WEXT

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

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. 

High In the 70s: The Top 200

Mar 30, 2018
Exit 97.7 WEXT
WEXT

Thanks to all who supported the station. If you have yet to do so, you can click the DONATE button to the upper right of the page, or call 1.800.272.6492.

Click here for a copy of the Top 200 of the 1970s.  Let the debate begin!

Tulip Fest 2018!

Mar 29, 2018
70th Tulip Festival
Agency

The 2018 Tulip Festival is presented by Citizens Bank. May 12 and 13 in Washington Park!

Amy Helm
Artist

Join us at The Hollow in Albany on three consecutive Sundays for Amy Helm's Woodshed Residency Tour - April 8th, 15th and 22nd.

"I'm just trying to tell some stories as honestly as I can," Amy Helm says of Didn't It Rain, her first solo album.

John Primer at The Linda
Agency

John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. The echoes of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa's, Checkerboard and Rosa's Lounges, pulse from every chord in his fingers today. John Primer is a Chicago Blues Living Legend.

Steep Canyon Rangers "Out In the Open" cover
Artist

For our High in the 70s pledge drive, we have an amazing opportunity for a lucky winner to receive 4 (2 pair) of tickets to see the Steep Canyon Rangers at Levon Helm's Studios (aka The Barn).  For more information about the concert, click here.

The winner will receive 4 tickets (2 pair) held at the door to the venue.  Also, each person in the party will win an autographed CD. Steep Canyon Rangers' new album is "Out in the Open."  The four of you will also get to meet the band.

Ana Popovic
Artist

ANA POPOVIC (with special guest Girl Blue)

Monday, April 16th

The Cohoes Music Hall
Click here for tickets and info.

 

Black Violin
Artist

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
4.13.18 @ 7:30pm
Black Violin
Back by popular demand!

Wil B. & Kev Marcus combine their classical training & hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound called “classical boom."

 

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