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.
New York-Based Grocer Named America’s Favorite Supermarket
A New York based company has been named America's favorite grocery chain, but you won't find many of them in the Hudson Valley.
Imagine Dragons Reclaim Number One Buzzcut
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts. Cold War Kids return with the highly anticipated ‘Love Is Mystical’, it’s been on and off the countdown for a bit now. Today it’s on, at number five. &#…
The Verve Pipe Returning to the Hudson Valley
The Verve Pipe have announced a return to the Hudson Valley.
Revolutionary War Re-Enactment Coming To Newburgh
The Hudson Valley is filled with culturally significant landmarks that played a role in our nations history. On June 3rd a Revolutionary War re-enactment will take place at Washington Heatquarters Historic Site in Newburgh.
Former Gully’s Property In Newburgh Could See Massive Development
Parts of the Newburgh waterfront will look dramatically different in a few years if the new project is approved.
Exclusive WRRV Bastille Pre-Sale For Albany
Bastille will be performing at the Palace Theater in Albany we we've got exclusive access to the pre-sale before tickets even go on sale.
Mountain Creek Water Park Files For Bankruptcy
A popular water park frequented by Hudson Valley residents for years has filed for bankruptcy.
Former Hudson Valley Newsman Drains Amazing Half Court Shot At MSG
A former Hudson Valley and current NY1 reporter hit an amazing shot from half court at Madison Square Garden and ended up landing on ESPN and Sports Illustrated, among others.
Hudson Valley Open Studio Tour To Feature Local Artists
The 2017 Gardiner Open Studio Tour will provide an inside look at the homes and work spaces of more than two dozen Hudson Valley artists.
Jimmy Eat World Breaks Out Rare Early Song At WRRV Sessions
Jimmy Eat World hit the stage at WRRV Sessions last Friday and broke out a few fan favorites including a rarely played early song from their Clarity album.