Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. But since today is Saturday, it seemed like the perfect time to start celebrating. This afternoon I took a little trip up to WXBQ radio in Bristol, Va., to drop off holiday treats for the guys. Steve Stroud was on the air when I got there, around 3:30 p.m. Steve is [...]Tags: Bristol, Day, East Tennessee, east tennessee state, east tennessee state university, Kenny, Kenny Chesney, Magnolia, Marc, Marcus, Marcus Brooks, Matthew, Matthew James, radio, Reggie, Reggie Neel, Richard, Richard Quillen, S DAY, Steve, Steve Stroud, today, Va., Valentine, valentine candy, WXBQ
Steel Magnolia traveled to Bristol, Va., recently, and made a stop at WXBQ radio in Bristol. The duo, who won last year’s “Can You Duet,” on CMT has been busy ever since, with recordings, shows, and of course the radio tour that is a great starting place for new talent. The photo at the left [...]Tags: Bill Hagy, Brad Paisley, Bristol, Buffalo, cabazon calif, Calif., Carter, duet, Duo, Faith, Gary Allen, Hampton, Hampton Coliseum, Joey, John Rich, Josh, Josh Jones, Karl Dean, kissin 92, Magnolia, Meghan, Meghan Linsey, Metro Channel, Minnesota, N.Y, Nashville, Ohio, parade, Reggie, Reggie Neel, Rhode Island, Rory, Shelton, steel magnolia, Tim, Toby Keith, Travis Tritt, Va., WXBQ, year
This is the last time you will hear me talk about our benefit concert … at least until after it’s over. Then, of course, we’ll have pictures to post! For those of you who have been putting off buying your tickets to tonight’s concert, there’s still time. Tickets will be available at the door, for [...]Tags: area, Bristol, concert, concert goers, donating their time, Erwin, Erwin Record, event, Jim Wozniak, Matt, matt stillwell, Randy, Randy Houser, Reggie, Reggie Neel, show, Tenn., time, unicoi county high school, Va.
On Nov. 18, the day Randy Houser’s CD was released, Reggie Neel got to interview Randy on the air – at WXBQ Radio in Bristol. And, I wanted to share that interview with all of you. When you hear it, you’ll know why I wanted to put it up here. Randy actually talked about me! [...]Tags: Bristol, Chicago, click, council bluffs iowa, Grand Forks, Ill., Interview, Iowa, Jan, Johnson City, N.D, Nashville, Randy, Randy Houser, Reggie, Reggie Neel, Rose Bowl, rose bowl parade, time, winged deer park, WXBQ
Kristy Lee leaves Artisa; A look at Rodney, Kenny, Phil, Randy and Carrie getting their careers started
Former American Idol contestant, Kristy Lee Cook, signed with Artisa records this past summer. She had one song released, that I know of, called “15 Minutes of Shame,” but I never heard it. It wasn’t on the radio around here – and I have no idea if it was on the radio anywhere else. Kristy [...]Tags: american idol contestant, artisa records, Bill, Bill Hagy, Bristol, Carrie Underwood, country, country music world, Johnson City, Kellie Pickler, Kenny Chesney, Kristy, Kristy Lee, Kristy Lee Cook, lot, Marc Tragler, Mart, Mat, Phil, Phil Vassar, radio, Randy, Randy Houser, Reggie, Reggie Neel, Rodney Adkins, station, Toby, winged deer park, WXBQ