Posts Tagged ‘ Clear Channel ’

Uncle Nasty, Keefer bounce back after Clear Channel firings

Uncle Nasty and Keefer

Both Uncle Nasty and Keefer — two popular local radio personalities — endured the latest Clear Channel purge and now have new gigs.

KBPI’s Uncle Nasty, KBCO’s Keefer fired by Clear Channel

Wayne Static @ the Fillmore Auditorium

KBPI’s Uncle Nasty (Gregg Stone) was fired by Clear Channel Thursday from KBPI 106.7 FM and Keefer and others were let go at KBCO 97.3 FM in what has become an end-of-year rite affecting the company’s stations in markets nationally. Keefer, who held the 3-8 p.m. shift at KBCO, was let go along with the morning producer and receptionist. Stone and an imaging technician were let go at KBPI.

Offspring, Paramore @ Fiddler's Green

[photopress:offspring.jpg,full,pp_image] The Offspring performing May 18 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Photo from As I sat, swayed, danced, and bounced through the Big Gig, one song kept bubbling to top of mind: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s “Whatever Happened To My Rock ‘n’ Roll.” Surrounded by the next generation of punk rock girls and boys, happily bouncing and pogo-ing to the tunes Saturday at Fiddler’s Green, I tried to share the bliss they were feeling. But I missed any sense of urgency, or riot, or anger, […]