95Q’s Tucker Named GM of Amphitheatre

95Q’s Tucker Named GM of Amphitheatre

October 23 – Toby Tucker, Program Director of WDZQ-FM – Decatur’s Country Home 95Q, has been named general manager of the Nelson Park amphitheater.

The Decatur Park District announced Tucker’s hiring on Tuesday. He will oversee all aspects of the Nelson Park amphitheater, including operations, talent management, sales, and marketing.

In a social media post, Tucker said “I am very excited about the possibilities for the venue and will try to book entertainment that will please people of all ages and interests.

“I will still be helping out with a few things at 95Q for a little while at least and hope to be involved with it on some level moving forward. My 12-plus years here have been full of so many amazing memories. You, as an audience, embraced me from the beginning and I can only say thank you for that.”

Tucker was a National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award finalist for small market of personality of the year in 2016. He has served on the Macon County Fair Board, securing acts such as Brothers Osborne, Dustin Lynch, Thomas Rhett, and others for various local shows and events

“Toby Tucker has a wealth of experience in the music industry, and we are confident that his skills and knowledge will be an asset to the Park District’s award-winning arts division,” said Park District Executive Director Bill Clevenger. “Next spring, we will unveil the new lakefront arts venue, made possible by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.”

Neuhoff Media Decatur operates WDZQ, WSOY and NowDecatur.com.

10th Annual Jingle for Angels presented by Speed Lube

10th Annual Jingle for Angels presented by Speed Lube

Join us at Walmart North this Friday from Noon-5 PM as we ring bells for the Salvation Army Angel Tree kids and take on our sister station to see which station can collect the most toys and money in the Red Kettles. The 10th Annual Secret Santa Concert is presented by Speed Lube and our Qmunity Partners: Vita Center for Women, Woods Basement Systems, Scott State Bank and Chapman Henricks Insurance.

Feed the Farmers

Feed the Farmers

All farmers and farmhands are invited to join us for free lunches at area grain elevators during harvest season brought to you by the Macon County Farm Bureau. At each stop 95 free lunches will be served up that include a Beckett’s BBQ sandwich, potato chips, Del’s popcorn and a drink served in a lunch box courtesy of Scott State Bank. Thanks to our sponsors: Macon County Farm Bureau, Kroger, Del’s Express, Refreshment Services Pepsi and Scott State Bank. Join us for free lunch beginning at 11 AM and served until we run out or 1 PM.
October 11 – Legacy Grain – Blue Mound
October 13 – Topflight Grain – Emery
October 17 – Heritage Grain – Dalton City
October 20 – ADM Grain – Niantic

Toby Tucker’s Top 40 of 2016

From all the songs sent to country radio for 2016, here is a list of my Top 40 songs. Since some of the songs just came out a couple months ago, they didn’t place quite as high as they may make the cut for next year’s list too. Enjoy!
1. Tim McGraw – Humble & Kind

2. Artists of Then, Now & Forever – Forever Country

3. Eric Church – Record Year

4. Dierks Bentley – Different for Girls

5. Eric Church – Kill A Word

6. Dan & Shay – From the Ground Up

7. Maren Morris – My Church

8. Chris Young & Cassadee Pope – Think of You

9. Drake White – Livin’ The Dream

10. Luke Bryan – Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day

11. Old Dominon – Song for Another Time

12. Jon Pardi – Head Over Boots

13. Florida Georgia Line ft. Tim McGraw – May We All

14. Brett Eldredge – Wanna Be That Song

15. Luke Combs – Hurricane

16. Adam Craig – Reckon

17. Carrie Underwood – Heartbeat

18. Kip Moore – Runnin’ For You

19. Kelsea Ballerini – Peter Pan

20. Little Big Town – Better Man

21. Blake Shelton – She’s Got A Way With Words

22. William Michael Morgan – I Met A Girl

23. Locash – I Know Somebody

24. Sam Riggs – The Lucky Ones

25. Tucker Beathard – Rock On

26. High Valley – Make You Mine

27. Justin Moore – You Look Like I Need A Drink

28. Parmalee – Roots

29. Jake Owen – American Country Love Song

30. Luke Bryan – Fast

31. Mike Ryan – New Hometown

32. Dierks Bentley – Somewhere On A Beach

33. Florida Georgia Line – H.O.L.Y.

34. Brett Young – Sleep Without You

35. Runaway June – Lipstick

36. Rascal Flatts – I Like The Sound of That

37. Billy Currington – It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To

38. Jon Pardi – Dirt On My Boots

39. Kenny Chesney ft. Pink – Setting The World On Fire

40. Keith Urban – Blue Ain’t Your Color


Newell’s Christmas Wish 2016

Newell’s Christmas Wish 2016

We teamed up with Newell’s Auto Body to give away a fully refurbished 2002 Honda Accord to a deserving person in need this Holiday Season. Our winner, Debbie Hettinger, was nominated by her son, Anthony.

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Jingle for Angels 2016 presented by Speed Lube

Jingle for Angels 2016 presented by Speed Lube

Boo at the Zoo – October 29, 2016

Boo at the Zoo – October 29, 2016

Decatur Celebration 2016 Updates

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Presented by Speed Lube, JL Hubbard Insurance & Bonds, Soy Capital Bank, Network Solutions Unlimited, Decatur Building & Construction Trade Council

Decatur Celebration 2016 Downloadable Stage Schedule

If you missed Friday night, you missed out!

Look for Aric Lee from ESPN Decatur this weekend for your chance to win some money.

Be sure to stay up to date with all the latest photos from our NowDecatur.com team HERE: