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Ronnie Dunn Will Appear on Sammy’s New Album

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Music circles run big deep and you never know who you will meet and even perform with. The other day I wrote about Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert, mentioning that the “Red Rocker”, Sammy Hagar would be one of the musicians performing. Ronnie Dunn is also one of To0by’s friends helping with the concert […]

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Toby’s Twister Benefit Sells Out Fast!

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Promoters announced June 19th tickets going on sale for Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert took place on Friday, June 21st – they are SOLD OUT! Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium seats 82,112! You figure with the stadium in a U-shaped configuration, set the stage up at the ends on the U; that might eliminate […]

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Racing Weathered Out This Weekend at Sands Speedway!

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Race fans didn’t actually get rained out this past Saturday at the track, more like weathered out; creating conditions that canceled racing at Sands Speedway. Misting precipitation and fog created conditions that caused officials to cancel racing. Any amount of moisture on the race surface with drivers using slick tires on the rear axle would […]

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Eldredge’s Debut Album Set For Aug 6 Release

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Atlantic Records country star Brett Eldredge has announced the details for his forthcoming debut solo album ‘Bring You Back. The singer-songwriter revealed the covert art, track listing and release date for the collection, for which he wrote 11 of the 12 songs. Atlantic Records plans to release ‘Bring You Back’ on Aug. 6. Eldredge worked […]

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Veterans’ Appreciation Has Good Turnout Despite Shaky Weather

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Veterans’ Appreciation Has Good Turnout Despite Shaky Weather

Sands Speedway had a big car turnout this past weekend despite the shaky weather for Saturday and the track showed their appreciation for area veterans by allowing free admission! Sands conducts heat races, semi-feature, feature races and a dash during Saturday’s activities. The drivers racing this year are providing more competitive, door to door racing […]

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Zac Brown Band’s Percussionist Wins Modern Drummer Award

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Daniel de los Reyes, percussionist with country band, Zac Brown Band, recently was awarded Modern Drummer’s 2013 Reader’s Poll Percussionist of the Year! Reyes is a third generation drummer/percussionist of Puerto Rican/Cuban/American decent. WFXD regularly plays songs from the three time Grammy winning band but I would have never guessed the Daniel and ZBB’s drummer […]

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Eli Young Band Catch “Huge Deal” On Chesney Tour

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Last year, Eli Young Band performed at the UP State Fair and had a great time and turn out. This year, the band will be having a summer to remember since they have signed on to perform with Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Nation Tour! Think of it while you check this snap shot from Chesney’s […]

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Sands Speedway Recognizing Area Veterans This Saturday!

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 Sands Speedway has set this week’s racing action in appreciation for our area veterans. This Saturday, June 15th, all veterans can get in to watch racing at the track for only $5. If you are a veteran & a senior – you get in for FREE! Last weekend’s featured Super Stock race finished door to […]

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Johnny Cash Commemorated in Postal Stamp

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The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the latest stamp in its Music Icon series this week in Nashville: a stunning portrait of Johnny Cash. In a musical ceremony at the famed Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday (June 5), Johnny’s son, John Carter Cash, welcomed an all-star roster of country artists to honor his dad in song. Among […]

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$50,000 Raised By Tim McGraw’s Foundation Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am

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The 2nd Annual Tug McGraw Foundation Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am raised approximately $50,000thanks to the help of Kix Brooks, Troy Gentry ofMontgomery Gentry, Randy Houser, Craig Campbell and Keith Anderson just to name a few.  The event raised approximately $50,000 to benefit the foundation’s efforts to improve the lives of military service members who have […]

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