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Back in October 1990, I entered a contest offered on a Milwaukee radio station called, "Win Your Own Hour On Our Airwaves." The contest was simple, really; Write them a letter & tell them why they should pick me. So, I wrote the letter and I WON, and the rest is history! Ten days later I would have my first radio gig. Since then I have worked in radio part-time (around my full-time jobs) in Beaver Dam and Appleton, WI, Tuscon, AZ, and for the past 11 years, right here in Rochester, MN. I enjoy going to concerts and supporting live music, My absolute favorite band live is ZZ - TOP, who I've seen LIVE 29 times, uncle Ted Nugent 25 times, and many more artists/bands multiple times. Some of my other 'favs' are Stone Temple Pilots & Black Sabbath. And yes, I have met both Scott Weiland & Ozzy. Add Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins & Pink Floyd, along with Neil Young & Foo Fighters, to new acts like Royal Blood. Basically, I like anything that ROCKS with a hard guitar edge. I have been to over 400+ concerts, and I don't plan on stopping anytime soon. Just call me #theConcertGuy. I enjoy my gas grill, growing heirloom Hungarian peppers on my deck, playing acoustic guitar & harmonica, along with my full time job working outdoors at a local, well known garden center on 2nd St. in Rochester. Working here at Z-Rock is a true passion, and it is still as thrilling and fun as it was on my first day in radio. Oh yeah, I am a proud papa, grand dad, and five-year Navy aviation veteran, too! LONG LIVE THE MUSIC...........LONG LIVE ROCK! \m/\m/
photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends © 2017
photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends © 2017
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Minnesota Scores the Most Out-of-State Visitors to Nebraska for the Great American Eclipse 2017 [PHOTOS]

Between every road traveled, and every town and city visited, NOBODY traveled better than Minnesotan's for the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21st 2017.

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photo: Train Wreck Gardens ©
photo: Train Wreck Gardens ©
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How Is Your Garden Doing? It’s Harvest Time at Train Wreck Gardens!

You've heard me talk about my beloved family heirloom pepper, the Beaver Dam Pepper on the air and at The Rock Of Rochester. Now, the best damn pepper in Rochester and Southeast Minnesota! That's a pretty BOLD statement I know. So prove me wrong! Let's see your garden results! Post on the Z-Rock Facebook Page!

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