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.
Poughkeepsie Skate Park Looks To Make Additional Upgrades
Several months back the local community rallied and raised money to restore the Poughkeepsie skate park in Waryas Park. The work cost around $4,000 and now that it's done, what comes next for the skate park?
Mountain Jam: Day Two
Well we made it through day one of Mountain Jam with tons of musical highlights. Let's take a look at what's ahead for day two.
Foo Fighters Make It Two Weeks In A Row At Number One
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts. Foster The People return to the countdown with their latest ‘Doing It For The Money’. Hey, at least they’re honest. Sir Sly move up one position week over week…
Mountain Jam: Day One
Today's the day we've been waiting for, the action begins at the 13th annual Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain. Here's a quick rundown of the day including the schedule and artists not to miss.
WRRV Hudson Valley Homegrown Showcase
WRRV and Darkside Records present a special Hudson Valley Homegrown showcase this Saturday in Poughkeepsie.
How To Not Get Caught With Your Pants Down At Mountain Jam
WRRV's resident concert groupie Simon has some helpful tips if you're heading up to Mountain Jam this weekend.
New York Lawmakers Pushing For Legal Marijuana
With time winding down on the latest legislative session, politicians have reintroduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in New York state.
WRRV’s Top Five Most Influential Twitter Followers
We decided to take a look at WRRV's Twitter followers and see who was having the biggest impact. We were pretty surprised to see the results, four bands and a professional wrestler in the top five.
Dutchess County Farmland Saved
County Executive Marcus Molinaro has announced a local farm will be saved for posterity through a partnership with the Dutchess Land Conservancy, Scenic Hudson and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Musician Pens Song About A Poughkeepsie Diner
A musician from Myrtle Beach South, Carolina has written and recorded a new song about a Poughkeepsie diner. Now we're super curious about which local diner he was singing about.