It’s Local 518 Thursday on WEXT, May 20th

It’s Local 518 Thursday! Links included for the artist/band and song featured on the show so Nippertown readers can find out more about them, and support by listening to & purchasing the songs. A version of the following is posted on the Local 518 Facebook page. Miss the show? Listen to it and previous ones at the WEXT Radio Local 518 Show webpage.

Tonight at 11:00pm, WEXT Radio Local 518 Show host Andy Gregory has a playlist that features:
Julia Alsarraf – “Won’t Feel It
Burgeonelle (ft. Cara May Gorman) – “Come and Go Blues
Caity Gallagher – “Pressed Flowers
Eric Margan – “White Butterfly
Hamilton Craig – “Skin Disease
Jeff Brisbin – “Blame It On Love
Larry Quinn – “Waiting”

The Attic Classic: “Shine Your Light On Me” from the original self-titled MATT SMITH BAND disc. The song’s included on the first of a 4-volume set released in 2020 by Matt, a collection of songs curated from 10 previous albums that had been released since the start of his solo career. The first volume covered his time here in upstate New York.
Tune in WEXT Radio at 97.7 and 106.1 FM, at 89.1’s HD2 station, via online website stream at, or by using the free app for iOS and Android devices.

Matt’s planning on coming back to the area to do a string of dates in September. Meantime, here’s an episode of Real George’s Backroom from June 1982 that includes an interview with the country rock band Interstate, of which Matt was guitarist, and a live clip of the band playing “San Francisco Bound.”

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