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.
Titanic To Return To Hudson Valley Movie Theaters
The classic Jim Cameron film Titanic will return to theaters December 1st to mark its 20th anniversary. The exclusive partnership with AMC theaters means just two Hudson Valley theaters will be showing this limited engagement.
Warped Tour Announces Dates, Final Summer On The Road
Music fans from the Hudson Valley and beyond have supported Warped Tour since it began in 1995. Sadly in a major announcement, they've announced that this summer will be their last as a summer tour staple.
New Law To Limit Barge Traffic On The Hudson River
There has been much discussion over the last few years about commercial traffic on the Hudson River. A Coast Guard proposal to add places for these large ships to anchor, was met with swift disapproval. Now, a new law will make it even harder to sacrifice the environment for commercial gain.
Ongoing Photo Project Chronicles Main Street Poughkeepsie
A photo project by a recent Vassar College graduate is an ongoing piece of work chronicling a three mile stretch of Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Barns Courtney Brings The Good Vibes To WRRV Sessions
Barns Courtney brought a solid performance and good vibes to the Taproom at Newburgh Brewing Company on Friday. He's on tour in support of his new album Attractions of Youth and made a stop in the Hudson Valley to showcase some of his new material.
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation In Support Of Veterans
Governor Cuomo signed five pieces of legislation on Saturday designed to help New York veterans. According to a press release, that includes an order that adds PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions to receive medical marijuana.
Beck Earns Rare Buzzcut ‘Hat Trick’
Beck has the #1 WRRV Song Three Weeks In A Row
Five Year Anniversary Of The WRRV Pub Crawl Through Ireland
It almost didn't happen because of super storm Sandy, but the WRRV Pub Crawl though Ireland was a tremendous success. Taking a look back on the five year anniversary.
Here’s How To Get A Free Beverage From Starbucks Through Monday
Starbucks is kicking off the holiday season with a bang. Here's how to pick up a free beverage from any participating Hudson Valley location.
Rosie O’Donnell To Sell Lower Hudson Valley Homes
Longtime Hudson Valley resident Rosie O'Donnell is moving on, putting her local homes on the market.