103 FXD Upper Peninsula Country Music Radio – Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan Radio http://wfxd.com Country Music and U.P. News, Updates and Calendar Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:43:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Successful Opening at the Boat, Sport and RV Show http://wfxd.com/featured/59780/successful-opening-at-the-boat-sport-and-rv-show/ Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:11:33 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=59780 Great Lakes Radio broadcasting live from the Boat Sport and RV Show in Marquette Marquette, MI – March 24, 2017 – Today marked the opening of the 24th Annual Boat, Sport and RV Show, and Great Lakes Radio was there bringing you all of the action live! The Boat, Sport, and RV Show is the largest indoor display of recreational products in Northern Michigan. It features the latest in […]]]> Great Lakes Radio broadcasting live from the Boat Sport and RV Show in Marquette

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Marquette, MIMarch 24, 2017 – Today marked the opening of the 24th Annual Boat, Sport and RV Show, and Great Lakes Radio was there bringing you all of the action live!

The Boat, Sport, and RV Show is the largest indoor display of recreational products in Northern Michigan. It features the latest in boats and accessories, hunting and fishing equipment, campers, RV’s, and so much more! The Superior Dome was filled with outdoor lovers, and Great Lakes Radio caught up with a few of them.

Adam carpenter was broadcasting the Outdoor Show live from the Superior Dome, and you can check out his Outdoor Show page here.

Make sure to come and check out the Boat, Sport and RV Show tomorrow and Sunday as well. Great Lakes Radio will be there all weekend long. Stop by the booth for some great giveaway items.  Saturday’s hours are 10am-7pm and Sunday’s hours are from 11am-4pm. Luke G will be bringing you “On the Job” live from the superior dome from 10am-3pm tomorrow.

Stop by the Great Lakes Radio booth for some great giveaways. And tomorrow if you stop by the booth, you can make a request for American Country Gold with Elmer Aho, and Elmer will get your request on the air tomorrow night.

If you haven’t done so yet, it is your last chance to register for the Heating Up Winter Giveaway. Stop by the Great Lakes Radio booth to register!

Listen to Adam Carpenter’s live audio from the show:

Adam Carpenter broadcasting live from the Boat, Sport, and RV Show
Adam and Dave live on GLR
There was something for everyone at the Boat, Sport, and RV Show
The DIY Solar for U team chats with Mr. Carpenter
Northern RV Center’s Paul talks with the crew
See the largest display of recreational products in the U.P. this weekend
Dave and Adam talk about more cool stuff to see
They crammed the Superior Dome full of awesome stuff to see
Even the Noquemanon Trail Network was represented at the show
The show goes all weekend long in Marquette
Red from Keweenaw Saunas talking about how fast they were selling
Nestegg Marine helping to close out the Friday broadcast

Check out some pictures from the show below!

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Up with “People”: New Little Big Town single reveals the secret to happiness http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59854/up-with-people-new-little-big-town-single-reveals-the-secret-to-happiness/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:00:40 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59854/up-with-people-new-little-big-town-single-reveals-the-secret-to-happiness/ Up with “People”: New Little Big Town single reveals the secret to happiness

ABC/Image Group LALittle Big Town has released a second single for their album The Breaker.

"Happy People" is the follow-up to their smash hit "Better Man," which was penned by Taylor Swift.

The rhythmic track was written by Hailey Winters and Lori McKenna. McKenna co-wrote Tim McGraw's award-winning "Humble & Kind."

All the lyrics contain wise words, but the song's biggest piece of advice comes in the chorus, where the group explains the path to true happiness.

“If you wanna know the secret: Can't buy it, gotta make it/ You ain't ever gonna be it by taking ...read more

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Up with “People”: New Little Big Town single reveals the secret to happiness

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ABC/Image Group LALittle Big Town has released a second single for their album The Breaker.

“Happy People” is the follow-up to their smash hit “Better Man,” which was penned by Taylor Swift.

The rhythmic track was written by Hailey Winters and Lori McKenna. McKenna co-wrote Tim McGraw‘s award-winning “Humble & Kind.”

All the lyrics contain wise words, but the song’s biggest piece of advice comes in the chorus, where the group explains the path to true happiness.

