103 FXD Upper Peninsula Country Music Radio – Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan Radio http://wfxd.com Country Music and U.P. News, Updates and Calendar Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:00:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 “Hold the Light”: Dierks Bentley’s first song for a movie hits close to home http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64321/hold-the-light-dierks-bentleys-first-song-for-a-movie-hits-close-to-home/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:00:16 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64321/hold-the-light-dierks-bentleys-first-song-for-a-movie-hits-close-to-home/ “Hold the Light”: Dierks Bentley’s first song for a movie hits close to home

ABC/Image Group LA Dierks Bentley has just finished the first song he's ever written and performed for a major motion picture, and it's one that's particularly close to his heart.

“Hold the Light” will be featured in Only the Brave, which recounts the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. Nineteen members of that elite firefighting team lost their lives while battling a wildfire in Dierks' native Arizona in 2013.

Shortly afterwards, Dierks put together a benefit concert that raised more than half a million dollars for the firefighters' families. Now, he couldn't be prouder to help bring their story to the ...read more

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“Hold the Light”: Dierks Bentley’s first song for a movie hits close to home

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LA Dierks Bentley has just finished the first song he’s ever written and performed for a major motion picture, and it’s one that’s particularly close to his heart.

“Hold the Light” will be featured in Only the Brave, which recounts the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. Nineteen members of that elite firefighting team lost their lives while battling a wildfire in Dierks’ native Arizona in 2013.

Shortly afterwards, Dierks put together a benefit concert that raised more than half a million dollars for the firefighters’ families. Now, he couldn’t be prouder to help bring their story to the       

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Dylan Scott hopes you’ll be “Hooked” on his new Christmas EP http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64323/dylan-scott-hopes-youll-be-hooked-on-his-new-christmas-ep/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:00:13 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64323/dylan-scott-hopes-youll-be-hooked-on-his-new-christmas-ep/ Dylan Scott hopes you’ll be “Hooked” on his new Christmas EP

CurbAs his chart-topping single “My Girl” nears platinum status, newcomer Dylan Scott is turning his thoughts toward the holiday season.

The Bastrop, Louisiana native will release the five-song set titled Merry Christmas on October 13.

“Christmas is my favorite time of the year, and I am really excited about the release of my first Christmas EP,” Dylan says. “I grew up listening to the holiday classics and to be able to record and perform some of these songs is a dream come true.”

Dylan's yuletide offering comes out the same day he kicks off the Hell on a Highway Tour with Justin Moore. ...read more

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Dylan Scott hopes you’ll be “Hooked” on his new Christmas EP

By Music News Group

CurbAs his chart-topping single “My Girl” nears platinum status, newcomer Dylan Scott is turning his thoughts toward the holiday season.

The Bastrop, Louisiana native will release the five-song set titled Merry Christmas on October 13.

“Christmas is my favorite time of the year, and I am really excited about the release of my first Christmas EP,” Dylan says. “I grew up listening to the holiday classics and to be able to record and perform some of these songs is a dream come true.”

Dylan’s yuletide offering comes out the same day he kicks off the Hell on a Highway Tour with Justin Moore.       

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Marquette’s Big Game of the Week: Marquette Travels to Petoskey to Face Northmen in Varsity Football http://wfxd.com/sports-2/big-game-of-the-week/64266/marquettes-big-game-of-the-week-marquette-travels-to-petoskey-to-face-northmen-in-varsity-football/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:43:57 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=64266 Marquette’s Big Game of the Week: Marquette Travels to Petoskey to Face Northmen in Varsity Football Marquette, MI  –  September 22, 2017  –  It’s the Big Game of the Week on 103-FXD with your Marquette Redmen. The boys are taking the long trip down to Petoskey this afternoon to face the 2-2 Northmen. Coming off a loss from last week, the Redmen Varsity Football Team will be looking to take a […]]]> Marquette’s Big Game of the Week: Marquette Travels to Petoskey to Face Northmen in Varsity Football

Join us on 103-FXD for Marquette’s Big Game of the Week!

