Tag: Nixon

POTW: Day and Night at the K-Rockathon (2010)

SYRACUSE -- You've no doubt heard about various concert tours postponing shows or calling them off altogether, citing lack of ticket sales (likely due to consumers getting fed up with high prices).  But one local PD says, "we just want to show if you do it right, [look] what happens."

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Avenged Sevenfold to Stream K-Rockathon Show Live

SYRACUSE -- When the band Avenged Sevenfold takes the stage during K-Rockathon 15 this Saturday, a live video feed of the performance will be streamed on at least four major websites, allowing fans worldwide to "virtually" join those in attendance at the State Fairgrounds.

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K-Rockathon Goes Hi-Tech with iPhone App

SYRACUSE/UTICA-ROME -- Galaxy's trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) are jumping on the Apple bandwagon with a new K-Rockathon 15 App available for the iPhone, the iPod Touch and the iPad.  The app is free and downloadable as of today.

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New Host for K-Rock Nights

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- The K-Rock trio of stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) has a new host for the night shift.  According to PD Nixon, the station has named Candace Curby the new 6-11pm personality, starting June 28th.  Current night jock Tiff is exiting for other opportunities outside radio. also has a photo of Curby.

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KRock Unveils 2010 Dysfunctional Family BBQ Lineup

Looking for the 2012 lineup?  Click here for story posted 4/9/12. SYRACUSE -- A mix of national and local acts are on the bill for the 4th annual KRock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) Dysfunctional Family BBQ.   The station says the concert is set for Sunday, May 29th at Chevy Court at the New York State Fairgrounds. Tickets go on […]

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KRock Lets Listeners Control the Music

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME --  The trio of Modern Rock KRock stations (WKRL North Syracuse/WKRH Minetto/WKLL Frankfort) is giving listeners direct control over the songs played on the stations every Saturday night.  It's all made possible by an online voting system launched last summer by Triton Media.

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KRock Listeners to Pick Decade's Top 100 Songs

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- What were the best rock songs of the last ten years?  The dual-market KRock trio of stations (WKRH/WKRL/WKLL) is asking listeners to cast their votes towards the "Top 100 KRock Songs of the Aughts."

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Stations Get Head Start on Summer Book

SYRACUSE -- The Spring 2009 ratings period doesn't end until Wednesday, but at least two Syracuse stations are getting a jump on some powerful promotions for the summer book, which begins on Thursday.

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Lineup Unveiled for KROCKATHON 14

Looking for the 2010 lineup for K-Rockathon 15? Click here for coverage posted 6/7/2010. SYRACUSE -- Three Doors Down and Papa Roach are among what KROCK is calling the "strongest lineup the radio station has presented in its 14 years of putting on" the KROCKATHON.  Tickets go on sale this Saturday, for the August 8th […]

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KROCK Plans Inaugural Ball

SYRACUSE -- Galaxy's KROCK (WKRL/WKRH) is staging a special Inauguration Ball concert on January 20, complete with local and national performers.

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