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Carrie Underwood

Sneak Peak! Carrie’s Custom Super Bowl Intro

Carrie Underwood has updated her NFL “Waiting All Day For Sunday Night” anthem for the Super Bowl. According to Taste of Country, there’s no word as to whether there will be an appearance by the […]


WWE legend Sgt Slaughter--a pretty nice guy as long as you're not in the ring with him. (Photo: KNCI/Sacramento)

Sgt Slaughter’s Most Famous Fan Was…?

WWE legend Sgt. Slaughter stopped by the studios today to talk about Wrestlemania 31, coming to Levi Stadium March 29th, and also “Axxess” which is a week-long fan event leading up to Wrestlemania that will […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/28/2015

Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton better have some Red Bulls ready backstage at the 50th annual ACMs (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

ACMs Will Be Half Hour Longer This Year

What’s better than three hours of the best country music has to offer? How about 3 1/2 hours? That’s what the Academy of Country Music Awards is going to try to do this year.  The […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/27/2015

Jon Rivera, owner of the "World Famous Barber Jon's" in El Dorado Hills (photo courtesy: Jon Rivera)

Need A Haircut? Save It For Saturday!

Saturday looks like a great day for a haircut. And it’s for a great cause, too! Nearly everyone who lives in the Folsom/El Dorado Hills area knows Barber Jon’s. The barber shop on Green Valley […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/27/2015

It's a good time, finally, for Seahawk fans like myself and KNCI's Greg Kodiak (left, looking like he may need to find a bathroom) (Photo: KNCI/Sacramento)

Why, Yes, I AM a Seahawk Fan

Forgive me if I’m a little distracted this week. For only the third time in their almost-40 year existence, the Seattle Seahawks are playing in the Super Bowl. I know that down here, being a […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/26/2015

Blake Shelton

Have You Seen Blake Shelton’s SNL Promos?

In what might be one of the most perfect fits ever in the history of television: Blake Shelton is hosting Saturday Night Live this Saturday.  In case you haven’t seen the promos yet, here ya […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/22/2015

That's the Dirty Redhead from Goat House brewing in Lincoln on the left, next to, I believe, the Sit n Spin IPA. They were the last two on my flight so I can't be sure (Photo by Tom Mailey/ KNCI/Sacramento)

Tap Into Your Local Brewhouse

Our website administrator keeps pestering me to write another blog about beer. I did one last spring, and I thought that was enough. But no. Oh well, since the big Art of Beer Invitational is […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/21/2015

Brand new pick up trucks or...4X4 love machines? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Country Songs That, Um, Put The “Pick Up” in Pick Up Truck

If you were to listen to any number of recent hits, you might conclude that truck romps have replaced dinner and a movie as country folks’ romantic outing of choice. Never one to grasp the obvious […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/20/2015

Tom of KNCI

Copenhagen Isn’t In Germany…? And Other Dumb Disputes

My two boys, age 18 and 15, nearly threw down recently over a very important subject: which one would survive longer in an actual zombie apocalypse.  Yep. Raised voices, red faces, over who would last […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/15/2015

Cute puppies are an easy way for advertisers to sail to Super Bowl ratings success (Shown: my dog, Speedo Cornelius, the Pirate Pup) (Photo: KNCI/Sacramento)

What’s More Heart-Rending Than A Cute Puppy..?

There’s only one thing better than featuring a cute puppy in your marketing, and that’s a cute puppy in trouble. Advertisers know it. That’s why two of the biggest Super Bowl advertisers, Anheuser-Busch and GoDaddy, […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/14/2015


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