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  • Jon Pardi - one of the best Conference Room Concerts in a long time!

    One thing is for sure - you will never hear me complain about my job. I love music and one of my favorite parts of my job is hearing new music and meeting new artists. That's why I love having artists come by to perform for us. Recently, Jon Pardi stopped in and he blew me away. He's a great songwriter and (in my humble opinion) has everything in place to really make it in this business. Check out his Conference Room performance

  • Edens Edge and the Kansas Humane Society!!!

    I have to tell you - Edens Edge was absolutely fantastic last week at the Humane Society. If you ever get a chance to go see them, please do. You'll love them. Hannah has (I think) one of the best voices in country music today. And then add in Dean and Cherrill and they will blow you away too. The playing is exceptional, the harmonies are exceptional the chemistry between the three is fantastic.

  • Check out Carrie's new video!

    I know there are one zillion Carrie Underwood fans in Wichita. I might be overstating just a little - a half a zillion at least. Here's her brand new video for "Good Girl"!

  • This is almost a cute overload!!!!!!!!

    I'm beginning to think I like these two girls more than I like Ellen!!!! Ellen has really made them stars that's for sure. If you haven't heard of Sophia Rose and Gracie...watch this! They are quite good at interviewing and I could learn a thing or two from them. I mean, I've never even thought to ask someone if they get hungry when singing!!!

  • Luke Bryan sings Adele!

    Of all the people you'd think that Luke Bryan would cover in his live show - who would have thought Adele? Not me, that's for sure. But check it out for yourself!

  • For all my cat-loving friends...

    This is your daily dose of cute. Nothing like baby kitties!!!!

  • This is when I fell in love with Edens Edge...

    I'm sure you've heard me talk about "Conference Room Concerts" before...it's when new artists go to radio stations across the country to meet the programmers (and hopefully some staff and some listeners) and they perform for them. I have seen a LOT of people in our conference room over the years, from Lady A to Luke Bryan, and I love it when I get very excited about a new act.

  • Look at Buddy The Wonder Dog!!!!!

    Buddy and I have had so much fun taking agility classes. It's such a great way to work with your dog and I think it's as much fun for him as it is for me. Here is Buddy before class started:

  • Dierks and his daughter - this is beyond sweet!

    Dierks Bentley has a new CD coming out on Tuesday. "Home", and there's a song on it that just touches my heart. It's the last cut on the CD called "Thinking of You" and it's obviously written about his family:

  • A sneak at a cut off Dierks' new album!

    Dierks Bentley has a new CD coming out on Tuesday, called "Home". I really think you'll like it - especially if you're a Dierks fan! Here's a little sneak and story behind an album cut called "5-1-5-0"...

  • I love Betty White

    I really, really, really, really do. I have loved her since she played Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore Show. THEN, I loved her even more on The Golden Girls. (And by the way did you know they wanted her to play Blanche put she didn't want to play another character like Sue Ann - and I'm glad she was Rose, she was perfect!)

  • My #1 CD of 2011...

    ...is not a surprise to anyone. It's Eric Church's "Chief"!!!!!!!!!!!

  • My #2 CD of 2011 - Chris Young

    This was a total no-brainer for me. "Neon" is one amazing CD.

  • My #3 CD of 2011 - Miranda Lambert

    I'm sure Miranda Lambert had a lot of pressure on her when it came time to release her fourth CD. After releasing "Revolution" she finally got the recognition she deserved but it also set everyone's expectations really high for her next CD. I think she absolutely lived up to that expectation with "Four The Record".

  • My #4 CD of 2011 - Ronnie Dunn

    I wonder if Ronnie Dunn was nervous when he put out this CD. I mean, he had huge success with the Top Duo ever in country music; he walked away from that and then put out a CD that (I think) is better than anything he ever did with Kix. (with all respect to Kix and B&D fans everywhere!)

  • My #5 CD of 2011 - Ashton Shepherd

    As soon as I heard "Look it Up" the first single off Ashton's new CD "Where Country Grows", I KNEW I was going to love the CD. And I was not disappointed.

  • My #6 CD 0f 2011 - Blake Shelton

    Blake Shelton has had one heckuva 2011 - he was on a hit TV show, got married, won male vocalist of the year and put out one great CD "Red River Blue".

  • My #7 CD of 2011 - Hunter Hayes

    This one might surprise a few people - but it's probably because they haven't heard the CD.

  • My #8 CD of 2011 - Lady A

    There was sure a lot of high expectations when it came time for Lady Antebellum to release their third CD "We Own The Night" and I think they did a brilliant job of showcasing what they do so well. For me, this CD isn't breaking any new ground for the band but it's really solidifying their place in country music. Now, that said, I don't hear this is as a very "country" sounding CD. Definitely much more pop sounding than country sounding.

  • My #9 CD of 2011 - Luke Bryan

    I think "Tailgates and Tanlines" is definitely his best CD yet. I'll admit it - I find "Country Girl" to be probably my biggest guilty pleasure of the year. The song really doesn't have much lyrical value but it's fun and there's something about the feel of that song that just draws me in. That said, I'm way to old to be shaking it for anyone.

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