Battenkill River Runs Through It Festival
Battenkill Conservancy

Kickoff Summer Along The Banks of The Battenkill

The 9th Annual Battenkill Runs Through It River Festival returns on Saturday, May 25 from Noon – 5pm at the Greenwich Town Beach, just north of the village on State Route 29. The community supported, family friendly environmental festival kicks off the summer season on the banks of the Battenkill. Help celebrate the best of the Battenkill, provide open access to the waterfront and offer healthy recreation opportunities for all! MUSIC : The popular regional band, HEARD headlines the...

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Crazy Swedes
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Friday, May 31 | Round Lake Auditorium

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The English Beat
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Saturday, June 1 | Skyloft at Crossgates

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The Wailers
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Thursday, May 30 | Skyloft at Crossgates

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Briston Maroney
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Nashville singer songwriter, Briston Maroney tells us about his experience on American Idol. He said it changed his perspective on what he thought he might want out of a career in music.  The knowledge he gained about how the industry worked was immeasurable. 

Briston has put out his second EP, "Indiana," and hopes to have a full-length album down the road.

  

Sam Morrow
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Houston-born, LA-based Sam Morrow started putting out bluesy, boot-stompingly traditional records a few years back. His newest, Concrete and Mud, finds him merging classic rock, southern soul and funk in there, too (in fact, a friend of Morrow’s dubbed it “countrified funk”).

Greg Haymes
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On Sunday, May 19th, several hundred friends of Greg Haymes gathered at The Egg to pay tribute to a true hero of the Local 518 music and art scene.  The event started with a late afternoon reception in the lobby of the Hart Theatre.  Folks gathered, and greeted one another. Some even donned white stuff on their noses. Thanks, Paul Rapp.

Music on Mainsteet
Music on Mainstreet

Music on Mainstreet in Canajoharie is back for another summer of fun and live music!  Pack up the kids, grab some friends and join us for free music on the lawn of the NBT Bank at the corner of Mohawk and Church Streets this August!

Local 518 Music Report
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Courtesy of Local 518 Show host Andy Gregory and WEXT Radio, get your very own PDF copy of The Local 518 Music (and More) Report - 2019 Quarter 1. The report covers the time period of January 1st to March 31st, 2019. Be sure to share! 

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The Hustle
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Local 518 Show 1916
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Ever notice that the flow of great music is nearly constant in the Local 518? Catch the wave and enjoy tunes on this episode from The Sea The Sea, Stellar Young, Hand Habits, Bruiser and Bicycle, Sawyer Fredericks, Leah Woods, and Donnie. The Attic Classic is the title track from the Ashley Pond Band 2009 album 'The Waiting.'

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Our shortlist of the best albums out this week includes a stirring call for social justice from soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples, rapper YG's powerful remembrance of Nipsey Hussle and the first new release in six years from lo-fi rock veterans Sebadoh. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Ann Powers, Sidney Madden and Stephen Thompson as they share their picks for the most essential albums dropping on May 24.

Featured Albums:

  1. Mavis Staples: We Get By
    Featured Song: "Sometime"

Watch White Denim Perform 'Shanalala'

May 23, 2019

Austin, Texas-based band White Denim absolutely tore through its live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic with an energy and swagger that bent KCRW's airwaves. Technically proficient and loud as hell, the new tracks from the group's album, Side Effects, are best played with the volume up.

K. Ishibashi has kept many instruments and techniques at his disposal — violins and loop pedals and layering effects that give his music a symphonic, hyper-multitracked sound — but the language he speaks is one of profound empathy. It's right there in the titles of albums like 2016's Sonderlust ("sonder" being the notion that others have complex lives of their own) and the new Omoiyari ("omoiyari" being the idea that thinking of others fosters compassion).

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