“If you wanna know the secret: Can’t buy it, gotta make it/ You ain’t ever gonna be it by taking       

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Smooth Moves: Florida Georgia Line selling out stadiums http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59852/smooth-moves-florida-georgia-line-selling-out-stadiums/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:00:40 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59852/smooth-moves-florida-georgia-line-selling-out-stadiums/ Smooth Moves: Florida Georgia Line selling out stadiums

BMLGToday Florida Georgia Line joined an elite list of country music superstars who sell out stadiums across the country. The duo pulled off the feat with their first-ever stadium headlining tour, The Smooth Tour 2017.

The in-demand dates include shows at Boston's Fenway Park, Minneapolis' Target Field and Chicago's Wrigley Field.

"It's an unreal feeling knowing that our dreams of being in stadiums are coming true and that our fans sold these shows out so quickly,” said FGL's Tyler Hubbard. “Not to mention we get to share a stage with our boys Backstreet Boys, Nelly and ...read more

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Smooth Moves: Florida Georgia Line selling out stadiums

By Music News Group

BMLGToday Florida Georgia Line joined an elite list of country music superstars who sell out stadiums across the country. The duo pulled off the feat with their first-ever stadium headlining tour, The Smooth Tour 2017.

The in-demand dates include shows at Boston’s Fenway Park, Minneapolis’ Target Field and Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

“It’s an unreal feeling knowing that our dreams of being in stadiums are coming true and that our fans sold these shows out so quickly,” said FGL’s Tyler Hubbard. “Not to mention we get to share a stage with our boys Backstreet Boys, Nelly and       

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The star of Thomas Rhett’s show? His 40 pairs of sneakers http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59811/the-star-of-thomas-rhetts-show-his-40-pairs-of-sneakers/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:21:57 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59811/the-star-of-thomas-rhetts-show-his-40-pairs-of-sneakers/ The star of Thomas Rhett’s show? His 40 pairs of sneakers

ValoryOne might think that growing up in Nashville as the son of a country singer would make Thomas Rhett a fan of cowboy boots, but it turns out, sneakers are more his style. Lots and lots of sneakers.

The switch to wearing kicks onstage came several years ago when Thomas decided to include a few dance moves in his stage show, "I was going to break my ankles dancing in [boots]," he told Billboard.

Thomas is now a "sneakerhead" -- a collector -- and has a whopping 40 pairs with him on the road ...read more

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The star of Thomas Rhett’s show? His 40 pairs of sneakers

By Music News Group

ValoryOne might think that growing up in Nashville as the son of a country singer would make Thomas Rhett a fan of cowboy boots, but it turns out, sneakers are more his style. Lots and lots of sneakers.

The switch to wearing kicks onstage came several years ago when Thomas decided to include a few dance moves in his stage show, “I was going to break my ankles dancing in [boots],” he told Billboard.

Thomas is now a “sneakerhead” — a collector — and has a whopping 40 pairs with him on the road       

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Darius Rucker ready for a CMT takeover http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59808/darius-rucker-ready-for-a-cmt-takeover/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:35 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59808/darius-rucker-ready-for-a-cmt-takeover/ Darius Rucker ready for a CMT takeover

CMTIf fans of Darius Rucker missed his cameo appearance last night on CMT's new series Sun Records, not to worry: he's basically taking over the network for awhile.

Next up, you'll see Darius rocking out with John Mellencamp on CMT Crossroads, a concert special airing tonight, March 24 at 10 p.m. Eastern.

Then, get even more of the Charleston native on March 31st during an episode of Hometown Heroes. On the special, Darius returns home to South Carolina to remodel and redecorate the teen room at the MUSC Children's Hospital. The Grammy winner's late mother was a nurse at ...read more

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Darius Rucker ready for a CMT takeover

By Music News Group

CMTIf fans of Darius Rucker missed his cameo appearance last night on CMT’s new series Sun Records, not to worry: he’s basically taking over the network for awhile.

Next up, you’ll see Darius rocking out with John Mellencamp on CMT Crossroads, a concert special airing tonight, March 24 at 10 p.m. Eastern.

