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What Aerosmith Song Are You Most Excited to Hear Tonight? [POLL]

Aerosmith & The Global Warming Tour has arrived in Albany! The stage is being set up at the Albany Times Union Center.   Cheap Trick will open the show at 7:30, followed by close to a two hour set from the bad boys of Boston.   Take our poll and tell us what song are you most excited to hear tonight?   

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Albany Area 4th of July Firework Locations

The 4th of July falls in the middle of the week on a Wednesday this year. The question is when do you celebrate the 4th? Is it this weekend, next weekend, on the 4th or the entire the week? The Capital Region has many firework displays for you to watch over the next ten days. We have compiled a list for you.

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Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
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Roger Waters Set To Build The Wall at Albany’s Times Union Center

Tonight a giant white wall will be erected inside the Times Union Center as Roger Waters brings his The Wall Live show to downtown Albany.    Show begins promptly at 8pm, there is no opening act.  Be aware, parking could be difficult as there are travel advisories for Alive@5, and road construction on I-787.  What can we expect to see tonight at the show?

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Local Bands Submit to Play Q-Ruption 2012

The Q103 Q-Ruption 2012 is the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival, September 1st at Saratoga Performing Arts Center featuring Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, Adelita's Way,  P.O.D, many others  and YOUR band.  We're in search for the best unsigned homegrown Capital Region band to open the biggest rock show this summer and the chance to tour with the UPROAR Festival in 2013.  For more information and to submit your band click more.

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Wedding Party Falls Into Lake [VIDEO]

Wedding dress two thousand dollars, Reception on a lake thirty thousand dollars, having the entire wedding party fall into a lake.. Priceless. This is exactly what happened to a Eric Walber and Maegan McKee at their wedding reception in Michigan.  They wanted to get a picture of the wedding party on a dock, however the dock tilted throwing the entire wedding party into the lake.  Watch the viral video now. 

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Q103 / Nick Lee
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First Ever Q103 Dysfunctional Golf Tournament [PHOTOS]

Monday June 25th Golfers took to the Orchard Creek Golf Course in Altamont for the first ever Q103 Dysfunctional Golf Tournament. A great time was had by all as they tried to maneuver around 18 holes being distracted or having to over come several obstacles. Sort of like miniature golf on a regulation size course. Afterwards Wayland performed a acoustic set for all the participants. Check out the photos and be ready for the 2nd annual.

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Q103 / Nick Lee
Q103 / Nick Lee
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Volbeat Melted Your Face at Upstate Concert Hall [PHOTOS]

From the very first chord of Volbeat' opening song 'A Warrior's Call', you could tell who the 1200 plus metal heads fans came to see Saturday Night at Upstate Concert Hall. Volbeat, Hell Yeah and Iced Earth put on one hell of a face melting metal show. If you were there, at the meet n greet or had your photo taken with the Q103 Q-Tease find all the photos here.

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Win Aerosmith Tickets & Great Escape Passes at Q-Tease Trivia

Some big prizes this week at Q103 Smarter Than The Q-Tease Trivia. Aerosmith is Friday night at the Times Union Center and it's one of your last chances to win tickets. Also since Summer is in full swing you can also win passes to the Great Escape. Every Wednesday night 7-9 we play Smarter Than A Q-Tease Trivia at the Lager House in Latham. Cheaters- Click get answers to questions that will be asked to help your team win. 

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Q103 Nick Lee
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Fuel Sparked at Upstate Concert Hall [PHOTOS]

Friday night the band Fuel performed at Upstate Concert Hall. The small crowd on hand was able to get up close and personal with one of the bands that brought us such hit songs as Hemorage (In My Hands) and Shimmer. If you were at the show and had your photo taken with Ashley and Jen from the Q103 Q-Tease find them here.

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getty images mark davis
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Aerosmith Set List on Global Warming Tour

The long wait is almost over, Friday night Aerosmith and the Global Warming Tour comes to the Albany Times Union Center.   It's 42 years in the making, some of the songs will be the Same ole Song and Dance while new ones will Walk This Way to a debut.  The tour is also in support of their new album called Music From Another Demension coming out this fall.   What songs will we see Aerosmith perform Friday night? Check out the setlist from previous stops on the tour. 

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Saratoga Race Course Announces 2012 Giveaways

The New York Racing Association plans to continue it's tradition of giveaways this summer at the Saratoga Race Course.  There will be four Sundays throughout the meet where fans can get some really cool giveaways with a paid admission while supplies last. Three giveaway items are returning while a fourth one is something new.   Check out the dates and giveaways. Tell us which one you would want the most.

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