Kathy Wagner

Kathy Wagner

TOMMY SHAW RELEASES HIS DEBUT BLUEGRASS ALBUM "THE GREAT DIVIDE"

March 22, 2011 - Rock icon Tommy Shaw releases his debut Bluegrass album today. “The Great Divide” was a genuine labor of love for this Montgomery, Alabama native, and he approached it with careful sensitivity.  "Because it was my first time creating a body of bluegrass songs," explains Shaw, "I wanted to be respectful to the form, not be the…

EAGLES' TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT IS NO COUCH POTATO

Eagles’ bassist and singer Timothy B. Schmit has no plans to retire. When asked about any plans to retire he told Spinner that he finds the idea quite strange. “The concept is absurd to me. I was shocked at the question. I felt like saying, 'Are you nuts? What are you talking about? What am…

TOMMY SHAW TEAMS UP WITH BLUEGRASS GREATS FOR "THE GREAT DIVIDE"

Tommy Shaw, guitarist/vocalist of STYX, is set to release his debut Bluegrass album, “The Great Divide,” on March 22nd, through Pazzo Music/Fontana Distribution.  The album features an impressive roster of guest musicians, including Alison Krauss, Dwight Yoakam, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Rob Ickes, Stuart Duncan, Byron House, Gary Burr, and many more. With this album,…

Dude Looks Like A Judge

Ready or not, here comes the American Idol 2011 premiere this Wednesday, January 19th at 8PM on FOX. New judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez will join returning judge Randy Jackson and host Ryan Seacrest when they set out across the country in search of the season 10 American Idol.   This first week will present…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Hi!  As we begin 2011, I would first like to say thank you for listening to me (and my co-workers) on WMGK.  I feel lucky and honored to work with such a wonderful and talented group of individuals.  I count my blessings every day. Secondly, I am going to make an effort to update my blog…

Remembering T-Bone Wolk

It is with a heavy heart that I report Tom “T-Bone” Wolk — best known for being the long-time bassist for Hall & Oates and, for many years, a member of the Saturday Night Live band alongside guitarist/bandleader G.E. Smith — died of a heart attack on Saturday. In addition to his work with H&O, Wolk…

Tom Petty: New Album & Tour

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will release a new album this spring and tour in support of it. Mojo is the band's first studio album in 8 years. The tour starts May 6th in Raleigh, NC and they will be joined by a number of special guests along the way, including ZZ Top, CSN, Joe…

Tyler Back With Aerosmith

It's official (as of 2/26) - Aerosmith and Steven Tyler have ironed out their differences and are going to tour Europe. They'll kick things off with festival dates in Sweden and the UK in early June. They'll make their way across the continent, winding up in Italy on July 3rd. Tyler says on AeroForceOne.com, "I…