Kathy Wagner joined the WMGK airstaff in March of 1999. Before that, she could be heard on WZXL in Atlantic City, WSTW in Wilmington, WYSP in Philly, and as a traffic announcer on various stations including KYW NewsRadio. She recently adopted a retired racing greyhound and regularly volunteers her time at a local kennel caring for the dogs. Her favorite Rita's water ice flavor is banana, she owns every episode of MacGyver on DVD, and is internationally known for making the world's best chocolate chip cookies.

BOSTON

Posted 9/5/2012 1:37:00 PM

Went to see BOSTON perform in Red Bank, NJ last week, and it was outstanding!  Singer Tommy DeCarlo belts out the classic Boston hits SO effortlessly.... it's a joy to watch him perform!  I think Brad Delp would be proud....

If you have the chance, GO SEE THEM LIVE!

www.BandBoston.com



TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT DELIVERS STELLAR PERFORMANCE AT THE KESWICK THEATRE - MAY 31ST

Posted 6/3/2012 3:05:00 PM
Timothy B. Schmit has a connection to the City of Brotherly Love -- his wife, Jean, was born in Philadelphia and still has family here.  When the Eagles bassist mentioned that he visits the city pretty regularly and his niece and nephew were in attendance at the show that night, it earned him a huge round of applause from the Keswick Theatre audience.  It was one of many warm reactions from the crowd, who also showed their appreciation with several standing ovations throughout the show.

Schmit took the stage shortly after 8pm with his four-piece band (which later expanded to seven), and opened the show with "One More Mile" from his latest release, Expando.  It's an incredibly catchy tune that will have you tapping your toes and singing along before you even realize it -- a great way to start off the night.  After the first song, he greeted the crowd ...


JACK BLADES: BORN FOR THIS

Posted 5/14/2012 3:23:00 PM

One has only to see Jack Blades perform live to know that he was born to make music.  With a new album entitled Rock 'n Roll Ride and a myriad of upcoming tour dates with Night Ranger, he continues to share his gift of songwriting with the world.  Jack's schedule is always full, and in this interview he talks about filming a new TV show called Rock Star Kitchen, hitting the golf course with Alice Cooper, singing the National Anthem at a recent NASCAR race (and cruising around the track at 170mph!), guesting on two Fox News talk shows (Hannity and Red Eye), appearing on Celebrity Ghost Stories, what kind of music he likes to listen to when he's not MAKING music, and what he might be doing today if he weren't a musician.  Oh, and he also talks about his new solo album.  The interview is in 3 ...



TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT TO PERFORM AT THE KESWICK THEATRE ON MAY 31ST

Posted 5/6/2012 10:10:00 AM
WMGK is proud to welcome singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Timothy B. Schmit to Philadelphia for a solo show at the Keswick Theatre on May 31st.  You probably know him best as a member of the Eagles, and Poco before that, but his voice is all over some of the biggest Classic Rock albums ever recorded, including the works of Steely Dan, Crosby Stills & Nash, and Bob Seger to name just a few.  He's getting ready to hit the road with his own band for some more dates in support of his latest release Expando, and was kind enough to take the time to call and chat about these upcoming shows, his recent visit to South Africa with the Eagles, receiving an honorary Doctorate degree from Berklee, writing new music, and one of his favorite places to visit in Philly.  The interview is in two parts -- click on the links to the ...


GREG KIHN RELEASES GREG KIHN BAND; BEST OF BESERKLEY, 1974-1985. NEW DISC FEATURES 21 REMASTERED HITS FROM THE LEGENDARY 80s ROCKER

Posted 5/1/2012 5:00:00 PM

Put this on your list of new albums to buy!  Legendary 80’s rocker, Greg Kihn, is proud to announce the release of his new album, Greg Kihn Band: Best of Berserkley, 1974-1985, as both hardcopy CD and digital download.  The album contains  21 tracks and features 19 Greg Kihn remastered original hits drawn from his eight-of-nine full-length Beserkley Records studio albums, including The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘em Like That)JeopardyHappy Man and Reunited, along with two tribute tracks to Bruce Springsteen (long considered one of Greg’s biggest musical influences), Rendezvous and For You.

In the late 80’s, Beserkley Records sold the original Greg Kihn Band master recordings, along with the rest of the Beserkley Records catalog.  After many years of legal wranglings, Greg finally obtained the rights to release his back catalog from this seminal era of his musical career.  Existing diehard and new fans who have followed Greg Kihn from the beginning of ...



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