Are you Local 518?

We are looking to compile a list of links to bands/artists from the Local 518. If you are one, please post your link here. We will compile and post with others as we grow our Local 518 project.

Does your venue feature Local 518 musicians? Post your link, too.

Keep rockin’, Local 518!



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Exit 97.7, WEXT Turns Three!

Our third birthday is today!  7/7/10!!  Check it out!  Hey, we’re having a party at Valentines in Albany on July 17th.  Sgt Dunbar, The Rain in Spain and Sea of Trees (cd release party for their new record).

Did you see this Spinner interview with Alex of Sgt Dunbar?  Click here.
See you at our party – 7/17!

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Tess’ Lark Tavern Needs Us All!

We at EXT are deeply saddened by the fire at Tess’ Lark Tavern. Our thoughts are with you, Tess – and everyone who works there and relies so heavily on this treasured icon. Tess lets the Local 518 ROCK! and there is the weekly open mic. We want to help. Many in the community already are. This is when we all need to come together. Keep on rockin’, Lark Tavern!!!

As seen on our friends at

Posts are:
Restauranter, Matt Baumgartner’s donation collection:
Local artist Samson Contompasis (who recently put his gallery back on track after a fire consumed the space) fundraiser for May 22nd at the Marketplace Gallery.

Artists who would like to donate a piece of artwork to the Marketplace Gallery fundraiser for Tess Lark Tavern can contact Samson at

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Phantogram Tour Diary

We just want to be riding in the Phantogram Escalade! They are too cool.

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Local 518 Rocks Tulip Fest!

Tulip Fest
Saturday, May 8th 1-530p

Lindsey Mae
Charlie Watts Riots
Alta Mira
Mike Gent

Rock the Local 518 stage at the Lakehouse in Washington Park!

More info click here.

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Local 518 in Instant Battle of the Bands

Jimmy Fallon’s Instant Battle of the Bands had one of our own Local 518 singers at a recent battle. Erin Harkes rocked it and has conquered a nation.

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Railbird release new EP.

Railbird are working on a new album. To tantalize us somewhat, they are releasing an EP at Putnam Den in Saratoga (3/26, Friday).

We talk with Sarah Pedinotti and Chris Kyle and hear the EP this Thursday night at 625p. It leads up to the Exit Dome 3 rebroadcast.

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