It’s the New Roadhouse on Kat Country 98.7!

Amy joins D. Ray Knight on the Black Hills’ only live and local country morning show, featuring segments like, “Ask Amy,” “Master Criminal File,” and “Those Hollywood Types.” Listeners can also tune in for contests, guests, and even an occasional celebration of all things Canadian. Catch the mayhem every weekday morning 6 to 10 on Kat Country 98.7!

Returning to his Black Hills radio home after an 8-year stint as the head writer for the syndicated American Comedy Network, D. Ray Knight can now be heard every weekday morning on The Roadhouse. D. Ray was raised in Rapid City, and, after several attempts to get away, he finally realized what a gem the Black Hills truly is and now permanently calls it home. D. Ray has worked in radio in Baltimore and San Diego, performed stand-up all over the country, and has appeared on Comedy Central. He’s done some acting (sort of) and famously planned the D-Day invasion of 1944—and only one of those things is a total lie!

Amy was born in Sturgis, SD and grew up in Tucson, AZ. After returning to South Dakota for college, Amy decided to follow a career in music and ended up in Tennessee, where she found radio. She worked as a radio co-host, but later left to pursue her passion for health and fitness, becoming a personal trainer. In 2012, Amy returned to South Dakota, landing at Regional Health. After doing voice work and public speaking for the company, she realized she belonged back in radio. Now, you can find her on KOUT 98.7 on The Roadhouse, as well as KKMK 93.9 The Mix.

Radio Legend Kevin Phillips Named Program Director at 93.9 the Mix

RAPID CITY, SD – HomeSlice Media Group is proud to announce the promotion of long-time radio personality, Kevin Phillips, to the position of Program Director at the popular Black Hills radio station, 93.9 The Mix.

“Kevin, has been with us for a long time and it’s a privilege to know that he will continue to be on the air and now as the program director for the Mix,” said MaryAnne Whittle, general manager for HomeSlice Media.

Kevin recently celebrated his 35th year in radio, having started his career in 1982 in Fargo, ND. Phillips started at The Mix, or Magic 93.9 as it was called then, in December of 1989, where he became the long-time voice of the Morning Animals. “I look forward to this fantastic opportunity,” Phillips said, “We have a great staff, and HomeSlice is a great company.”

Phillips also hosts a classic country program every Saturday morning on HomeSlice Media’s sister station, The Big 81 KBHB.

Outside of his duties at HomeSlice Media, Phillips stays busy as the public address announcer at sporting events for Rapid City Central High School, South Dakota School of Mines, Black Hills Speedway, and Central States Fair Demolition Derby. Black Hills area residents may also recognize him from his stand-up career, having shared the stage with Jay Leno and George Carlin, among others, or from his appearances on “ABC’s Prime Time Live” and “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.”

Phillips also hosted a variety of charitable telethons, including, Children’s Miracle Network and March of Dimes. He is a member of the Rapid City Sports Hall of Fame, a recipient of the Black Hills Advertising Federation Silver Medal Award, and has received Distinguished Service Awards from the South Dakota High School Activities Association and the Cosmopolitan Club.

Kevin has also received the South Dakota High School Activities Association Distinguished Service Award, the Central States Fair Hero Award, the Cosmopolitan Club Distinguished Service Award, and has twice been awarded the Lakota Nation Invitational Public Service Award.

He and his wife Marcy have two daughters and three grandchildren that currently
demand whatever time they have left on their busy schedules.

Old Dominion Returns to Rapid City

Old Dominion Band(Rapid City, SD) – HomeSlice Concerts announced this morning that Sony Music Nashville Recording Artists, Old Dominion, will be making their return to Rapid City on February 24th in the Barnett Arena at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Special guest Michael Ray, singer of the 2016 hit single, “Think a Little Less” will join the band, along with Tennessee singer-songwriter, Brandon Lay. Old Dominion, the famed songwriters turned superstar arena act, are embarking on the Happy Endings World Tour in support of their hit album of the same name.

Proving that they are not your average country band, Old Dominion blends old-fashioned country charm, lyrical wit and rock n’ roll grit into radio-friendly, hook-heavy pop nuggets. The band has emerged as one of the hottest breaking bands in country music, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound. Old Dominion recently released their highly anticipated sophomore album, Happy Endings, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart & #7 on the Top 200 and were nominated for two CMA nominations for “New Artist of the Year” and “Vocal Group of the Year.” Old Dominions new single, “Written In The Sand,” follows the success of the first single off of the album “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart,” which hit #1 on Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts. The band released their first full length album Meat and Candy, which was certified GOLD by the RIAA and hailed a “stellar debut by Entertainment Weekly and declared “one of the hottest breaking bands in county music” by Vice. The group already has several top selling singles under their belts, including the two-week No.1 “Break Up With Him” (PLATINUM), “Snapback” (GOLD) and “Song For Another Time,” which hit No. 1 the on Billboard Country Airplay and MediaBase charts. In 2016, the band was notably named ACM New Group of the YearACCA Breakthrough Group of the Year, AIMP Songwriter Artist of the Year and Music Row Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Old Dominion consists of lead singer Matthew Ramsey, lead guitarist Brad Tursi, multi-instrumentalist Trevor Rosen, bassist Geoff Sprung and drummer Whit Sellers.

Tickets for KAT Country 98.7 Presents OLD DOMINION – The Happy Endings World Tour go on sale on Friday October 20, 2017 and can be purchased at GotMine.com, the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center box office, The Silverado in Deadwood, Ellsworth Airforce Base Recreation or 1-800-GOT-MINE.

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The HomeSlice Group is a media and entertainment conglomerate of small businesses, based primarily in the Black Hills. The firm owns and operates six radio stations in the Rapid City area, including the market-leading country FM, KAT Country 98.7, presenting station of the Old Dominion stop in Rapid City.  HomeSlice was formed in Sturgis, SD in 1994 with its roots in the concert business and now produce or provide talent for more than 500 live events per year.   The company is also the worldwide exclusive licensing agent of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally and operates the premier digital marketing agency in the region.