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Another Edition of The Local Artist Show welcomed Local Band DRIVE to the Roosevelt Cultural Center in Downtown Ishpeming for an hour of great music on 103.3 The Country Extreme and Streaming Live on WFXD.com. DRIVE is:  Warren MacDonald – Drums & Vocals John Letts – Bass Dano Keller – Guitar & Vocals Steve Leuthold […]

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Upper Peninsula in 3D from Then to Now

Negaunee, MI – August 23, 2011 -The Upper Peninsula in 3D wrapped up the August series of the “Afternoons at the Museum” lineup at the Iron Industry Museum.  This event was presented by photographer, Don Balmer.  He is a retired school teacher for Marquette Area Public Schools with an interest in 3-dimensional photography. Balmer showed […]

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Troy Olsen, Off To An Impressive Start

August 23, 2011- Troy Olsen‘s music paints pictures of deserts, tumbleweeds, and small towns because he grew up as an American cowboy on a ranch in Arizona.  He has become a well-known favorite in Arizona and New Mexico. Since a child he has always been obsessed with country music.  He begged for his first guitar […]

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Texaco Country Showdown in Palmer Michigan

Palmer, MI – August 23, 2011 – The Texaco Country Showdown in Palmer, Michigan was apart of Palmer’s annual Heritage Days.  The fire department was drilling out food for community members.  There was a parade through town and a car show.  Many members of the community showed up at Kid’s Park in Palmer to enjoy […]

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Gretchen Wilson On Tour

Gretchen Wilson is on tour now with Big and Rich and will be through September. The phenomenal country star wasn’t always so well big and rich. As a matter of fact she at one time was very, very poor. Her mother was just sixteen when she gave birth and Gretchen grew up in rough world. […]

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Charlie Daniels Band featured on American Country Gold with Elmer Aho

08/22/2011 – Elmer Aho enjoyed the Charlie Daniels Band performance at the UP State Fair in Escanaba last Friday (August 19th), so Elmer decided to play the single “Simple Man” off of their newest CD “Land That I Love” on his classic country radio show “American Country Gold” the next night between requests. While the […]

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Well, the College Students are moving back into the Dorms, School is right around the Corner for the youngsters, and Labor Day is fast approaching, which means Summer Is Almost Over!! You still have a couple weeks left before the Fall Leaves Change Color and lives get real busy again. What Was The Best Thing […]

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The Upper Peninsula State Fair Seems As Busy As I Can Remember Since 1992

Escanaba – August 19, 2011-  Friday at the Upper Peninsula State Fair was standing room only.  The midway was packed with folks trying out the games,                 seeking out Norms french fries, waiting in line for Croatian Chicken,  buying pop & cotton candy, and rides on the giant […]

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Justin Moore, with a Simple Approach to Country Music

08/22/2011- Justin Moore is apart of The Valory Music Company and has been making true country music since the release of his first self titled album in August of 2009.  Instant success for this true country star came from two of his greatest hits, “Small Town USA” and “How I Got To Be This Way.”  […]

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Sands Speedway Races To Victory

 Sands Speedway Four Cylinder Stock/Modified, Sportsmen, Late Model Racing On Saturday, Aug 20th I was fourtunate enough to attend the races at Sands Speedway with a great friend of mine Eugene Menapace. It was the MOST FUN I have had this entire summer! Its not that my life is boring! On the contrary, I like […]

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