alpha Media’s “KNZR” and “The Groove” Radio Stations

KNZR IS “NewsFirst”

& Bakersfield’s News/Talk Leader!

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“KNZR” – AM 1560 & FM 97.7

AM 1560 & FM 97.7 Is “NewsFirst”. We are Bakersfield’s News/Talk Leader. Our focus is to bring the entire county the best local news. We are striving to bring you even more local news each day. We truly are concerned with what concerns you. Now, more news and the best talkers in the business like Rush, Hannity, Beck, Levin, & Maxwell.

“The Groove” 99.3 fm

The Groove 99.3 Bakersfield’s home for old school & throwbacks with Danny P in the mornings 6-10a! Erik Fox 10am-3pm!The Old School Workout at Noon with DJ Looney Tunes in the mix! Emilio from 2-7p with Danny P in the mix for your Traffic Jam! Lisa St. Regis with your Slow Jams Sun-Thurs 7-10p! Slow Jams with R Dub Sun-Thurs starting at 10p! The Greg Mack Show Fri 7p-12a! The Underground Oldies Show with Alan Beck Saturdays Noon-4p! Xavier The X-Man’s Oldies Show Sun 6-8p!

Throwback “Thursdays” Groove 99.3 fm

Join Danny P and the Groove Party Crew every Thursday night

“KNZR” – Rush Limbaugh
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Alpha Media’s “KNZR” & “The Groove” Radio Stations

When you’re NOT listening to KNZR, you’re not up to date!


(661) 393-1900


3651 Pegasus Drive, Suite 107

Bakersfield, CA. 93308

Alpha Media

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey.  Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media was formed by veteran radio executive, Larry Wilson in August 2009 and was originally named Alpha Broadcasting. Alpha Broadcasting initially acquired six Portland radio stations; KINK-FM, KUPL-FM, KUFO-FM, KCMD-AM, KXL-AM and KXTG-FM.
In 2012, L&L Broadcasting was established and began acquiring stations across the country. On July 1, 2014, L&L Broadcasting and Alpha Broadcasting merged, creating Alpha Media. Between the original Portland stations and the new transactions, Alpha Media owned 69 radio stations in 12 markets across the US.
In the beginning of 2016, Alpha Media acquired 114 stations from Digity, LLC. Today, the company owns or operates radio stations in multiple markets across the US

Locally am1560 and fm97.7 is your News Talk Leader in Bakersfield according to Neilson Ratings…boasting the best national personalities in talk radio.  Rush Limbaugh, 
Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Glen Beck, Late night features Coast to Coast with George Noory.
Our national talk show personalities.

Locally Terry Maxwell Show, airs 3-6pm Mon-Fri with Topics and Talk that sheds light on local issues affecting Kern County and Bakersfield produced by the Bakersfield Car Club Council Co-Speaker, Lug Nut Larry.

“KNZR” 1560 am & 97.7 fm

With over 40 years experience in Radio On Air personality, copywriting, sales and marketing, commercial production and now, with his own Sunday Show, Cruising to the Oldies with Lug Nut Larry, Larry has entertained live for Supercruise, Chuys Summertime Car Show and Chuys Thursday Night Cruisin among many individual local Car Shows as emcee for over 10 years. He was also instrumental in developing a relationship with KNZR and The Groove radio stations along with Chris Addington. Give him a listen Sundays…noon til 3pm and hear Car Council Sanctioned Car Shows in the area every Sunday about 1:20pm and tell your friends across the country, Cruisin to the Oldies with Lug Nut Larry is available by KNZR.COM STREAMING, or free apps:, iheartradio, and BRAVE radio app…just type in KNZR to those apps for access anywhere in the country.

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