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Exit Dome Returns!

It's been a few years since the last Exit Dome concert to benefit WEXT. We heard from many listeners and musicians over the years who wanted more! So, we're bringing it back!!

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Zan & the Winter Folk
WEXT

Zan & the Winter Folk were recently chosen as the Best Folk Band in the Local 518 (2018) by readers of The Alt.  There's a great space in Round Lake just waiting for you to come to see great live music.

Zan & the Winter Folk will headline a show there on Sunday, August 19th.  

We'd love to have you win tickets to the show. Visit the Round Lake Auditorium website for details on shows there.

Livingston Taylor
Artist

The other day, Livingston Taylor was out on Martha's Vineyard enjoying the beautiful summer weather. I had the chance to catch up with him. We talked all about his life in music - teaching, performing, surrounding himself with amazing young talent, and about how he and his siblings (James, Kate and little brother Hugh) have great admiration for each other, while still being a bit competitive.  There's obviously a lot of love in that Taylor family.

Local 518 Music Report - CRUMBS
CRUMBS

Hey fans, supporters, and creators of music in the Capital District! Courtesy of The Local 518 Show, get your very own PDF copy of The Local 518 Music (and More) Report - 2018 Quarter 2. The report covers the time period of April 1st to June 30th, 2018.

The report listings include hypertext to preview recordings, watch videos, read articles, and access other content with just a click. 

Click here to get the PDF.

Green Mountain Bluegrass & Roots Festival
Agency

From Sierra Hull to Peter Rowan, to Mipso, to Mandolin Orange, and more!  The Green Moutains will be home to a new Bluegrass and Roots music festival.

August 16-19, it's the Green Mountain Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival.

For more information, visit their website.

Alice Howe and Freebo
WEXT

We were delighted when soulful Boston-area folk singer-songwriter Alice Howe and legendary bass player Freebo (Bonnie Raitt, CSN, Maria Muldaur, Ringo Starr, Dr. John, and many others) dropped by WEXT to play some songs and chat with Dave Michaels.  

Here Comes Ani DiFranco!

Aug 1, 2018
Ani DiFranco
Agency

Ani DiFranco
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September 20th at The Egg.

Visit The Egg website for more details.

Send email with this link to enter to win.

Eastbound Throwdown
Agency

Two days of camping and music at the Irwin Family Farm in Salem, NY - September 7th and 8th.

Click here for more details on the Eastbound Throwdown.

Send email with this link to enter to win passes.

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