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Chris Rhoads

Chris Rhoads

On-Air: Monday – Friday 3pm – 7pm

I started my radio career in Ocala back in 1989. From there I went to Orlando for 17 years and then up to Jacksonville for 5. I’m happy to be here on The Coast doing Late Afternoons from 2-7pm.

I play guitar and love hanging at the beach with my beautiful wife and two children. I’m a Country fan and going to concerts. I’m also a big sports fan, cheering on #24 and #48 in NASCAR,  the Canadians and Lightning in hockey, the Bucs, Jags and Noles in Football and Phil and Adam when golfs on TV.

 

Country Stars Share How Their Moms Inspired Them


Mothers' Day — Mom and Daughter

In honor of Mother’s Day, The Boot grabbed quotes from country stars talking about their amazing moms. REBA MCENTIRE loves that her mom treats everyone as equals.  Quote, “She’d go, ‘I’m proud of all four of my kids.  All my kids are good.  I love every one of ’em.'” ERIC CHURCH learned resilience from his mom.  Quote, “She’s by far the toughest ... Read More »

Luke Combs Tops The Billboard Country Charts


Top 10 Charts

Here are the Top 10 albums and songs on Billboard’s country music charts this week . . . Top Country Albums: 1.  Luke Combs, “This One’s For You” 2.  Dan + Shay, “Dan + Shay” 3.  Dylan Scott, “Nothing To Do Town” 4.  Chris Stapleton, “Traveller” 5.  Maren Morris, “Girl” 6.  Kacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour” 7.  Morgan Wallen, “If I Know Me” 8.  George Strait, “Honky Tonk Time Machine” 9.  Kane Brown, “Experiment” 10.  Jason Aldean, “Rearview Town”   ... Read More »

Thomas Rhett Surprised Military Moms with Visits from Their Sons and Daughters


Thomas Rhett on stage

You’ll need a “mega-box” of Kleenex when you watch this.  THOMAS RHETT flew four military moms to Florida to help him put together care packages for active-duty service members. They sat down for brunch and shared stories about what it’s like to be a mother of someone in the military. Then he played audio messages from their kids where they wished them ... Read More »

Brett Young’s Voice Gave Out During His Show on Saturday


Brett Young

BRETT YOUNG’s voice gave out at the beginning of his show on Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa . . . and he had to leave the stage.  He’s opening on KELSEA BALLERINI’s Miss Me More Tour. He posted an explanation on Instagram after leaving, and wow, his voice was shot. He said, quote, “As you can tell, the voice is even worse now, but sound ... Read More »

Luke Combs Had to Take Down a Snobby New York Salesperson


Luke Combs and Amy Brown interview

In case you haven’t heard this, LUKE COMBS told a great story about the time he wanted to buy a Rolex at a store in New York City, but the salesperson wouldn’t take him seriously. He asked for a specific Rolex model and she made it sound like you can’t just walk in and get one of those.  He knew it was ... Read More »

Only 10% of People Know Why Cinco de Mayo Is a Holiday


Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is Sunday.  And as you’re drinking a blended margarita or eating authentic Mexican food like a Crunchwrap Supreme to celebrate it . . . it’s probably good to know WHY. About three out of four people say they’ll celebrate the holiday in one way or another . . . but only 10% of people know WHY. A ... Read More »