Entercom Classic Hip-Hop “104.3 Jams” WBMX Chicago has picked up its first on-air host as Julian ‘Jumpin’ Perez will host nights from 7pm-12am starting Thursday, March 15. Perez is a longtime mixer in the Chicago market as a member of the “Hot Mix Five” on the original 102.7 WBMX in the 1980s and founder of the “B96 Street Mix” in the 1990s. He also hosted nights at “B96” WBBM-FM in the 90s. We’re pleased to announce @julianjumpin as the new 104.3 JAMS evening on-air personality.Show him some mad love and tune in for his JAMS debut on Thursday, March 15! pic.twitter.com/0q3QxSwRUw — TheNew1043JAMS (@1043JAMS) March 9, 2018 Jim Mantel has announced his intent to retire from mornings at Dick Broadcasting Country 95.1 WRNS-FM K...[Read More]
Townsquare Media Country “99.5 Blake-FM” KQBR Lubbock, TX has rebranded as “Lonestar 99.5“. The station retains its current New Country positioning, now branded as “Lubbock’s New Country Station”. KQBR was the second of three Townsquare Media Country stations in Texas to relaunch as “Blake-FM” back in 2012. The brand remains in use at 101.9 KATP Amarillo and 102.3 KWFS Wichita Falls. NOTE: Townsquare Media registered Lonestar955.com for the station, which is where the station’s site is currently hosted despite being on 99.5. Let’s see how long that takes to be resolved.
Update 5/5: KQBR has relaunched as “99.5 Blake FM“. The station describes the new branding as “Blake plays new country. That’s what Blake is all about.” Here’s a sample hour of 99.5 Blake FM from 12pm today: Jason Aldean – Hicktown Kip Moore – Something ‘Bout A Truck Dierks Bentley – Home Luke Bryan – Rain Is A Good Thing Zac Brown Band – Keep Me In Mind Thompson Square – Glass David Nail – Let It Rain Josh Abbott – All Of A Sudden Miranda Lambert – Over You Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You George Strait – Drinkin’ Man Chris Young – Voices Tim McGraw – Southern Voice The Band Perry – All Your Life Original Report 5/1: On the heels of relaunching “Cat Coun...[Read More]