Then, get even more of the Charleston native on March 31st during an episode of Hometown Heroes. On the special, Darius returns home to South Carolina to remodel and redecorate the teen room at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. The Grammy winner’s late mother was a nurse at       

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March 24 Swick Record Low for On-Air Registration – Heating Up Winter Giveaway http://wfxd.com/featured/59806/march-24-swick-record-low-for-on-air-registration-heating-up-winter-giveaway/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:53:58 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=59806 March 24 Swick Record Low for On-Air Registration – Heating Up Winter Giveaway Marquette, Michigan – March 24, 2017 – Enter for your chance to win this brand new F3500 Regency® Pro Series Wood Stove from Swick Home Services with our on-air registration! If you haven’t registered for the Heating Up Winter Giveaway yet, do so today by calling 361-WFXD. When you register on-air you are guaranteed a […]]]> March 24 Swick Record Low for On-Air Registration – Heating Up Winter Giveaway

Marquette, MichiganMarch 24, 2017 – Enter for your chance to win this brand new F3500 Regency® Pro Series Wood Stove from Swick Home Services with our on-air registration! If you haven’t registered for the Heating Up Winter Giveaway yet, do so today by calling 361-WFXD.

When you register on-air you are guaranteed a party invite to join us on April 6, 2017 for our first big party of the year. All you need to do to get your invite is call in, give them the answer to today’s record low and your contact info!

We had to go all the way back to 1974 for today’s record low! On March 24, 1974 The Swick Record Low Temperature for the Marquette area according to Intellicast was -7°F!

Call in to 103-FXD to get your name on the list.

Check out more info about this giveaway including contest rules on the official Heating Up Winter Giveaway contest page.

Interested in seeing what you’re registering for in person before signing up? Visit the brand new Superior Stoves and Fireplaces showroom at Swick Home Services in Marquette.

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Country Star Trivia http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59803/country-star-trivia-731/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:50 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59803/country-star-trivia-731/ Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockAs we round out the first full week of spring, do you remember the huge country hit “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden?” To this day, the song remains one of the most successful country crossover hits of all time. The tune stayed at the top of the Billboard country singles chart for five weeks in 1970. Can you name the artist who made it famous? ANSWER: Lynn Anderson, who passed away in 2015.

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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Country Star Trivia

By Music News Group

Comstock/ThinkstockAs we round out the first full week of spring, do you remember the huge country hit “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden?” To this day, the song remains one of the most successful country crossover hits of all time. The tune stayed at the top of the Billboard country singles chart for five weeks in 1970. Can you name the artist who made it famous? ANSWER: Lynn Anderson, who passed away in 2015.

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

      

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Newcomers Raelynn and Lindsey Ell release new music today, adding potential girl power to country radio http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59800/newcomers-raelynn-and-lindsey-ell-release-new-music-today-adding-potential-girl-power-to-country-radio/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:36 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/59800/newcomers-raelynn-and-lindsey-ell-release-new-music-today-adding-potential-girl-power-to-country-radio/ Newcomers Raelynn and Lindsey Ell release new music today, adding potential girl power to country radio

ABC/Image Group LAThe top 20 songs in this week's Mediabase Country Airplay chart only contain two female solo artists. Raelynn and Lindsey Ell will release new music today with hopes of doing something about those stats.

Raelynn was just 17 when she first caught Blake Shelton's ear with her Pistol Annies-inspired blind audition on The Voice's second season. Ultimately, she was sent home by Blake during the competitions quarterfinals.

The country singer has done a lot of growing in the five years since she was a precocious teenager on the show. And, with her debut album, Wildhorse, released today, ...read more

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Newcomers Raelynn and Lindsey Ell release new music today, adding potential girl power to country radio

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LAThe top 20 songs in this week’s Mediabase Country Airplay chart only contain two female solo artists. Raelynn and Lindsey Ell will release new music today with hopes of doing something about those stats.

Raelynn was just 17 when she first caught Blake Shelton‘s ear with her Pistol Annies-inspired blind audition on The Voice‘s second season. Ultimately, she was sent home by Blake during the competitions quarterfinals.

The country singer has done a lot of growing in the five years since she was a precocious teenager on the show. And, with her debut album, Wildhorse, released today,       

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