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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer: The St. Jude Video & Song

We first introduced you to Jeanna and Ella Dreamer two years ago during WBKR's St. Jude Radiothon.  And, you'll likely recall, they were the inspirations behind our 2012 St. Jude song "Dreamer."  This year, we decided to put faces with the names for you and make an official video for our original song.  Check this out!  It's moving, powerful and yet more testament as to why you should become a St. Jude Partner-In-Hope.

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The Official Video for “Thumbs Up” [Video]

His story truly inspired the world.  And, late last year, when Lane Goodwin's "Thumbs Up" craze spread like wildfire through the digital landscape, I think every single person who heard his story was inspired.  I know that I was.  And I decided that Lane was the perfect inspiration for this year's original St. Jude song. 

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Hey St. Jude: The Official St. Jude Video [Video]

The 2013 WBKR St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care is officially underway.  And THIS video pretty much sums up why we take 26 hours out of each broadcast year to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  Check this out and watch as patients, parents, celebrities and more sing their version of The Beatles' "Hey Jude!"  This is AMAZING!

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Local Singer Kennedy McCollam Wins Kentucky Opry Singing Contest [Video]

This girl is incredible.  12-year-old Owensboro singer Kennedy McCollam recently competed in a talent competition at the Kentucky Opry.  And she slayed the competition and snagged the People's Choice award with her powerful rendition of "How Great Thou Art."  Check this out!

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Skylar Cain Wows Crowd at WBKR’s Denim & Diamond’s for St. Jude [Video]

This week here at WBKR, we are gearing up for our 2013 St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care.  We officially kicked off our St. Jude season with Denim and Diamonds on February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  A handful of local musicians and bands joined us for that event and we raised nearly $4000 in a single night!  There was a huge collection of talent on the stage, but we all agree that one singer stole the hearts of everyone in the theatre.  Check out Skylar Cain and her AMAZING rendition of "Blue Moon of Kentucky!"

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Official Tour Photo
Official Tour Photo
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Little Big Town Coming to The Victory Theatre in Evansville

They just won a Grammy for Best Country Performance Duo/Group.  Thank you, "Pontoon."  And, now, Little Big Town is bringing their golden harmonies to The Victory Theatre in Evansville.  As someone who has seen them in concert multiple times, I can tell you . . . they sound AMAZING live!  Here at WBKR.com, we have all the scoop on the show and how you can buy and win tickets!

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Local Stars Come Out for St. Jude Radiothon’s Celebrity Phone Bank

Our 10th annual WBKR St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care is coming up Thursday and Friday, February 21st and 22nd.  And, again, we have many local celebrities and musicians joining us to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  This year's line-up is our biggest and best yet and we are THRILLED so many folks are sharing their voices, music and talents to help us in our efforts.  Check out the full schedule of entertainment!

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(Image from Basher Bogue's official Facebook page)
(Image from Basher Bogue's official Facebook page)
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“Denim and Diamonds” St. Jude Concert Fundraiser Photos

Denim and Diamonds, our annual concert fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is 7pm, Friday, February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  And this year's line-up in sensational.

If you are at the event, join in the fun by hashtaging your instagram photos with ##DDOwensboro and we'll get 'em up on our website too!

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(Image from Basher Bogue's official Facebook page)
(Image from Basher Bogue's official Facebook page)
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“Denim and Diamonds” This Friday Night! [Video]

You do NOT want to miss it.  Denim and Diamonds, our annual concert fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is 7pm, Friday, February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  And this year's line-up in sensational.  Check it out and get your tickets NOW!

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Chad & Jac Meet Show Dog Universal’s Joel Crouse in Memphis [Video]

Each year, when we head down to Memphis for our annual St. Jude Country Cares conference, we meet up with young, up-and-coming country stars.  And this year was no exception.  As our annual casino night was wrapping up, Jaclyn and I met Show Dog Universal recording artist, Joel Crouse.  Joel has some Kentucky ties . . . in fact, his brother and sister both attended college in Louisville.  But it's little brother who's ready to make his radio debut with a song called "If You Want Some."  Check it out!

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(Image from Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
(Image from Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
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Get Your “Denim and Diamonds” Tickets NOW!

It's a just a couple of weeks away and, trust us, you do NOT want to miss it.  Denim and Diamonds, our annual concert fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is 7pm, Friday, February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  And this year's line-up in sensational.  Check it out and get your tickets NOW!

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Owensboro Girl Wins “Stand Up & Sing” Contest in Nashville [Video]

This is really cool and this little gal is REALLY good!  12-year-old Kennedy McCollam of Owensboro recently competed in the Stand Up & Sing competition at Belcourt Taps in Nashville.  And she won!  She took first place in the Grand Finals by belting out an Etta James classic.  Take a listen and watch as Kennedy wows the crowd with her rendition of "I'd Rather Go Blind!" 

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