Pat & Tom with Julie Ryan (5am – 10am)

Pat & Tom with Julie Ryan
Weekdays 5am – 10am
(Photo Courtesy of: The Valory Music Co.)

The Hardest Thing for Jimmy Wayne in His Movie Paper Angels Was…?

The movie based on a book based on a song from Jimmy Wayne premiered this past weekend on UP TV. Paper Angels–the song, book and movie, all come from a real-life moment Jimmy had in [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/19/2014


There Are Lots Of Things Wrong About The Internet. This Isn’t One Of Them

Allowing some guy whose Twitter name is @gewqk to photo-shopping normal, boring hair and a normal, boring mustache onto super celebrity chef Guy Fieri is one of the reasons the internet was really invented. Enjoy. [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/19/2014

Blake Shelton, reacting to Kim Kardashian's latest publicity stunt  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for ACM)

Blake Shelton’s Response to Kim Kardashian is Hilarious

There have been plenty of responses to Kim Kardashian’s latest desperate lunge for attention. Now, in case you are reading this from beneath a rock somewhere (a rock with excellent wi-fi), Kardashian bared her weird, [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/17/2014

Pat interviewing Garth, circa 1994. The G-man says he's coming back! (Photo courtesy KNCI/Sacramento)

Garth On Sacramento: ‘One of the Greatest Places In the World To Play’

Will Garth be returning to Sacramento on his current world tour? Duh. “I can tell you dead to rights,” he told KNCI’s Pat and Tom show the day after the release of his new album, [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/13/2014

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

What Happened to All of Garth’s Rodeo Shirts?

Think back to photographs of Garth Brooks in the 1990s. What do you see? The hat. That icy blue stare. Those rodeo shirts. Remember this one from the cover of The Chase? The shirts were [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/12/2014


Veteran’s Day Freebies

Veterans: when we say we can’t thank you enough, we mean it. But hopefully, this helps a little: a number of restaurants, both locally-owned and national chains, are offering up all kinds of free stuff [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/11/2014

Brett Eldredge raises a toast at KNCI's Golf and Guitars event at Haggin Oaks

Brett Eldredge Has Some Big Dang Feet

Brett Eldredge has a big foot. Even as a teen, his feet were bigger than anyone else’s, which led to a unfortunate and painful situation one day when teenage Brett forgot his baseball cleats at [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/07/2014

Avowed Earl Thomas Conley fan, Blake Shelton (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Blake Shelton Salutes a Personal Hero

If you’re a younger country listener, the name Earl Thomas Conley may not mean anything. But in the 1980s, “ETC” was one of the biggest hit makers Nashville had seen, according to his online biography. [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/06/2014

Taylor Swift is not bothered if you don't like her (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Haters Can’t Slow The Taylor Train

Well if you were secretly hoping Taylor Swift’s abandonment of country music for the pop world would fall flat, uh, time to focus on something else. Her new album, “1989″, released just last week, has [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/05/2014

The face behind the hits. A LOT of hits.

Who Is This Guy And Why Should Country Fans Know?

Any country singer will tell you: the song is the thing. Without Nashville’s extremely talented pool of songwriters, who knows what the country music landscape would look (and sound) like.  With a few exceptions, most [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–11/04/2014


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