Monday, September 19, 2016

DUKE FM TEAMS UP WITH WEBSTER PUBLIC RELATIONS TO PROFILE COUNTRY MUSIC’S GREATEST ARTISTS T. GRAHAM BROWN, DANNY SHIRLEY (CONFEDERATE RAILROAD), EXILE, JIMMY FORTUNE, LORRIE MORGAN, T.G. SHEPPARD AND JOHN ANDERSON FEATURED IN DUKE FM'S VIDEO VAULT SERIESS Weekly Episodes Air Through Nov. 4



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 19, 2016)
 – Duke FM, where the “Legends of Country Hang Out,” is teaming up with Webster Public Relations again to feature its roster of legacy artists in candid, sit-down interviews on air, online and across Midwest Communications digital platforms. T. Graham Brown, Danny Shirley, Exile, Jimmy Fortune, Lorrie Morgan, T.G. Sheppard and John Anderson will be featured in the second round of Duke FM’s Video Vault series. Click here to watch the Video Vault series.

The Video Vault series will be hosted on Duke FM’s eight stations in Knoxville, Tenn., Appleton, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Lansing, Mich., Evansville Ind., Fargo ND, Duluth, Minn. and Terre Haute, Ind.

Duke FM will also be providing listeners an opportunity to win a prize each week for watching the videos, with all entrants going into a grand prize drawing for a trip for two on the Country Music Cruise. The 2017 artist lineup includes Vince Gill, Charley Pride, The Oak Ridge Boys, Brenda Lee, Lee Greenwood, Tanya Tucker, Johnny Lee, Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley - Good Ole Boys Reunion, Dailey & Vincent, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers, Wade Hayes, Jo-El Sonnier, Sylvia, Deborah Allen and Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys and host Lorianne Crook, plus a special Grand Ole Opry at Sea performance event.

In addition to one-on-one interviews with the artists, Duke FM also carries syndicated country video news series “The Pickup,” which highlights today's stars and classic country artists making news today. “The Pickup” is produced by The Hot Seat.

"Duke FM reintroduced a multitude of Country Hits to the public that have not received radio airplay in numerous years. This music was popular then and continues to be popular today. As a result of consistently delivering these great hits to the fans, we decided to invest the time and money to bring the Legends stories closer to the DUKE-FM fans. Our first round of interviews in Nashville far exceeded our expectations and now DUKE-FM is sharing those thought-provoking stories with country music aficionados throughout the United States with a positive response on all levels," said Jeff McCarthy, Vice President Programming, Midwest Communications, Inc.

Video Vault Series:
Sept. 19 T. Graham Brown
Sept. 26 Danny Shirley (Confederate Railroad)
Oct. 03   Exile
Oct. 10   Jimmy Fortune
Oct. 17   Lorrie Morgan
Oct. 24   T.G. Sheppard
Oct. 31   John Anderson


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