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.
This Is Why the Hudson Valley Is Indirectly Responsible for Hippies
A local mansion is at the center of the Hudson Valley's responsibility for furthering the 1960's psychedelic scene.
Arcade Fire Top Countdown Ahead Of Album Release Date
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts. The Foo Fighters will be dropping their new album in September and the new song ‘Run’ shows up at number five today. Weezer and their perfectly timed ‘Feels Li…
Chester Bennington Tribute To Take Place Sunday In Middletown
Chester Bennington of Linkin Park took his life this week at the age of 41. If you're hurting like many of us are, you can join in with some like minded folks at this Sunday's Chester Bennington Memorial Tribute in Middletown.
Andrew Dice Clay Set For Hudson Valley Show
Comedian and actor Andrew Dice Clay is taking his comedy show on the road this fall and that includes a stop here in the Hudson Valley.
Three Reasons Why The WRRV Summer Concert Was A Night To Remember
The WRRV Summer Concert featuring Incubus, Jimmy Eat World and Atlas Genius was Sunday at Bethel Woods. And now that we've had a few days to process it, here are the photos, set lists and a few thoughts.
Popular Poughkeepsie Cafe Opens New Paltz Location
What was once a sushi restaurant in New Paltz now houses a second location for the popular lunch destination, Lola's Cafe.
Hudson Valley Man Barricades Himself Inside His House
A 31 year old Hudson Valley man barricaded himself in his home Tuesday according to a press release from the City of Middletown Police Department.
Indian Point Security Guard Accused of Putting His Penis in a Coworker’s Sandwich
A former security guard at Indian Point nuclear power plant stands accused of putting his penis in a co-worker's sandwich while he worked there.
Join WRRV For Incubus, Jimmy Eat World At Bethel Woods
Today is the big day! Incubus and Jimmy Eat World along with Atlas Genius are set to play Bethel Woods in what should be a day to remember. There are still tickets available, it's a beautiful day for a concert.
The Return Of WRRV’s Cruise-A-Palooza
WRRV will be teaming up with Angry Orchard as we set sail on the waters of the Hudson River this summer!