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.
Landmark Poughkeepsie Bar Shuts Doors For Good
In an out of the blue announcement, a popular Poughkeepsie bar has closed its doors for good. Patrons showing up to The Derby on Main Street Friday were greeted with a sign stating that as of June 1st, they'd be closed.
New Bastille Tops WRRV’s Buzzcuts For The First Time
Every Friday at 5 PM Simon counts down the top five most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Hudson Valley Festival Named Number Two In The World
An out of this world Hudson Valley festival has gained international recognition, ranking number two in the world in its field.
Once Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant Set To Re-Open
A once popular Poughkeepsie bar and restaurant will re-open under new management with a new name and vibe.
WRRV Sessions For June To Feature Houndmouth
WRRV Sessions continues in the month of June with a special free performance from former Mountain Jam artists, Houndmouth. Join us on Wednesday, June 13th for a one of a kind live performance. Doors will open at 4 pm and the performance goes off at 6.
Boat Sinks After Collision In Hudson Valley Creek
Hudson Valley boating carries its risks. A boat struck a barge in the Esopus Creek on Saturday and sank.
The Bardavon Sets Deal To Put On Shows At Hutton Brickyards
An exclusive deal has been signed that will see The Bardavon booking concerts at the newly renovated Hutton Brickyards in Kingston.
WRRV Sessions Artist Hits Number One On The Buzzcuts
Every Friday at 5PM Simon counts down the top five most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Improvements Will Upgrade Lake George Water Quality
Improvements have been announced that will upgrade the quality of water at America's most beautiful lake. The Town of Lake George will receive nearly $350,000 to repair and upgrade wastewater collection efforts which will help keep the waters of Lake George clean.
New Hudson Valley Headquarters Nearly Complete For Dannon Yogurt
The company that owns Dannon yogurt, Evian water, and other brands will move into their new lower Hudson Valley headquarters when construction is completed in a few weeks.