Marquette, MI  –  September 22, 2017  –  It’s the Big Game of the Week on 103-FXD with your Marquette Redmen. The boys are taking the long trip down to Petoskey this afternoon to face the 2-2 Northmen. Coming off a loss from last week, the Redmen Varsity Football Team will be looking to take a victory over Petoskey.

Broadcasters Ryan Ranguette and Luke Ghiardi will be traveling with the team down to Petoskey today to bring you all of the Marquette varsity football action. The guys will start with the Pre-game Show on 103.3 WFXD around 6:30 pm before broadcasting the full game starting with a 7:00pm kick off.

Join the guys and the Marquette Redmen on WFXD for the game. The broadcast will also be on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 and 99.9, Home of the Marquette Redmen and Redettes. You can stream the game on both wfxd.com and Foxsportsmarquette.com.

Catch up with the Redmen on the official Marquette Sports Page where you can read past game posts and listen to old broadcasts.

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Listen now: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani throw a little holiday shade in “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64317/listen-now-blake-shelton-and-gwen-stefani-throw-a-little-holiday-shade-in-you-make-it-feel-like-christmas/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:00:14 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64317/listen-now-blake-shelton-and-gwen-stefani-throw-a-little-holiday-shade-in-you-make-it-feel-like-christmas/ Listen now: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani throw a little holiday shade in “You Make It Feel Like Christmas”

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCBlake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani are already making holiday plans.

On Friday, they released their duet, “You Make It Feel Like Christmas,” which is the first single and the title track of Gwen's new yuletide album, which comes out October 6.

Even in the upbeat, happy holiday song, there seems to be a little bit of shade toward the pair's exes: “Thought I was done for, thought that love had died,” Blake sings. “But you came along, I swear you saved my life.”

Blake and Miranda Lambert, of course, divorced in 2015. Gwen and husband ...read more

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Listen now: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani throw a little holiday shade in “You Make It Feel Like Christmas”

By Music News Group

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCBlake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani are already making holiday plans.

On Friday, they released their duet, “You Make It Feel Like Christmas,” which is the first single and the title track of Gwen’s new yuletide album, which comes out October 6.

Even in the upbeat, happy holiday song, there seems to be a little bit of shade toward the pair’s exes: “Thought I was done for, thought that love had died,” Blake sings. “But you came along, I swear you saved my life.”

Blake and Miranda Lambert, of course, divorced in 2015. Gwen and husband       

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Florida Georgia Line takes it to the top ten on the dance floor with Hailee Steinfeld http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64315/florida-georgia-line-takes-it-to-the-top-ten-on-the-dance-floor-with-hailee-steinfeld/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:00:14 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64315/florida-georgia-line-takes-it-to-the-top-ten-on-the-dance-floor-with-hailee-steinfeld/ Florida Georgia Line takes it to the top ten on the dance floor with Hailee Steinfeld

ABC/Image Group LA Florida Georgia Line already have eleven country number-ones to their credit, but now the duo is making some serious headway on another Billboard chart.

This week, Tyler Hubbard and Bryan Kelley crack the top-10 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs ranking, thanks to their collaboration with actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld. “Let Me Go” checks in at #9, and also features Swedish DJ Alesso and singer/guitarist Watt.

This isn't the first time FGL has made an impressive showing on the dance/electronica chart. Back in April, they made it to #16 with The Chainsmokers and “Last ...read more

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Florida Georgia Line takes it to the top ten on the dance floor with Hailee Steinfeld

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LA Florida Georgia Line already have eleven country number-ones to their credit, but now the duo is making some serious headway on another Billboard chart.

This week, Tyler Hubbard and Bryan Kelley crack the top-10 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs ranking, thanks to their collaboration with actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld. “Let Me Go” checks in at #9, and also features Swedish DJ Alesso and singer/guitarist Watt.

