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The WEXT Podcast

The WEXT Podcast


Gathered content from the WEXT airwaves.

Most Recent Episodes

"A New Dimension" - First Night Saratoga 2020

Ready! Set! First Night! Get ready to ring in the new year in Saratoga Springs! First Night Saratoga - one of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the U.S. - has something for everyone! Music, magic, storytelling, and much, much more! Thousands will gather in downtown Saratoga Springs on Tuesday, December 31st as Saratoga Arts hosts over 60 performing groups in over 30 venues throughout the city, with a 5k road race kicking off the night! Join WEXT in the City Center for three

Ready! Set! Drink and Meander!

Naughty or nice, you can spread a little holiday cheer this year! Dust off those Santa hats, don your Speedo and get READY! SET! SPRINT! Join over 175 runners in the 14 th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint, Saturday, December 14 th on Lark Street in Albany. The 800 meter run raises money for Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Med . Register online at Albany Speedo Sprint dot org . Presented by Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP) and the Albany All Stars Roller

Rochmon Live at The Linda: A Bowie Spectacular

The Rochmon Record Club experience is taking a twist this next time. November 30th at The Linda, join Chuck Vosganian with his latest show. Five Local 518 bands play the music of David Bowie, all eras represented. The five bands are Bendt, Haley Moley, Ampevene, Front Biz and Zan & the Winter Folk. Details at The Linda website. Let's hear what Chuck has to say.

Listen: Tommy Castro & Tinsley Ellis Bring The T'N'T Tour To Cohoes

Two monstrous musical forces of nature are coming to the Cohoes Music Hall Wednesday, November 20th at 8pm! The T'N'T Tour featuring Tommy Castro + The Painkillers and Tinsley Ellis will deliver an evening of high energy blues, rock, and soul music that is sure to knock your socks off! Whether he's squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd! Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the

Listen: Local 518 Steve Candlen

Local 518 singer-songwriter Steve Candlen made a new EP! He stopped by WEXT to share his inspiration and talk about Magnolia's.

Rochmon Record Club Presents "Fly Like An Eagle" at Caffe Lena

One of 1976's biggest albums was "Fly Like An Eagle." At the next event, Chuck Vosganian's Rochmon Record Club takes on this Steve Miller album. Chuck talks with me about the album, and he goes a little bit into it. But he saves the best stuff for November 19 at Caffe Lena where you can experience the full on Rochmon experience. Chuck has this engaging way of teaching us new things and helping is listen to a full album with renewed ears. There's trivia, hundreds of images, and a special

Listen: Toronzo Cannon Plays Skyloft November 23rd

Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon defies all expectations. The blistering guitarist, soulful vocalist, singular songwriter and city bus driver fuses his muscular, rock-inspired blues guitar playing with his original, keenly detailed slice-of-life songs, blazing his own blues trail. Toronzo's sophmore release on Alligator Records, The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp raises the ante on his modern day blues vision, with 12 distinctive new songs that skillfully blend witty, "ain't it the truth"

Listen: Mik Bondy of The Garcia Project

Mik Bondy tells Dave Michaels , " Jerry touched my soul. I know he touched a lot of other peoples and I just want to rejoice with them." The Garcia Project 's performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. They are the only nationally touring Jerry Garcia Band tribute band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1976 to 1995. For anyone that never had a chance to experience the Jerry Garcia Band or for fans that want to

Passport Series - Music Haven Concerts Indoors

Each summer for 30 years this past year, we've traveled the world one concert at a time with Mona Golub and her amazing Music Haven Concerts series. A few years ago, she launched a continuation of that series with several concerts throughout the fall into the spring. Mona stopped by to discuss this year's Passport Series . With shows in November, February and April to come, hear all about it.

Abbey Road at 50 And in Surround Sound

Chuck Vosganian is at it again! His Rochmon Record Club is headed to The Linda on October 17th to put their sound system to the test. His next album to listen to with you is "Abbey Road," the newly remixed and remastered, and put into 5.1 Surround Sound version. Wait until you hear it as if you were part of the band, or in the recording studio when they created it. Hear my conversation with Chuck, and make sure you get to The Linda for this special event.

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