Tom Mailey

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Brett Favre Loses Bet To Tim McGraw; Guess What Tim Has Him Do

Sharing a love of Louisiana, country music and football, Tim McGraw and NFL legend Brett Favre have been great friends for a long time.  Like all friends, they sometimes make bets. But only great friends […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2015

Garth Brooks on stage Chicago

Thank You, Garth

Well, that was fun. Garth has wrapped up his six show mega-party in Sacramento and I’m not sure there was a single disappointed fan among the 0ver-84,000 fans who attended. Usually whenever there’s a concert, […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/02/2015

Chris Young

Chris Young: Garth Makes It Look Easy

Chris Young is just back from a four-country tour that had him catching 12 different flights and performing ten shows in 18 days. He’s back…but his inner clock isn’t. “Uh…I don’t even know what day […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/31/2015

Garth Brooks

Tips For Maximizing Your Garth Brooks Experience

Garth is almost here, and this is the most amped we’ve seen Sacramento for a show since, well, the last time Garth was here. So this would be a good time for some quick, common […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/26/2015

Canaan Smith and Pat & Tom of KNCI

Canaan Smith Is a Terrible Secret Keeper

Back in January Canaan Smith was hinting about a collaboration he’d recently completed with one of his idols…a country music superstar with a high profile and a ton of hits. But he wouldn’t say who […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/25/2015

Luke Bryan

80s Superstar Athlete Tells Luke Bryan His Bat Swing is ‘Awful’

Luke Bryan spent some time working out with the Chicago White Sox at spring training yesterday. Bryan, who told reporters he pretty much realized he wasn’t an athlete “in tenth grade,” nonetheless went through all […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/24/2015

If you're not following Julie on Twitter, we've got 15 reasons why you should. (@kncijulie) (Photo: KNCI Sacramento)

Hey Julie: Show Us Your Tweets!

Twitter turned nine years old this weekend. The maximum-140-character social media site changed the landscape of electronic communication forever. Global events would be influenced by it, and everyone from world leaders and serious news people […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/23/2015

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley and His Hot Country Nights. Er, Knights.

It’s doubtful Dierks Bentley has any issue with being Dierks Bentley. Still, he does seem to enjoy occasionally slipping into the persona of someone else. Take his alter-ego in the “Drunk On A Plane” video, […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/18/2015

The Eli Young Band Stopped By The KNCI Studios For A Live Concert

From Roommates to Bandmates, The EIi Young Band Is Still Going Strong

When they headline KNCI’s Country Uncorked on Tuesday at the Gold Country fairgrounds, the Eli Young Band will have some new music to play. Like, really new. Since the release of their latest album “10,000 […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/12/2015

Casey James tearing it up at Country in the Park 2014 (Photo: KNCI/Sacramento)

Country Uncorked Star Casey James Ready For His ‘Relaunch’

Casey James opens KNCI’s Country Uncorked Tuesday night at the Gold Country fairgrounds in Auburn, and while he’ll definitely be playing the hits, including “Cryin’ on a Suitcase” and “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night,” […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/12/2015