"Livestock '93," presented by KLZX (FM-93.3) will get under way at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at the Utah State Fairpark.
Six major bands - Bad Company, John Kay and Steppenwolf, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Peter Frampton, Stephen Stills and .38 Special - will perform after Under the Guns, a Utah band, opens the show.Gates will open at 10:30 a.m., and tickets will be $12 at the gate or $10 in advance at all Pegasus Music and Video stores. (Children under 12 will be admitted free with a paying adult.)
There will also be a special children's area at Livestock, complete with carnival rides, face painters, balloon sculptors, a handprint wall, the human-powered gyroscope, sports and midway games and pony rides.
Food and refreshments will also be on hand for the event, "Z-93's" biggest of the year, with at least 40,000 concertgoers expected to attend.
- KALL (AM-910) - "The G. Gordon Liddy Show" now airs each weekday from 1 to 4 p.m., replacing the "Larry King Show." The Liddy show is described as a lively combination of current events, interviews and phone calls from listeners.
No word yet on where the LarryKing show is going locally. It's apparently off the radio dial for the time being.
- KUER (FM-90.1) - Regular nighttime jazz programming will be pre-empted the evenings of Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25, in order to broadcast the 1993 Playboy Jazz Festival.
The festival from Los Angeles will air from 7 p.m. until 3:15 a.m. the first night and from 7 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. the second night.
Al Jarreau, Patty Austin, Buddy Guy, the Rippingtons, Wynton Marsalis, Mel Torme and others will be on the program. Bill Cosby will be master of ceremonies.
- RADIO TRIVIA - FM radio has as much as 85 percent of the radio audience today. The average household has an average of five radio sets.
- KISN (AM-570) - The "Outdoor Utah" show is now on this station, every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m. Roger B. is the host.
The July 25 show will discuss the upcoming bow hunt with Fred Pola. The Aug. 1 show will examine different firearms, and the Aug. 8 subject will be late-summer fishing.
- KBZN (alias "The Breeze," FM-97.9) - Artists who combined to produce the "Angelic House/The Ambient Love Collection" album will be featured on the Sunday, July 25, "Musical Starstreams" show, 8-10 a.m. Later in the day, "Jazz Trax" will feature Yanni as guest. The show's "Archive Album" segment will have Dave Grusin and the NY LA dream band.
- Here's a schedule of the show's "7 O'Clock CD" feature for next week:
Monday, July 26: "Moab," by Lex de Azevedo.
Tuesday, July 27: "Watercolors," by Pete Bardens.
Wednesday, July 28: "Cross Currents," by Richard Souther.
Thursday, July 29: "Vintage bb's" by Flim & The bb's."
Friday, July 30: "Nicky Holland," by Nicky Holland.
- MORNING RADIO HAPPENINGS - Here's another installment of some of the wild things local radio personalities are doing:
"Cano and Simmons" on KKAT have been going out of their way this week to celebrate the upcoming Pioneer Day. Tuesday, they featured a list of the top 10 bad outlaw names. "Buffalo Billboard" and "Horse Face Pete" were among the names. They also had another top 10 list Wednesday . . . $104 are on the line during the KSOP "Country Joe" morning show when he plays the classic country song of the day . . .
"Fisher and Todd" on KISN-FM Tuesday invited listener calls on "You know you're in love when . . . ." Two listener answers told stories of love at first sight. On Wednesday the question of the day was "When do you know the honeymoon is over?" Answers given on the air by listeners included: when your husband blows his nose in the house without a handkerchief . . .
"Jon and Dan" on KLZX discussed bizarre but possible entries to the Days of '47 Parade Tuesday, and this week, "Mr. Twister" has been doing a series on summer fly fishing . . .
"Ron and Allen" on KBER took listener calls Wednesday about "living on the edge." The previous morning they aired listener fantasies with TV stars . . . "McCormick and Scotty" of KUTQ had a spoof this week on Disney's re-released Snow White" movie with their own "Snow White and the Seven Stooges" . . .
Kerry Jackson on KZHT did a Jesse James train robbery segment Wednesday . . . KBZN invites listeners to join their "FAX Network." Listen to "The Breeze" for details . . .
Look for "Gary and Mick" of KVRI at 600 S. Main on Saturday, July 24, broadcasting live from 7 a.m. and throughout the Days of '47 parade. The morning duo also gave away special dinners and tickets to Pioneer Trails State Park Friday to celebrate Pioneer Day. "Gary and Mick" also had a "Sensational Songs of the '70s" request morning Tuesday. "Staying Alive" was just one of the requests. . . .
Tom Bock and Robin Morales of KMXB broadcast live from Universal Studios Hollywood this week, as part of the grand opening of the "Back to the Future" ride. Celebrities such as Jay Leno, "Doc Emmett Brown," Beetlejuice and Betty Boop visited with Tom and Robin on the air. A "Back in Time" Utah trivia contest was also held, and Connie Taylor of Salt Lake City won a three-day trip to Universal. She also has a chance to win a 1982 DeLorean . . .
Mark and Danny of KDYL will be in the Days of '47 Parade, riding in a classic car . . . KSL radio's newest slogan states that its news coverage "gives you the world in 30 minutes."