Mike McKelly has been the host of The Rocker Morning Show in Kalamazoo, MI for 29 years which means hundreds of thousands have woken up with Mike and many have grown up with him. Ironically, Mike has never grown up. In addition to his wake up duties, Mike is the Operations Manager overseeing programming for the 4 Townsquare Media stations. He enjoys all sports, playing golf, movies that make him cry and an occasional Brandy Old Fashion. Mike and his wife Karla live in Portage, MI and are the proud parents of 4 great kids Ryan, Kaitlyn, Aaron, Lauren, son-in-law Lucas, daughter-in-law Lauren, granddaughters Peyton, Sawyer, Madelyn and grandson Bennett.
That Time Art Alexakis Of Everclear Was In The WRKR Studio
The bottom line is Art Alexakis is just a very cool dude that you would enjoy hanging with no matter what he did. And I'm looking forward to hanging out tonight
Ribfests Remembered 2
I believe it was my first Ribfest. (I'm not sure due to time, my age and the amount of alcohol consumed that night.) They held a "celebrity" Best Ribs In Kalamazoo and the only people I remember competing against were channel 3's Judy Markee and former Loy Norrix stand out Tico Duckett.
One of my fondest memories of Ribfests past is the year that Loverboy headlined on the Saturday night. Lead singer Mike Reno was dressed in the obligatory red leather jacket and pants but he was a lot heavier than we remembered him (aren't we all) and he was walking with a limp.
Rock The Vote For Ribfest
Don't forget to go to WRKR.com and check out the bands that are up for voting to see who kicks off RKR Night 8/7 at Ribfest 2015. Right now, the line up is Bone Hawk, Hairmania, and, of course, Blue Oyster Cult.
What Bands Are Playing Kalamazoo Ribfest?
Some of the Kalamazoo Ribfest bands you already know. Some of them you get to help decide. Check out the list below to see the lineup, and click the button below to vote for the Kalamazoo Ribfest 2015 opening band!
Ribfest 2015- Now With More Cowbell
Ribfest 2015 was announced this week, and taking the Friday night slot is Blue Oyster Cult.
Rib Fest Historical Moment
I can remember my first Rib Fest like it was yesterday...OK...like it was 24 years ago. Of, course, it wasn't anything like it is today. We had to kill the livestock ourselves and we were stopping our cars with our feet. (WIIIILMAAAAA!!...