Tom Mailey

Hey Blake, do you know where your phone is right now?  (Photo by  Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Blake Shelton’s Twitter Hacked…By Adam Levine

Followers of Blake Shelton on Twitter may have noticed a series of strange Tweets coming from Blake’s account prior to the season six premiere of The Voice. Tweets like “#voicefact: I can count to purple” [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–02/25/2014

Three of these guys know which camera to look at.  Two do not.

Rascal Flatts Cue Up Next Stage of Career with Rewind

Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus was ready with an answer when KNCI’s Pat and Tom show asked what drew him to “Rewind,” the band’s latest single that was written by Ashley Gorley, Chris DeStefano and Eric [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/21/2014

Stephen Barker Liles (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

KNCI Exclusive: Stephen Barker Liles and What Really Happened with Trace Adkins on that Country Cruise

What really happened with Trace Adkins on the cruise ship? No punches were thrown. There was, however, a confrontation. According to Love and Theft’s Stephen Barker Liles, who happened to witness that whole recent Caribbean [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/16/2014

Jon Pardi at Country in the Park last summer

KNCI Influences Jon Pardi’s New Album..?

Jon Pardi’s debut CD, Write You a Song, is notable for its stone cold country feel. Echoing the Bakersfield sound if Buck Owens had been all jacked up on Red Bull, there’s no chance Jon [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/14/2014

Jon Pardi's mom Shelli introducing her son at his sold out show at Toby's

Jon Pardi Scratches the Surface for Motivation

For Jon Pardi, inspiration is always close by. It’s on his guitar. Literally. That’s because, according to his mom, Shellie Pardi-Harrington, after a particularly difficult show one night the 28-year-old from Dixon, California wrote himself [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/13/2014

Allison Janney (Photo by  Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Image)

Allison Janney Thrives

“Kaiser-Permanente. Thrive.” Since 2006 we’ve heard those words on countless radio commercials. But what about the actress who voices them? “I’ve never heard them” Allison Janney told KNCI’s Pat and Tom. “I’m never in the [...]


Keith Urban, not regretting that he chose music over being a radio DJ

New Video Of A Young Keith Urban

He knows what it’s like. Keith Urban has said on many occasions that one of the things he likes best about being a judge on American Idol (new season premiere: January 11th on Fox) is [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/20/2013

(Kim Stein Photography Country in the Park)

Come Party with Pardi!

2013 was a good year for Dixon’s Jon Pardi.  His “Missin’ You Crazy” cracked the top thirty, and “Up All Night,” his second single, has reached the top 20 and is still rising.  So he [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/17/2013

Garth Brooks (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Garth Brooks Talks World Tour With Pat And Tom

It came as a shock on Dec. 9 when Garth Brooks announced a 2014 World Tour. Since then, we’ve been wondering: Is Garth Brooks coming to Sacramento on tour? Well, Pat and Tom had a [...]


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It’s Not a Happy Birthday Until Garth Sings to You!

Tom here, writing this on Friday morning.  Earlier today, we had the chance to speak with the one, the only, the always-awesome Garth Brooks.  And we found out whether Sacramento is included on his 2014 [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/13/2013