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The Zac Brown Band is covering Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen (Photos by David Kotinsky and Fox Photos for Getty Images)

Zac Brown Band Covers Queen Classic? Oh Mama Mia, Mama Mia

The Zac Brown Band is stone-cold country, but onstage, they still love to pay homage to their influences, country and non-country alike. In concert over the years, they have covered country classics like “The Devil [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–21 hours ago

Camille Wilson, Brielle Springer, Andrew Jordan and friends, first in line to meet Florida Georgia Line at the R'ville Walmart. (Photo: Pat & Tom, KNCI/Sacramento)

At The Roseville Wal-Mart: A Big Line for Florida-Georgia Line

They didn’t just get there early, they got there the day before: 3:30 Saturday afternoon, to be precise. Camille Wilson, Brielle Springer and Andrew Jordan were the first three people lined up to meet Florida-Georgia [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/29/2014

Monster Trucks: it ain't how you start, it's how you finish. (Photo by

You Won’t Believe This Monster Truck’s Monster Saves

Monster trucks are epic. What this monster truck driver does to keep his ride roaring along is even epic-er. The whole run, first posted by via YouTube, is unbelievable. But if you’re short on [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/25/2014

(Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Time to Get Fired Up!

It’s amazing what a few well-chosen words can do, if they’re delivered with passion. We were reminded of that again this week when 16-year-old football player Apollos Hester gave a post-game TV interview for the [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/23/2014

Martina McBride

Martina McBride Is Really Cookin’

Martina McBride was recovering from a “carb coma” when she called us the day before her Friday night concert at Thunder Valley Casino. Her bus had stopped at an In And Out in Kingman, Arizona. [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/19/2014

Pyrocumulous cloud forms over the massive King Fire, as seen from downtown Placerville. 
Photo by: Gary Erck

King Fire Sparks Interest In Relief Efforts

One of the most destructive fires in our region in the past two decades is burning out of control just north of Pollock Pines. As of Thursday morning the King Fire is over 70,000 acres, [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/18/2014

"Hi Barbie, what's going on?" ... "Not a *&%$ thing"
(Photo: Researchers/Getty Images)

Bad Mouth Barbie?

WTF, Barbie?! According to the UK newspaper The Daily Mail, a mom named Talina Evans tried returning a Barbie doll to the store recently because she thinks the doll is swearing — dropping an “F” [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/17/2014

My mom and me, late winter 2013 (Photo courtesy Pat & Tom, KNCI/Sacramento)

A Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Some of the following was first published in Style magazine, Oct. 2013  My mom would have turned 90 this year. When she was born, Calvin Coolidge was president, and cars came with hand cranks. She [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/17/2014

Blake Shelton with Pat and Tom of KNCI

Does This Make Us a Part of Team Blake?

Blake Shelton doesn’t strike us as a guy who is easily surprised, but we’re pretty sure we got him Friday night prior to his show at Sleep Train Amphitheater. Blake of course is Pizza Hut’s [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/16/2014

Getting acquainted with KNCI's new studios (Photo courtesy KNCI)

New KNCI Studio Almost Ready For Air

Even though you can’t see it, you’ll probably still able to tell when we move into our spiffy new broadcast studio next week: Just listen for the excitement in our voices. The station itself isn’t [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/16/2014


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