Here is a look at who has performed at the KFDI Listener Appreciation Show through the years.  It is quite a list with some really big stars.  The KFDI Joyland concerts began in 1965 and then the KFDI Listener Appreciation Show started in 1972 as a way of thanking our listeners for their support.

2019 – Chris Janson, Riley Green, Logan Mize

2018 – Josh Turner, Midland, Morgan Evans

2017 – Hunter Hayes, Cam, Runaway June

2016 – Eli Young Band, Cannan Smith, Tara Thompson

2015 – Kip Moore, Kristian Bush, Chase Bryant

2014 – Thompson Square, The Swon Brothers, Lindsay Ell

2013 – Jerrod Niemann, The Henningsens, Greg Bates

2012 – Easton Corbin, Lauren Alania, Dustin Lynch

2011 – Chris Young, Brett Eldredge, Walker Hayes

2010 – Josh Turner, Bucky Covington, Emily West.  (Bucky did not perform due to severe weather flight cancellations)

2009 – Luke Bryan, Whitney Duncan, Dean Brody

2008 – Rodney Atkins, Carters Cord, Jimmy Wayne

2007 – Phil Vassar, Flynville Train, Catherine Britt

2006 – Tracey Lawrence, Scotty Emerick, Danielle Peck

2005 – Darryl Worley

2004 – Sara Evans, Jeff Bates, Kevin Denny

2003 – No show held

2002 – Rascal Flatts, Brad Martin, Kevin Denny (Doug Collins, Johnny Western, Dave Holland Band)

2001 – Hal Ketchum, Chris Cagle, Marshall Dyllon

2000 – Joe Diffie, Holly Dunn

1999 – Gene Watson, Ty Herdon, The Wilkinsons

1998 – Marty Stuart, BR5-49, John McEuen

1997 – Mark Chesnut, Gene Watson

1996 – Ray Price, Doug Stone, Junior Brown

1995 – Tammy Wynette, Western Flyer

1994 – Ronnie Milsap, Shawn Camp

1993 – Michael Martin Murphey, Michelle Wright, Fiddlin’ Frenchie Burke

1992 – Ricky Skaggs, Suzy Bogguss, Marty Brown

1991 – Waylon Jennings, Jessie Colter, Jann Browne, Riders In The Sky,  Johnny Western

1990 –  Charley Pride, Shelby Lynne, John McEuen, Neal McCoy

1989 – Mel Tillis, Kathy Mattea, Buck Trent

1988 – Eddie Rabbitt, Asleep At The Wheel, Rosie Flores, Denise Robbins

1987 – Tom T. Hall, Charly McClain, Wayne Massey, Mason Dixon

1986 – Bill Monroe, Billy Walker, Little Jimmie Dickens, Ferlin Husky, Jimmy C. Newman, Slim Whitman, Byron Whitman, Charlie McCoy

1985 – Ray Price, Michael Martin Murphey, Whites

1984 – Glen Campbell, Gary Morris, Riders In The Sky

1983 – Roy Clark, Ronnie Dunn, Rodney Lay, Jimmy Henley

1982 – Sonny James, Bellamy Brothers, Reba McEntire, Susie McEntire

1981 – Bobby Bare, Bill Anderson, Alabama, Sylvia

1980 – (missing from our files) 

1979 – Gatlin Brothers

1978 – (we are becoming forgetful) 

1977 – Donna Fargo, Sonny James, RW & Donna Blackwood, Riverside Boys

1976 – Wilburn Brothers, Ferlin Husky

1975 – (lost to the ages)

1974 – Ray Price

1973 – Lefty Frizell, Roy Drusky.

1972 – Buck Owens, Susan Raye, Freddie Hart, Tony Booth, Osborne Brothers.