I’m Simon and I host the WRRV afternoon show weekdays 3-7. I was born and raised outside of Hartford and moved to Poughkeepsie to go to Marist. After that, I started a band and got a job here at station. Things I'm into: Festivals, drum solos and grilled cheese. Things I'm not into: Polka, close talkers and burnt grilled cheese. Top 3 music fests to look forward to every year: Mountain Jam, Gathering of the Vibes and Bonnaroo. Sports teams: Bears, Red Sox, Golden State Warriors. My favorite parts of working at WRRV? Artist interviews, concerts, backstage passes and of course free pizza.
Former Hudson Valley Resident Named Fourth Richest Man In America
The fourth richest man in America may not live here anymore, but he grew up in the Hudson Valley. Forbes Magazine has released their annual list of the 400 richest people in the country and when you're mentioned in the same sentence as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffet, you're in go…
Hudson Valley Casino Seeks Employees
The new casino in Sullivan County isn't completed yet, but efforts to hire both full and part-time employees are ramping up.
Police Drummer Recalls Taking A Decade To Learn How To Pronounce Poughkeepsie
The Police played a legendary show in Poughkeepsie in the fall of 1978, one of their first in America before going on to become one of the biggest bands on the planet.
10 Years, Red & Otherwise Set For Poughkeepsie Show Wednesday
If you're looking to rock out on Wednesday night, you might want to head over to The Chance in Poughkeepsie.
WRRV Sessions Featuring Atlas Genius & Magic Giant [Photos]
Atlas Genius and Magic Giant joined us for the October edition of WRRV Sessions and put on an amazing show.
Hudson Valley Cat Gains International Notoriety
Ok, so maybe we're exaggerating a little. But, a well known local brewery cat has been featured in a new book about cats who keep their brewery's and distilleries clear of rodents.
You Know You’re From Poughkeepsie If You Know These Five Words
If you're from Poughkeepsie or the surrounding area, these terms are part of everyday life. But they're all words that fresh crop of freshman have to get to know every year.
Here’s A Free Download Of The New Dirty Heads Album ‘Swim Team’
The new album from Dirty Heads, Swim Team is out now and we wanted to offer up a free download to our loyal email club.
Thirty Seconds To Mars ‘Walk On Water’ Back At Number One
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Hudson Valley Show
'Weird Al' Yankovic is heading out on tour in the new year and will be making a stop in Poughkeepsie. But, be prepared for a different kind of 'Weird Al' show.