Craig Ferguson returns to “The Red”

What a week I had! Mid-week Terry Stewart, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame came for a visit, as I am turning much of my memorabilia over to the hall. Terry brought RRHF archivist Andy Leach along to investigate my collection. Thursday morning we appeared on Larry & Willy’s morning…

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Bill Medley at “The Red”

Spent a wonderful evening at the Red Robinson Show Theatre with Bill Medley. I have known Bill and the late Bobby Hatfield since 1962 when they first played the Cave Theatre Restaurant. I also booked the Righteous Brothers into Expo 86 with business partner Les Vogt. I reminded Bill that he and Paul Revere and…

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104.3… A Shore Thing

Shore 104 FM has  switched frequencies with KAFE in Bellingham. Shore 104 is now at 104.3 and KAFE has moved to 104.1.  The U.S. – Canada agreement culminated in this photo opportunity for both stations at the Peace Arch border crossing.  It took a lot of give and take, but the end result is a…

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Radio’s Future… on the Internet?

Red, first off may I say that I started listening to you before I knew how to operate a radio and you may very well have been my first favourite DJ, and have gone on to become a radio host and DJ myself, so you deserve a bit of credit there. The reason for my…

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Jay Leno at “The Rock”

Jay Leno came to the River Rock Show Theatre for two shows on a Saturday night. The word went out from his manager in Los Angeles that there would be no media event, no questions from the press and no media folks invited. This blackout was due to the continuing story of shifts at NBC…

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Happy Birthday, Elvis!

January 8 marks Elvis Presley‘s 75th birthday. Did you know that Mike Reno of Loverboy shares the same birthday? It is difficult to imagine Elvis at 75. However people who knew him tell me that his hair was almost snow white when he passed away. That makes perfect sense as his father, Vernon, was white-haired…

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