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.
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."
SYRACUSE -- The 15th annual K-Rockathon, hosted by Galaxy Communications trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) boasted a crowd of 15,000 in attendance this past Saturday. Bob Niedt from the Syracuse Post-Standard covered the mega-concert at the State Fairgrounds -- click here to read his article, which appeared in today's paper.
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.
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. AllAccess.com also has a photo of Curby.
RALEIGH, NC -- National trades are reporting a promotion for former K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) personality JJ Herr. Since 2007, he's been working middays at country station WQDR, and now adds Assistant PD duties at the Curtis Media Group-owned station.
This is about the 2010 lineup. For our 6/6/11 story about the 2011 K-Rockathon lineup, click here. Updated 6/8/10: SYRACUSE -- Avenged Sevenfold and Limp Bizkit are among the top names scheduled to appear at K-Rockathon 15 later next month at the New York State Fairgrounds. The lineup was announced by Rainman on Monday evening […]
UTICA-ROME -- Central New York native Kidd Chris, who now hosts mornings at KUFO in Portland, Oregon, is returning to the Mohawk Valley's airwaves. He's hosting a new Saturday night show, starting tonight, on 92.7 The Drive (WXUR). The show will air from 7pm to midnight. Updated 5/10 with correction.