103 FXD Upper Peninsula Country Music Radio – Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan Radio http://wfxd.com Country Music and U.P. News, Updates and Calendar Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 The reason Sam Hunt wasn’t sure he should release “Body Like a Back Road” http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60584/the-reason-sam-hunt-wasnt-sure-he-should-release-body-like-a-back-road/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:57 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60584/the-reason-sam-hunt-wasnt-sure-he-should-release-body-like-a-back-road/ The reason Sam Hunt wasn’t sure he should release “Body Like a Back Road”

ABC/Mark LevineWhile we may not know many details about Sam Hunt's recent super-private wedding to Hannah Lee Fowler, there's one thing we do know for sure: according to Billboard, the newlywed officially has the #1 country song in America with "Body Like a Back Road." But when he was initially crafting the song, Sam admits he did have some reservations.

“I wanted to write it because I thought it was a fun song, but I didn't know for sure if I wanted to put it out,” he explains. “I didn't want it to come across as objectifying ...read more

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The reason Sam Hunt wasn’t sure he should release “Body Like a Back Road”

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ABC/Mark LevineWhile we may not know many details about Sam Hunt‘s recent super-private wedding to Hannah Lee Fowler, there’s one thing we do know for sure: according to Billboard, the newlywed officially has the #1 country song in America with “Body Like a Back Road.” But when he was initially crafting the song, Sam admits he did have some reservations.

“I wanted to write it because I thought it was a fun song, but I didn’t know for sure if I wanted to put it out,” he explains. “I didn’t want it to come across as objectifying       

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Nashville notes http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60582/nashville-notes-728/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:57 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60582/nashville-notes-728/ Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockWillie Nelson stars in the new film Pure Country: Pure Heart, which will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 1.

Clint Black is extending his On Purpose tour this summer, adding more than a dozen dates that kick off August 13 in Newton, New Jersey.

John Berry begins taping a new half-hour TV show next month at Douglas Corner in Nashville. Billy Dean, Neal McCoy, Suzy Bogguss and Billy Ray Cyrus are just some of the stars set to guest on Songs and Stories with John Berry, which will debut in July on various cable outlets.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockWillie Nelson stars in the new film Pure Country: Pure Heart, which will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 1.

Clint Black is extending his On Purpose tour this summer, adding more than a dozen dates that kick off August 13 in Newton, New Jersey.

John Berry begins taping a new half-hour TV show next month at Douglas Corner in Nashville. Billy Dean, Neal McCoy, Suzy Bogguss and Billy Ray Cyrus are just some of the stars set to guest on Songs and Stories with John Berry, which will debut in July on various cable outlets.

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This Weather’s a Joke… http://wfxd.com/featured/lounge/eric-scott/60561/this-weathers-a-joke/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:30:20 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=60561 Eric Scott is unhappy about this spring weather. Can't you tell?? Marquette, Michigan – April 25th, 2017 – Okay. I don’t complain much about the WEATHER but what is up? No wonder people keep getting sick, including myself. The temperature in Ishpeming on Saturday was 68 degrees and Sunny. My nephew had his 6th birthday party at the River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. I remember how […]]]> Eric Scott is unhappy about this spring weather. Can't you tell??

Eric Scott is unhappy about this spring weather. Can’t you tell??

Marquette, MichiganApril 25th, 2017 – Okay. I don’t complain much about the WEATHER but what is up? No wonder people keep getting sick, including myself. The temperature in Ishpeming on Saturday was 68 degrees and Sunny. My nephew had his 6th birthday party at the River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. I remember how we were all bragging (family and friends) about what a beautiful day it was. Then, suddenly, we get to 40 degrees for a high on Sunday. WHAT?

Monday was a little better. Highs in the upper 40’s. Today, Tuesday, we’re supposed to get into the mid 60’s. Then we level off the rest of this week with highs in the mid 40’s once again. Enough is enough! We deserve better than this. We didn’t exactly have a harsh winter but we’re certainly having a harsh spring. Everywhere I go I hear the sounds of coughing. How can you get better when the weather’s so unpredictable???

Even Walt agrees the weather is a joke…

-Eric Scott “Mornings on 103-FXD”

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You want it, you got it: George Strait cues up 60 #1’s for his return to Vegas http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60570/you-want-it-you-got-it-george-strait-cues-up-60-1s-for-his-return-to-vegas/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:59 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60570/you-want-it-you-got-it-george-strait-cues-up-60-1s-for-his-return-to-vegas/ You want it, you got it: George Strait cues up 60 #1’s for his return to Vegas

ABC/Image Group LAGeorge Strait's experiment of playing sixty #1 hits over two nights went so well that he plans to do it again.

King George first tried out the new strategy earlier this month at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Now he plans to do it again when he next plays Sin City on July 28 and 29.

“Back when we announced 2 Nights of Number 1's, I said if the fans wanted to hear more, we would look at it,” the Country Music Hall of Famer says. “Well, we heard them loud and clear. This ...read more

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You want it, you got it: George Strait cues up 60 #1’s for his return to Vegas

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ABC/Image Group LAGeorge Strait‘s experiment of playing sixty #1 hits over two nights went so well that he plans to do it again.

King George first tried out the new strategy earlier this month at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Now he plans to do it again when he next plays Sin City on July 28 and 29.

