Cherry Creek Radio and The Montana Radio Company have completed their multi-market swap and divestitures in Butte, Great Falls, and Helena MT leading to multiple format changes in those markets. In Butte, Cherry Creek has added previously Silent 107.7 KMTZ Walkerville to their cluster there and has launched the station as Variety Hits “107.7 Dave-FM“. Great Falls had previously seen two format changes as Cherry Creek flipped their Classic Rock “Rock 92.9” KLFM Great Falls to Classic Hits “Kool 92.9” in April and newly acquired 107.5 K298BL from a simulcast of Country “107.3 The Mighty Mo” KIMO Townsend/Helena to Alternative “107.5 The Peak” in May. Also in Great Falls, Classic Country “96.3 Mo Legends” KVMO Fort Benton...[Read More]
Cherry Creek Radio flipped their Classic Country stations in two markets to Variety Hits “Dave-FM“. The new Variety Hits format takes the place of “Helena’s Gold Country” KHGC Montana City/Helena MT as “98.5 Dave-FM“, while replacing “Big Classic Country” on 106.1 KXFF Colorado City/99.1 K256CD Cedar City/101.9 K270BV St. George UT. Both stations are using the same music logs.
A Classic Country battle has broken out in Helena, MT. Over the weekend, Montana Radio Company signed on 104.5 K283BP Helena/107.3 KIMO-HD4 Townsend as Classic Country “Mo’ Legends 104.5” as a flanker to “Mo Country 107.3” KIMO. In a press release Montana Radio Company CEO Kevin Terry states: Today’s country music is entering new territory. Artists like Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and Jason Aldean are hugely popular and our listeners of 107 The Mighty Mo can’t get enough of them. At the same time, our listeners have been also begging us to play more of country’s hits of yesterday. We’ve found that it has been tough to satisfy both requests on a single station. That’s why we have launched an entirely new signal dedicated to playing “Count...[Read More]