The Live Ride Announces Summer Concert Special


Contact: Melissa Bachtel

Phone: 216-831-3761

Fax: 216-514-4699


(APRIL 2012) – Two of country’s biggest stars, Carrie Underwood and Rodney Atkins, will be stopping by Envision Radio Networks®’ The Live Ride with Marty McFly this Memorial Day weekend for a FREE two hour Summer Concert Special that will preview the hottest country tours of the summer!

Carrie Underwood swings by the studio and gives us the inside scoop about her days at American Idol. She reveals what makes her nervous on stage and discusses her favorite cover songs to do on tour. Carrie also tells us what it is like dating someone famous, and of course, we get the latest details on her new CD, “Blown Away.”

Rodney Adkins calls in from the road to talk about a day in the life of a summer tour, and he reveals who is the biggest prankster of all the superstars on tour! The Summer Concert Special will also give you inside details about the top three tours of the summer: “Brothers of the Sun” with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, “On Fire” with Miranda Lambert, and “Blood Sweat and Beers” with Eric Church!

The FREE Memorial Day Weekend Special will kick off summer with live performances from all your favorite country artists including Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and more!

The Live Ride’s Summer Concert Special will be available for broadcast May 23rd through May 28th. Visit for more details or contact Melissa Bachtel at 216-831-3761 or for information on how you can get The Live Ride’s Summer Concert Special for your radio station.

The Live Ride with Marty McFly, the two hour radio show hosted by 25 year country radio veteran Marty McFly, brings a weekly “concert” to country radio featuring live performances of current and recent chart hits by today’s biggest acts. As a Nashville insider, McFly provides the most up-to-date country news, concert information and artist interviews along with the perfect soundtrack for country radio listeners to relive their favorite country concert experiences! McFly is joined on the show by his partner of 11 years, Big Stew.

McFly got his start in radio in 1985, when a close friend told him of an easy way to make money…radio! At the same time, Michael J. Fox was playing a character with a similar name in the major motion picture called “Back to the Future.” Coincidence? The four-time “CMA Air Personality of the Year” nominee and three-time “ACM Air Personality of the Year” nominee has helped his stations win a combined nine CMA/ACM “Station of the Year” awards! He has also been nominated for Billboard Magazine’s “Air Personality of the Year” in 1996 and Bobby Poe Magazine’s “Large Market Air Personality of the Year” in 1993. Based in Nashville, McFly wakes up the city each day as the morning personality for WKDF-FM while continuing his search for an affordable method of time travel.

Envision Radio Networks® provides content and services to more than 1,200 radio stations and reaches millions of listeners each week. Envision Radio Networks, Inc. is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country and supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show prep, short-form vignettes, virtual news-weather-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, long-form weekend programming, 24/7 formats, comedy services, event programming, off-air tools, web content, album releases and artist specials. Envision Radio Networks® is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in New York City, San Francisco and Nashville.

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