Hey! I'm Tig. I come from the Poughkeepsie (Hudson Valley) area. I'm a rocker whose favorite bands include Guns n Roses, Van Halen, Buckcherry, AC/DC, Alice in chains, Metallica and I love '80s hair metal. In my free time I like to go to the rock shows and knock a few cold beers back at the local bars. I also DJ rock/metal nights out at the bars on occasion. I'm excited to be rockin' out afternoons 3-7 p.m. at Q103 Albany, and at 101.5 WPDH with "The Tig Files" weeknights at 6 p.m. and All Request Saturdays 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Friday, February 23: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 23) to Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford. He’s 66. Other rockers celebrating today include Queensryche guitarist Michael Wilton (56), bassist Steve Priest of Sweet (70), and Europe guitarist John Norum (54). In remembrance today, blues legend Johnny Winter would hav…
Tig’s Metal Box (Radio Show) Playlist: February 17, 2018
Here's the Tig's Metal Box (the radio show) playlist from Feb. 17.
Dirkschneider Rocks The Chance Saturday
Former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider brings his band Dirkschneider to The Chance in Poughkeepsie this Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7pm.
Thursday, February 22: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 22) to Alter Bridge and Creed drummer Scott Phillips. He’s 45. Also celebrating is guitarist Akira Takaski of Japanese metal metal band Loudness (57).
Y&T Rock The Chance This Friday
80's rockers Y&T will play The Chance in Poughkeepsie this Friday (Feb. 23) at 7pm.
Tuesday, February 20: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Today (Feb. 20) we remember Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain on would have been his 51st birthday. Cobain took his life back in April of 1994 at the age of 27.
Harness Racing Made a Return to Saratoga On Sunday
Saratoga's 77th season of live harness racing began Sunday afternoon.
Monday, February 19: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 19) to Black Sabbath founder and lead guitarist Tony Iommi. He’s 70. Other rockers celebrating include Queensryche singer Todd La Torre (44), former Scorpions bassist Francis Bucholz (64), and former Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich (54).
Sunday, February 18: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 18) to former Styx singer Dennis DeYoung. He's 71. Also celebrating is former BTO drummer Robbie Bachman (65).
Saturday, February 17: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 17) to Billie Joe Armstrong. The frontman for Green Day is 46. Other rockers celebrating include drummer Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters (46) and guitarist Rickey Medlocke of Lynyrd Skynyrd (68).