On Tuesday, February 20th at 12:30pm, Studio A2 on the Road will feature two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones, best known for her 1979 self-titled debut, which included the smash hit "Chuck E's In Love." She's touring to support her new release "Sermon On Exposition Boulevard." Rickie Lee Jones does not tour that often these days, and rarely does in-store events like this one, making her appearance at Borders a very special event for Bandyke and WQKL.
The downtown Ann Arbor Borders store is located at 612 E. Liberty. The free performance will be broadcast live on 107one hosted by Martin Bandyke. A CD signing session will follow the performance.
Four Ann Arbor radio stations formerly owned by Clear Channel Communications are under new ownership. Country station WWWW (102.9 FM), adult album alternative station WQKL-FM (107.1 FM), liberal-talk station WLBY (1290 AM) and sports outlet WTKA (1050 AM) are now owned by Atlanta, Ga.-based Cumulus Media Inc. as of Jan. 15, General Manager Bob Bolak said ... Ann Arbor Radio also announced it has hired Chris Ammel as program director for WQKL and WLBY... Business In Brief (Sat, 2/10)