Live Music

Summer of Doug
Artist

Come celebrate Local 518 blues rock band Summer of Doug's 5th anniversary!

Saturday, November 12 at 7pm

The Van Dyck Lounge

237 Union Street, Schenectady 

Live @ EXT: LOLO

Nov 4, 2016
LOLO
WEXT

Lauren Pritchard, aka LOLO dropped by to sing some songs and talk about her new album, "In Loving Memory of When I Gave a Sh@#!"

See her in action in the three videos of the songs she sang that day.  Hear the full session below the videos.

Big Head Blues Club
Artist

Big Head Blues Club
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

11.16.16 @ 7:30pm

Big Head Blues Club featuring BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS with special guests Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch, and Ronnie Baker Brooks present:  The Songs of Willie Dixon. For more information, visit the Music Hall websiteThe contest is now closed. 

Tower Of Power
Artist

November 10th at 8pm

The Cohoes Music Hall
Remsen Street, Cohoes

Click here for more information. 

The contest is now closed.

See the band in action in videos posted below 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Artist

November 3rd at 730pm
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Celebrating jazz and swing music - America's original musical art form - and bring joy to audiences around the world!

 

Visit the Troy Music Hall website for more info.  

The contest is now closed.

AJ Croce
Artist

November 10th at 730pm
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

AJ Croce is coming to the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on November 10th.  Find information about the show at their website.  

For more about AJ Croce, visit his website.

The contest is now closed.

Henry Rollins
Artist

Henry Rollins brings his unique performance to  The Egg

November 2nd

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown
Artist

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown

The Upper Room in Albany
November 12

For details, visit The Upper Room's website.

This contest is now closed. 

Ani DiFranco
Artist

WEXT Presents:

Ani DiFranco
The Egg | November 9th

For tickets and information, visit The Egg's website.

The contest is now closed.

Bill Maher
Agency

November 6th | The Palace Theatre

Bill Maher

Bill Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979, and still performs at least fifty dates a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theaters all across the country.  Three of his ten stand-up specials for HBO - 2007's "The Decider," 2005's "I'm Swiss," as well as the hilarious, "Bill Maher ... But I'm Not Wrong," - have been nominated for Emmy awards.

Gov't Mule
Artist

WEXT welcomes Gov't Mule to The Palace Theatre!!

Saturday, October 29

7pm doors * 8pm show

GOV’T MULE

The contest is now closed.

Elvis Costello
Artist

Wednesday, October 26

Palace Theatre

7pm doors * 8pm show

 

ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE IMPOSTERS

 

Tickets on sale Friday, August 19 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster charge by phone 800 745-3000 and all Ticketmaster retail locations, or the Palace box office 518-465-4663

 

The contest is now closed.

Eric Johnson
Artist

Guthrie Bell Productions and 97.7 WEXT present
Eric Johnson
October 22

The Cohoes Music Hall
Remsen Street, Cohoes

The contest is now closed  

Dweezil Zappa at The Egg
Agency

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Plays Whatever The F@%k He Wants” Tour – a tribute to “50 Years Of Frank”

The Egg
October 25

The show is sold out! Our contest is now closed.

Black Violin
Artist

The Black Violin concert, scheduled for Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 PM, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM.  The artists are currently in Miami, and, due to the effects of preparation in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew hitting Florida, will be unable to travel to Troy in time to perform the Thursday show.

Boogie Stomp!
Artist

The Cohoes Music Hall
Remsen Street, Cohoes

October 15th

For tickets, click here. For more information on Boogie Stomp, click here.

The contest is now closed.

See more in this video.

The Record Company
Artist

The Record Company
The Hollow

October 20th

For tickets and information, click here.

This contest is now closed.

 

The Hollow
79 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY, 12207 

Tommy Castro
Artist

Tommy Castro
The Upper Room

Albany

October 18th

For tickets and more information, click here.

Meet Lake Street Dive

Sep 30, 2016
Lake Street Dive
Artist

10.4.16 @ 8:00pm

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Lake Street Dive

with special guest Rubblebucket

Two girls, two guys, and a whole lotta feelings.

 

We have a very limited number of tickets paired with a meet and greet opportunity. You will need to be able to get to the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall by 4:30pm on October 4th. 

 The contest is now closed. 

The Gibson Brothers
Artist

 Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

10.8.16 @ 7:30pm

The Gibson Brothers

 

 

Two time IBMA Entertainer of the year winners and one of the hottest touring acts in contemporary bluegrass today!

 

For more information, visit the Troy Music Hall website.

 

The contest is now closed. 

Simo
Artist

SIMO, a high energy Psychedelic Blues Rock trio, headed by JD Simo's combustible guitar and soulful vocals, return to The Hangar on the Hudson September 30th. JD Simo, Elad Shapiro, and Adam Abrashoff are a powerhouse of rock, hailed by Rolling Stone as  “soulful psychedelic blues rock with an improvisational bent reminiscent of the Grateful Dead and Stevie Ray Vaughn.”

Fantastic Negrito
Artist

WEXT and The Cohoes Music Hall present:

Fantastic Negrito

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 8:00 PM

Cohoes Music Hall
58 Remsen Street, Cohoes

 

Winner of the 2015 Tiny Desk contest, Fantastic Negrito is Xavier Dphrepaulezz.  He opened for Chris Cornell at The Palace Theatre and now returns to headline the Cohoes Music Hall.

 

This contest is now closed. 

Livingston Taylor
Pownall

The College of Saint Rose presents Livingston Taylor in concert with the Saint Rose Orchestra at the Massry Center. Taylor’s 40-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching. October 1st, 7:30pm   Tickets and information massrycenter.org.  

The contest has closed. 

Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett
Artist

Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

September 29th

For more information, visit the Music Hall website

The contest is now closed.

Donna The Buffalo
Artist

Donna the Buffalo @ COHOES MUSIC HALL in Cohoes, NYThursday, September 29, 2016, 8:00 PMCohoes Music Hall
58 Remsen Street, Cohoes, NY  

For more information on this Guthrie Bell Production, visit the Palace Theatre website.

The contest is now closed.

Thomas Lieven

Twin guitars! 

Thin Lizzy!

Jimmy Page and the Spirit lawsuit! 

British rockers Wishbone Ash are one of the major innovators of the harmony twin lead guitar format; inspiring such bands as Thin Lizzy, Iron Maiden and Metallica.  

The Batture Boys
WEXT

Tommy Malone of the Subdudes and Ray Ganucheau of Continental Drifters have joined forces as The Batture Boys. They dropped by to play a few songs, including a brand new one that hasn't been released as of this posting.

Freshgrass Festival
Agency

Chris Wienk speaks with Chris Wadsworth (producer of Freshgrass) and Jodi Joseph (MASS MoCA Director of Communications) about the 2016 Freshgrass Festival, which happens September 16th through 18th.

Kris Kristofferson
Artist

An evening with the legendary singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson – performing classics such as “Me & Bobby McGee”, “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down”, “Help Me Make it Through the Night” and more.

 

Tickets are now on sale at The Egg website and box office.

 

Presented by Emporium Concerts. More information at The Egg website.

 

ADK Music Fest
Agency

The 2016 Adirondack Independence Music Festival at the Charles R. Wood Festival Commons!

For more information visit their website. To purchase tickets, go through EventBrite.

The contest is now closed.

Here's the line up!

Friday:

Capital Zen
MisterF
Fabulous Thunderbirds
Robert Randolph

Saturday:

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