Tanya Tucker "While I'm Livin'" cover
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Bring My Flowers Now

WEXT wants to acknowledge someone special in your life! Honor someone with a note about what that person means to you. Your entry could win you a digital download of Tanya’s GRAMMY-winning release, While I’m Livin’ ! And qualifies you and your honoree to win a Tanya Tucker grand prize package valued at $100 - courtesy of Fantasy Records , Concord , TanyaTucker.com and Exit 97.7 & 106.1 WEXT. Try to keep your entry to fewer than 40 words. Include their name, your name & address, and...

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Dolittle
Universal Pictures

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa
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National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine presents: ROMEO AND JULIET
Full-Length Ballet in 2 Acts

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Music by Sergei Prokofiev, Choreography by M. Lavrovsky, Production by Garry Sevoyan
Soloists: Juliet - Elena Dobryanskaya, Prima - Ballerin, Romeo - Sergey Dotsenko, Principal Dancer

Caffe Lena 60 Episode 12 1971

Jan 23, 2020
Don McLean in 1971
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 If it is possible, the story of the song and its legend may be bigger than the song.

This is Episode 12 of Caffe Lena: 60 Years of Song. Thank you to Sarah at the Caffe for compiling the list of artists and songs.

Buggy Jive AHA Session
WEXT

WMHT TV's AHA is hosting 518 Sessions with some of our favorite artists.  The newly rebranded and redone show debuts on February 12.  Girl Blue will be on that show.  Others who have stopped by include Buggy Jive, Mike Grutka, Caity Gallagher, Drank the Gold, and Julia Alsarraf.

Julia Alsarraf AHA Session
WEXT

WMHT TV's AHA is hosting 518 Sessions with some of our favorite artists.  The newly rebranded and redone show debuts on February 12.  Girl Blue will be on that show.  Others who have stopped by include Buggy Jive, Mike Grutka, Caity Gallagher, Drank the Gold, and Julia Alsarraf.

Dan DeVita
WEXT

Dan DeVita is an acoustic rock artist based out of the southern Adirondacks. With powerful vocals layered over rock-solid acoustic guitar riffs that combine everything from traditional picking to the slapping and tapping techniques popular to modern fingerstyle music, his sound is truly unlike anything else out there.

Trevor Noah at the Times Union Center
Agency

February 15 | Times Union Center 

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Tickets on sale, now!

Chuck Vosganian and Chris Wienk
WEXT

Chuck Vosganian of Rochmon Record Club dropped by to talk about one of the best albums EVER. Carole King's "Tapestry" might be one of those albums you could consider "perfect." Several hits line both sides, even the "B-tracks" are solid!

Experience the Rochmon Record Club at The Linda with Carole King's "Tapestry" on January 30th.

Michael Eck
WEXT

Michael Eck and I love to chat about music. We both share a love of "lists," especially ones that can cause a bit of controversy. And there seems to be no more controversy than when the list of nominees for the Rock Hall come out - save for when we have the final list of who will be inducted into the Rock Hall (May 2nd, 2020).

Let the games begin!

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J.S. Ondara's journey to the Tiny Desk is a fascinating one. From his home in Nairobi, he listened on his sister's radio to American artists, including Nirvana, Jeff Buckley, Death Cab For Cutie and, most importantly, Bob Dylan. He wanted to be a folk singer, so he moved to Minnesota, Dylan's home state.

Nothing about the music Samantha Fish makes suggests that she's ever been shy. Bold and expressive, it shows off her considerable talent – but it took a bit of a push for Fish to get on stage for the first time.

The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

Jan 23, 2020

Formed in 2013, Ireland quartet The Jeremiahs are spreading their original, urban Irish folk music far and wide across Ireland, Europe and to the States.

While describing the band during its first appearance on Mountain Stage, host Larry Groce said The Jeremiahs have "great songs, emotional vocals, masterful guitar and fiddle / flute conversations that work like fine embroidery ... "

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