Author: Amy Modesti

Happy Holidays to my family, friends, and followers. Thank you, readers, for following “Around Town with Amy Modesti”. I am thankful for your friendship, support, and acceptance in what I do personally and creatively. I’m thankful for good health, family & close friends.  I’m thankful to be surrounded by good people who care for each […]

‘Tis the season of giving thanks and gratitude for the things that we are most thankful for. Most Americans are thankful for good health, a home to live in, money to survive, and plenty of food to eat and live on for their daily needs. However, many individuals aren’t as fortunate to have any food […]

Just when the “13th Annual Troy Chowderfest” was ending, the unofficial after-party for the annual event begun at The Hangar on The Hudson. Sunday, October 13, 2019 marked the day when NYC punk rock legends, “The Fleshtones”, came into the “Collar City” to shake things up with some good ol’ rock and roll and punk […]

Happy Birthday to Troy’s own patriotic hero, Samuel Wilson, also known throughout the world as “Uncle Sam”. Wilson was born on September 13, 1766 and passed away on July 31, 1854. Residents can visit his burial site at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy or check out a pavilion on top of Prospect Park with information about […]

Hi readers!! Welcome to my blog, “Around Town with Amy Modesti”!! I am looking forward to sharing my latest adventures “around town” with you and to all of the listeners who have been keeping up with what is happening around the Capital Region music scene here on “RadioRadioX”!! I had the idea to start a […]

Rockin’ on the River is always a great time. Here are a few pictures off the film strip of both Soul Sky and “Kiss the Sky: the RE-Experience.”                        

Honored friend of the Capital Region live music scene, and member of the Radioradiox family, Amy Modesti, was at the Empire State Plaza yesterday, and we have some lovely pictures to show you. Thanks, Amy!  

An abridged version of this article appeared in the June 2019 Issue of Xperience Monthly. “Things always come in threes.” It has been a saying that my mother would tell me whenever any event, both good and bad, would occur. Although some may deem it a superstition, others might believe that saying to be true. […]

It was surf and rockabilly night at the Hangar on The Hudson on Friday, April 5. Music fans of the “It Came from Cropseyville” rockabilly group, Rocky Velvet, were wearing their Rocky Velvet t-shirts in preparation for their return to The Hangar stage. For this one-night only show, Surfer Joe, an Italian lead guitarist/ vocalist […]

Meet Leslie Barkman, one of Capital Region’s blues musicians. Since her move to the City of Albany eleven years ago, Barkman has created a name for herself in the regional blues scene. One can hear Barkman sing and play at any of the many area blues jams. Currently, Barkman performs as both solo artist and […]


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