“Back when we announced 2 Nights of Number 1’s, I said if the fans wanted to hear more, we would look at it,” the Country Music Hall of Famer says. “Well, we heard them loud and clear. This       

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Four more reasons to say Welcome Home to Zac Brown Band http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60572/four-more-reasons-to-say-welcome-home-to-zac-brown-band/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:58 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60572/four-more-reasons-to-say-welcome-home-to-zac-brown-band/ Four more reasons to say Welcome Home to Zac Brown Band

ABC/Image Group LAZac Brown Band is adding four new dates to their Welcome Home Tour.

The Georgia-based band announced the new shows on social media, with tickets for the August and September concerts in Canada, Arkansas, and Texas going on sale this Friday.

ZBB will kick off their Welcome Home trek May 12 near Atlanta, on the same day their album of the same name comes out. Its first single, “My Old Man,” has already hit the top-20.

Here are the new additions to Zac Brown Band's summer tour:

8/18 -- Vancouver, BC
9/14 -- Rogers, ...read more

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Four more reasons to say Welcome Home to Zac Brown Band

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ABC/Image Group LAZac Brown Band is adding four new dates to their Welcome Home Tour.

The Georgia-based band announced the new shows on social media, with tickets for the August and September concerts in Canada, Arkansas, and Texas going on sale this Friday.

ZBB will kick off their Welcome Home trek May 12 near Atlanta, on the same day their album of the same name comes out. Its first single, “My Old Man,” has already hit the top-20.

Here are the new additions to Zac Brown Band’s summer tour:

8/18 — Vancouver, BC
9/14 — Rogers,       

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Perch, Steelhead, Smelt, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and Brown Trout, and Turkey Talk With Hoosier Jay http://wfxd.com/featured/lounge/adam-carpenters-outdoor-show/60567/perch-steelhead-smelt-ssmallmouth-bass-walleye-and-brown-trout-and-turkey-talk-with-hoosier-jay/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:15:03 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=60567 Adam Carpenter from the Outdoor Show on WFXD! Marquette, MI  –  April 24, 2017  –  Lots of good reports coming from the Bays de Noc and other Northern Lake Michigan waters.  Have a listen to our talk with Chris from Bay View Bait & Tackle in Gladstone as he gives up the fishing details on perch (both bays), steelhead, smelt, smallmouth bass and […]]]> Adam Carpenter from the Outdoor Show on WFXD!

Adam Carpenter from the Outdoor Show on WFXD!

Marquette, MI  –  April 24, 2017  –  Lots of good reports coming from the Bays de Noc and other Northern Lake Michigan waters.  Have a listen to our talk with Chris from Bay View Bait & Tackle in Gladstone as he gives up the fishing details on perch (both bays), steelhead, smelt, smallmouth bass and browns and walleye.
Click here to listen to Part 1 of my interview with Chris from Bayview Bait & Tackle

Next, we had a fun chat with Jay Anglin from Anglin Outdoors LLC.  AKA Hoosier Jay gave us some good tips for using turkey decoys and also shared some funny stories about hunting in a more populated area.
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Honky Tonk Nights on Broadway: Brad Paisley brings John Fogerty & Timbaland to Tootsie’s http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60564/honky-tonk-nights-on-broadway-brad-paisley-brings-john-fogerty-timbaland-to-tootsies/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:00:48 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60564/honky-tonk-nights-on-broadway-brad-paisley-brings-john-fogerty-timbaland-to-tootsies/ Honky Tonk Nights on Broadway: Brad Paisley brings John Fogerty & Timbaland to Tootsie’s

ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley took the stage at the world-famous Tootsie's Orchid Lounge Sunday night in downtown Nashville, celebrating the release of Love and War, along with many of the superstars who appear on his new album.

Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer John Fogerty joined Brad for his ninety-minute-plus set, contributing his own hits, as well as the pair's anthem of support for America's veterans, which is the record's title track. Country Music Hall-of-Famer Bill Anderson and hip-hop/R&B artist and super-producer Timbaland also stopped by to show off their contributions to Love and War.

Earlier in the evening, Brad unveiled ...read more

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Honky Tonk Nights on Broadway: Brad Paisley brings John Fogerty & Timbaland to Tootsie’s

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley took the stage at the world-famous Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge Sunday night in downtown Nashville, celebrating the release of Love and War, along with many of the superstars who appear on his new album.

Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer John Fogerty joined Brad for his ninety-minute-plus set, contributing his own hits, as well as the pair’s anthem of support for America’s veterans, which is the record’s title track. Country Music Hall-of-Famer Bill Anderson and hip-hop/R&B artist and super-producer Timbaland also stopped by to show off their contributions to Love and War.

Earlier in the evening, Brad unveiled       

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Country star trivia http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60548/country-star-trivia-752/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:00:22 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/60548/country-star-trivia-752/ Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockJosh Turner sits at the top of the country chart this week with "Hometown Girl," but the South Carolina native's most recent prior #1 came with this song from 2010. Can you name it? ANSWER: "All over Me."

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Comstock/ThinkstockJosh Turner sits at the top of the country chart this week with “Hometown Girl,” but the South Carolina native’s most recent prior #1 came with this song from 2010. Can you name it? ANSWER: “All over Me.”

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