New KRock Morning Host Begins Monday

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME -- Earlier this week, we told you that Ryno was counting down his days doing mornings on modern rock KRock, as he started a new assignment hosting nights on classic rock TK99/105 (WTKW/WTKV).  And today, KRock has revealed its plans: new morning host Dex Mitchell is set to make his debut on […]

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Ryno Takes Over TK99 Nights

SYRACUSE -- There's a new but familiar voice on the night shift at TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV).  Ryno, who has been doing mornings for Galaxy Communications sister station modern rock KRock (WKRL/WKRH), is pulling double duty as TK's new night jock.  He just made his debut on the classic rocker within the hour.

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K-Rock Wins National "Modern Rock Station of the Year" Award

SYRACUSE -- Kudos to the crew at K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH) on being named "Modern Rock Station of the Year" by national trade publication FMQB.  The award was based on votes cast by members of the radio and record industries.  K-Rock, owned locally by Galaxy Communications, was up against other "secondary market" contenders, stations in markets ranked […]

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K-Rock Seeking Morning Host

SYRACUSE/UTICA-ROME -- Galaxy Communications is looking for a new morning host for its K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) trio of stations.  A job posting, which appears to have been posted by a radio consulting firm, was posted on a national trade website this morning.

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K-Rockathon 16 Offers Perks with New "Platinum Pass"

SYRACUSE -- A better view of the stages and private "passholder-only" bars are just some of the perks being offered through a new "Platinum Pass" for K-Rockathon 16, later this month at the New York State Fairgrounds. In addition to the new perks, a few more local acts have been added to the lineup for […]

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POTW: Busy Weekend for Syracuse Radio (2011)

SYRACUSE -- This week, we've got not one... not two... but four different Pictures of the Week.  Syracuse radio stations were out in full force at a number of special events last weekend.  It wouldn't be fair to choose just one and make the others wait for another week or two, so we just decided […]

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Stone Temple Pilots to Headline KRockathon 16 (2011)

Updated 8:30pm with KRock Press Release -  SYRACUSE -- Stone Temple Pilots will headline KRockathon 16 next month at the New York State Fairgrounds.  The announcement was made this afternoon by Rainman.  Tickets for the July 30 event go on sale this Saturday.  The 13-band lineup includes several other national recording artists like Seether, Bush […]

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K-Rock Unveils 2011 Dysfunctional Family BBQ Lineup

Looking for the 2012 lineup?  Click here for story posted 4/9/12. SYRACUSE -- A local opener and seven national recording artists are on the bill for the 5th annual Dysfunctional Family BBQ.  The concert, hosted by K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) will take place on May 28 at the New York State Fairgrounds near Syracuse.  Tickets go on […]

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K-Rock Announces Halloween Havoc Concert Lineup

SYRACUSE -- National recording artists Disturbed will headline K-Rock's (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) Halloween Havoc next month at the Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter.  K-Rock program director Nixon says tickets go on sale this Saturday.

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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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