This isn’t the first time FGL has made an impressive showing on the dance/electronica chart. Back in April, they made it to #16 with The Chainsmokers and “Last       

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Vehicle in Three Separate Accidents Repaired to “Like-New” Condition by LaFayette Collision Center of Marquette http://wfxd.com/featured/business-matters/lafayette/64295/vehicle-in-three-separate-accidents-repaired-to-like-new-condition-by-lafayette-collision-center-of-marquette/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:39:33 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=64295 Nick and the LaFayette crew do great work. Marquette, MI  –  September 22, 2017  –  Over 90 years of combined experience makes this locally owned and operated body shop one of Marquette’s top Collision Centers. LaFayette Collision Center builds a relationship with their clients but also the towing companies in the Upper Peninsula so when you get in an accident, all you have […]]]> Nick and the LaFayette crew do great work.

Nick standing with the newly repaired driver’s side door.

Marquette, MI  –  September 22, 2017  –  Over 90 years of combined experience makes this locally owned and operated body shop one of Marquette’s top Collision Centers. LaFayette Collision Center builds a relationship with their clients but also the towing companies in the Upper Peninsula so when you get in an accident, all you have to do is pick a towing company and LaFayette can handle the rest!

After several different accidents including a deer collision, the owner of this 2014 Chevrolet Silverado brought their vehicle in from Gwinn to see Nick at LaFayette Collision Center. Checking out the vehicle the LaFayette team could see between all three separate incidents there was a lot to do!

Starting with the damage on the driver’s fender and door from the deer accident, the crew replaced both sections on the vehicle. The front bumper bar, passenger boxside, and rear bumper were also replaced.

Call Nick at LaFayette Collision Center to set up your appointment and free quote at 226-8686 or swing by the shop at 110 Co Rd 492 in Marquette. Find out more by visiting the LaFayette Collision Center website.

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Fore! Darius Rucker takes over the new Nashville location of Topgolf to celebrate his latest #1 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64293/fore-darius-rucker-takes-over-the-new-nashville-location-of-topgolf-to-celebrate-his-latest-1/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:05:17 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64293/fore-darius-rucker-takes-over-the-new-nashville-location-of-topgolf-to-celebrate-his-latest-1/ Fore! Darius Rucker takes over the new Nashville location of Topgolf to celebrate his latest #1

ABC RadioAvid golfer Darius Rucker celebrated his latest #1 with a party Thursday night in Nashville at the new location of Topgolf.

The festivities not only commemorated “If I Told You,” which topped the chart back in June, but also welcomed the golf entertainment complex to Music City, prior to its official opening this weekend.

After the traditional plaques and trophies were handed out, Darius went on to become the first artist to play on Topgolf's Nashville stage, as he previewed five songs from When Was the Last Time. The father of three ended by doing “Wagon Wheel” especially for a little ...read more

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Fore! Darius Rucker takes over the new Nashville location of Topgolf to celebrate his latest #1

By Music News Group

ABC RadioAvid golfer Darius Rucker celebrated his latest #1 with a party Thursday night in Nashville at the new location of Topgolf.

The festivities not only commemorated “If I Told You,” which topped the chart back in June, but also welcomed the golf entertainment complex to Music City, prior to its official opening this weekend.

After the traditional plaques and trophies were handed out, Darius went on to become the first artist to play on Topgolf’s Nashville stage, as he previewed five songs from When Was the Last Time. The father of three ended by doing “Wagon Wheel” especially for a little       

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Country star trivia http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64288/country-star-trivia-860/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:01:01 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/64288/country-star-trivia-860/ Country star trivia

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Midland's Jess Carson points to Gary Stewart as one of his main influences. Can you name Stewart's iconic hit that turned out to be his only #1 on the country chart? ANSWER: 1975's "She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles)."

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Country star trivia

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Midland‘s Jess Carson points to Gary Stewart as one of his main influences. Can you name Stewart’s iconic hit that turned out to be his only #1 on the country chart? ANSWER: 1975’s “She’s Actin’ Single (I’m Drinkin’ Doubles).”

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