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KHAZ Country Music News: First-ever Country Music Festival in NYC »

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NEW YORK (AP) – A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer. Live Nation Entertainment announced Wednesday that FarmBorough will take place June 26-28 on Randall’s Island. It’s being billed as the first-ever country music festival in NYC. Tickets go on […]

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KFIX Rock News: Eric Clapton Records Tribute Song For Late Cream Band Mate, Jack Bruce »

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Eric Clapton has recorded a heartfelt tribute song he wrote for his Cream band mate Jack Bruce, who died Saturday at the age of 71. The song, titled “For Jack, is posted on Clapton’s official website and Facebook page, and features Clapton humming a mournful tune as he accompanies himself on acoustic guitar. Following Bruce’s passing, […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 10/29/14 »

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Q: What type of music do mummies like to listen to? A: Wrap music Q: Why do ghosts make good cheerleaders? A: Because they have a lot of spirit.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KFIX House Band For Wed 10/29: Jimi Hendrix »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Jimi Hendrix on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ’s Artist of the Day: Patsy Cline »

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October is Country Music Month. At 99 KZ Country, Real Country, we celebrate Country Music Month with an “Artist of the Day” all month long. Today’s “Artist of the Day” is Patsy Cline. Listen for a song each hour by the day’s artist.   Check the list to know when your favorite artist will be featured: 10/01 […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: George Strait at CMAs »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – George Strait has been added to the entertainment lineup for the Country Music Association Awards. He will perform for the 24th time at the awards show. He’s the reigning Entertainer of the Year and he’s up for that award again. Strait is the most-nominated artist in CMA Awards history, with 83. The […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Aldean and Chesney Touring Together »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean are merging tours. They will play 10 dates together next year, beginning May 2 in San Francisco. Chesney says there aren’t a lot of guys who put out the effort the way Aldean does. Aldean says he has a real friendship with Chesney but “that doesn’t mean […]

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KFIX Rock News: Official Grateful Dead Documentary To Celebrate Band’s 50th Anniversary »

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An authorized documentary about The Grateful Dead will be truckin’ onto screens in conjunction with the jam band’s 50th anniversary. Martin Scorsese will serve as an executive producer on the as-yet-untitled film, which will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev, whose credits include such critically acclaimed docs as The Tillman Story, My Kid Could Paint That […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 10/28/14 »

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Returning the Trick One Halloween, a trick-or-treater came to a woman’s door dressed as “Rocky” in boxing gloves and satin shorts. Shortly after she gave him some goodies, he returned for more. “Aren’t you the same ‘Rocky’ who left my doorstep several minutes ago?” she asked. “No,” he replied, “I’m ‘Rocky II’. I’ll be back […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: New Inductees to Country Music Hall of Fame »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – If Ronnie Milsap had listened to his counselors, he never would have made it to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Milsap says they told him he’d never make it as a professional musician. However, Ray Charles told him he would make it. Milsap was inducted on Sunday in a ceremony in […]

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KFIX House Band For Tues 10/28: Aerosmith »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Aerosmith on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ’s Artist of the Day: Brad Paisley »

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October is Country Music Month. At 99 KZ Country, Real Country, we celebrate Country Music Month with an “Artist of the Day” all month long. Today’s “Artist of the Day” is Brad Paisley. Listen for a song each hour by the day’s artist.   Check the list to know when your favorite artist will be featured: […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘John Wick’ is efficient excitement »

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The evolution of the movie gunfight is very interesting and would make for a spectacular 30-minute documentary. The oversized, muscle-bound commandos of the 1980s and early ’90s employed the spray and pray methodology of dispensing bad guys — imagine a bored 10-year-old watering a garden and replace the garden hose with a big machine gun. […]

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