WWO Launches ''Steve Gorman Rocks!'' for Classic Rock Outlets
|RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, August 15, 2019|
Cumulus Media's Westwood One has announced the launch of a new live weeknight show for Classic Rock radio, "Steve Gorman Rocks!" The five-hour program is hosted by The Black Crowes co-founder and former FOX Sports Radio personality. The program will launch on more than 20 stations on September 9 and will air live weeknights from 7pm-midnight, in all time zones across America.
Steve Gorman is the drummer and founding member of the iconic American rock band The Black Crowes. For three decades he has toured the world relentlessly, performing with artists who are mainstays of Classic Rock playlists today. Gorman will serve up a fresh take on Classic Rock radio, as the show will feature timeless CR music while weaving in his storytelling and perspective from the road and the main stage. The show will also have special guest artists and friends, up-to-the-minute information on concert tours and festivals, music news, and other topical lifestyle subjects.
"I've toured the world for over 25 years, leaving a small piece of my sanity at every stop," said Gorman. "Steve Gorman Rocks! is a natural extension of the life I've lived. I've got a unique perspective on the rock music we all love and plenty of stories to share. We're gonna have a blast."
"Steve brings current, relatable experiences from the rock world to the radio. The guy's really compelling," added Westwood One President of Programming Kirk Stirland. "With a foundation firmly planted in the rock music scene and real time use of social media and live interaction, Steve Gorman Rocks! will be a talked-about show on Classic Rock stations."
The program will alsp include audio and video content from April Rose, a well-known social media personality with more than two million followers. Executive producers for "Steve Gorman Rocks!" will be Troy Hanson, well-known rock radio programmer, who'll lead the production team, and Classic Rock radio expert Scott Jameson, from KQRS-FM/Minneapolis, who will program the music.