Scott Wikle Program Director/Host
Scott is our Program Director and on air host of the original "My Kind Of Country" show. Scott resides in Traverse City Michigan. He has worked in the music industry for over 25 years as a musician, retail store manager, and broadcaster. Scott began the "My Kind Of Country" show with Fish Creek Radio in 2014, and it's now grown into it's very own station. Scott has done interviews with dozens of Country Legends including Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Mac Wiseman, Freddie Hart, Bobby Bare, David Frizzell, Lacy J. Dalton,Charley Pride, Moe Bandy, and so many many more. His strong passion for Country Music shows in the music he plays.
Jeff Funk has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. Jeff has had the privilege of working with many performers over the years, including, Mac Wiseman, Alan Alda, Tim Aaron, Frijid Pink, Gary Burgdorf, Telly and George Savalas, Former Ladies of The Supremes, Tommy Alvarado, Sissy Spacek, Funk Brother Jack Ashford, Gunslinger, John Travolta, Wayne Newton, John Waite, Gloria Estevan, and Freddie “Mr. Easy Loving” Hart.
Brad also hosts his own radio show in Chico California for KZFR radio on Saturdays. He is an accomplished singer & songwriter, playing many local venues in Northern California. Brad is very well respected and has worked with some of the finest musicians in California, including members of Merle Haggard's band "The Strangers". Brad has also released his first cd titled "Second Chances" which is available on his website :
Carl has been a Country Music entertainer and recording artist for over 30 years and has worked with some of the best in the business. He currently tours across the USA with his own show band, and also does shows with Jeannie Kendall as "The Kendalls-Rekindled". Carl's radio show each week features a Country Music Legend with Carl playing their big hits and sharing great stories and facts about their career. You can learn more about Carl by visiting his official website : http://carlacuffjr.com/
DJ, Indie Folk Singer Songwriter, Storyteller, Yodeler, Hippie Bohemian Cowgirl who loves to sing and make people happy with her music ! Join Beth as she showcases other Indie songwriters and closes each show with one of her own songs ! The Beth Williams Indie Americana Songwriter Show is a 1-hour program showcasing Colorado and Texas songwriters, Where the Colorado mountains meet the West Texas wind and beyond. Beth often hosts a Featured Artist where listeners will get to know the heart, music and life's journey of the songwriter. Americana singer songwriter Beth Williams is an Academy of Country Music nominee for best new female vocalist of the year whose songs have charted in Billboard, Cash Box and various European charts through the years. She is the owner of Hill Country Recording Studio on the western slope of Colorado in the USA and is a session singer for studios in Nashville, Texas and Colorado. Clients from around the world contact Beth to sing and demo their songs. Learn more: BethWilliamsMusic.com
Shannon McCombs brings you a weekly Country Music news update provided by CDX in Nashville. Airs during the Thursday edition of "My Kind Of Country"
Highway 59 Records recording artist Randy Moore, has signed on as the new host of Bert Gagnon’s Neon Music Country Legacy, a new syndicated radio series that highlights country music songwriters & artists from mainstream to independent and all points in-between. Neon Music Country Legacy is the brainchild of legendary D.J. and creator Bert Gagnon. On each installment of the series, Randy Moore adds his own distinctive approach to the show, to bring his artistry for a unique radio listening experience .
Skip and Lucky have partnered up with to produce "Rogue Valley Bound" which features Western Folk Music and Honky-tonk. They bring together the best of both genres utilizing their varied backgrounds. They like to feature music from new and seasoned performers mixed with a little of their own in each show.
Skip is a seasoned singer/songwriter hailing from Medford Oregon. Skip began his musical career playing in local Oregon rock and R & B bands where he was featured as the lead singer. During the 70’s and 80’s, Skip was known for his "one man band", which he performed in many resorts and hotels throughout west. Today his shows feature Western folk songs, gospel favorites and show tunes depicting western heritage. His first cowboy CD, “Ghost Ridin’ and Other Cowboy Pleasures” contains many of the songs which he performs today in his shows. Skip teamed up with poet/singer Butch Martin in 1997 forming the group Sons of the Oregon Trail. Skip and Butch performed with many headliners in concert and produced CDs and videos of cowboy songs and poetry.
Don "Lucky" Dougherty hails originally from Chicago, Illinois. Later he moved to Baldwin, Michigan to help on his uncle's Wolfe Lake Ranch. There he started his musical life. He performed in many local honky-tonks and helped put the "Wild in Michigan's West". The Don Dougherty Show became well known in the area and performed with many seasoned veterans of the musical scene of the time. Later he moved to Arizona and had a long-lived performing relationship with Rawhide in Scottsdale, an 1880's Western Theme Park. He also performed at Pinnacle Peak Patio, the world's largest steak house and most of the Rusty Nail Western Steak Houses in and around the Phoenix metropolitan area.
He then moved on to perform at Hyatt Regency at Incline Village, Caesar's Palace South Shore Lake Tahoe, and at Harrah's, The Peppermill, and Harvey's in Reno. Lucky became tired of the music scene and he and his wife moved to Medford, OR, which started his friendship with Skip Bessonette.
Born in the US state of Alaska to an American father and Australian mother, Western Red (may not be his real name...) moved to Australia as a young boy. Some of the first songs he remembers hearing on the stereo were from the country new-traditionalist movement, including Alan Jackson, Clint Black and Randy Travis. . Faron Young, Bob Wills, George Jones, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn, Connie Smith and many more came onto the radar and shaped his love for the real deal.
Frustrated with how far modern country music has strayed from it's roots, Red founded If That Ain't Country in 2012 with a desire to keep alive and relevant traditional country music in the modern era. With a noticeable orange beard and hailing from the west of Australia, he adopted the pseudonym "Western Red" - join him to hear how in a world post-Shania Twain, country in it's purest forms is still alive and kicking.