West Michigan: Newsmakers Feb 13 - 19




Grand Rapids Press:

Though they got married on the radio, with members of the media and WGRD staff milling about a banquet room in Van Andel Arena, Dallas Meyers and Lauralee Girodat were in a world of their own as they spoke their wedding vows. The glowing twosome, winners of WGRD's Get Married at Nickelback contest, exchanged rings with a few friends and family members looking on. "You may now kiss the bride," the minister said after pronouncing them husband and wife. Dallas, 26, of Grand Rapids, planted a big one on his new missus... Valentines exchange vows at show (Tue 2/14)

Have you listened lately to WBFX-FM (101.3, The Fox)? On Wednesday, the classic-rock station made some adjustments in its format, hoping to attract some new listeners. According to Jack Lawson, program director at The Fox, the station made some "format enhancements" by adding songs from the 1980s and '90s as well as new releases from long-established music acts... Broadcast notes (Sun 2/19)

In local radio circles, he's known simply as WLAV morning show host Kevin Matthews' son. But in music industry circles, he's blazing a trail of his own as Trevor Menear. Could this 21-year-old Chicago guitarist be on the cusp of something big? With extraordinary guitar work and a voice that -- like one-time wunderkind Jonny Lang -- belies his age, Menear deftly straddles the lines between blues, rock and jazz on his invigorating and soulful original songs... Talented Menear has local-radio ties (Sun 2/19)







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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on February 19, 2006 8:00 PM.

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