the SOLD OUT St. Paul & the Broken Bones show on Sunday, March 5th.  Would you like to win that pair of front row seats?  Here's what you need to do.

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Timothy B. Schmit, the groundbreaking vocalist, songwriter and bass player from legendary rock groups Eagles and Poco just released a new 12-track solo album titled, "Leap of Faith"Hear the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer talk to Dave Michaels about his storied four-decade long career.

518 Songfest
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The local music showcase 518 Songfest returns to the Swyer Theater at The Egg, April 1 2017, 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 Sawyer Fredericks, winner of Season 8 of NBC’s The Voice. Other artists involved are 518 songwriters Girl Blue and The Sea The Sea, along with Sandy McKnight and special guest John Davidson.

Cyrille Aimee
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The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and The Massry Center for the Arts team up for The Bridge Jazz Festival!

The Bridge Festival is back for a third year! Two nights of hot jazz as two of the area’s best music venues team up once again!

Straight No Chaser & Post Modern Jukebox
Agency

July 19 at SPAC, catch the double feature - Straight No Chaser with Scott Bradlee's PostModern Jukebox.  Tickets on sale now. Visit the Live Nation website for tickets.

Straight No Chaser & Post Modern Jukebox
Agency

July 19 at SPAC, catch the double feature - Straight No Chaser with Scott Bradlee's PostModern Jukebox

tickets go on sale Saturday, February 18 at 10am. Use the link below with the password for the WEXT presale from 10a-10p on February 17. 

Password: SINGERS

Link: http://livemu.sc/2ktAS35

Marcia Ball
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Marcia Ball

February 16 - The Upper Room

Marcia Ball’s rollicking roadhouse rave-ups and soulful Gulf Coast R&B, her barrelhouse playing and her feel-good party tunes are iconic.
--USA Today

Visit The Upper Room's website. The contest has ended.

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
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Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

The Upper Room, Albany
February 11th

Hailed as one of the best blues guitarists of his generation, Ronnie Earl brings his distinctive sound to Albany's The Upper Room.  For more information on the show, visit their website.

To win tickets, enter by sending email with this link.

The Fireworks Ensemble
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Feb 11: Youth Orchestra and Fireworks EnsembleFebruary 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Musical Fireworks: Region’s Premiere Youth Musicians Join Fireworks Ensemble for Unique Evening of Contemporary American Music Featuring World-Premiere Piece Empire State Youth Orchestra Joins World-Renowned Chamber Ensemble on Feb.

John Prine at The Palace Theatre
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John Prine

July 28th
The Palace Theatre

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 3 at 10am.  This is the official WEXT presale page.

The password is:  PRINE2017.

Use this link to take part in the presale event.  Click here

Kings of Leon SPAC
Agency

Live Nation at SPAC presents

KINGS OF LEON wsg Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

SPAC - July 26th
Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 4th at 10am.

Welcome to the special WEXT listener presale for the show.  This presale lasts from Thursday (2/2) at 10a until Friday (2/3) at 10p. The password is SHOWTIME.  Click here to get your tickets.

John Prine at The Palace Theatre
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John Prine
July 28th

The Palace Theatre

Bob Dylan remarked, “Beautiful songs… Nobody but Prine could write like that.”

International Guitar Night
Agency

2.8.17 @ 7:30pm 

 International Guitar Night

at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Gypsy jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt hosts for International Guitar Night's 17th year of touring!

Performers include guitarist Luca Stricagnoli; Brazilian performer Chrystian Dozza, and India's ground-breaking slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya.

Watch the video below to see what you might miss if you don't go.

John Mayer Comes to Albany
Agency

John Mayer

Times Union Center

Friday, March 31

Tickets on sale Friday, February 3 at Live Nation

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Wheels of Soul 2017
Agency

The Wheels of Soul 2017

Tedeschi Trucks Band

wsg The Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna

July 3 at SPAC

Tickets at Live Nation's website

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