Ben McKee

staff steveBen is Akron 's friendly voice that rocks your weekends!

Ben is a husband, father, lover of all music, the outdoors and sports. Ben has always been drawn to radio which became a passion as he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. After stops in his hometown, Pittsburgh, and Corpus Christi, TX where he was a morning show host for a decade. He ultimately landed in The Buckeye State where he continues to keep you company at Rubber City Radio since 2016.
In his free time, you will find Ben at concerts, Akron/Cleveland Sporting Event, dropping a line in the water all while trying to keep up with his wife Jessica, son Killian and 2 pups Blue and Moola.
Hear Ben McKee on weekends right here on 97.5 WONE!
Tuesday, 14 December 2021 19:39

Catch These Streams!

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Rockers are keeping busy check out these recent performances... Bruce Springsteen showed up at Steve Earle's Autism Benefit Show. Robert Plant and Allison Kraus went Tiny Desk Concert.
Thursday, 09 December 2021 14:00

I want to ski with Santa!

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I want to ski with Santa and Sting!!! The Police unearthed an old 80's music video that now has seen the light of day!  Enjoy.
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 19:51

What's That Smell

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Have you ever wondered what a rock star smells like?  Umm, probably not a very aromatic smell right? Well Tony Iommi is going to argue that... with his new fragrance 'Scent of Dark'...  but he will also play a song of the same name. I imagine it smells fine.  But…
Friday, 03 December 2021 19:30

Whatz New?

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Happy Birthday to Ozzy today!!!    But in the Whatz New file. How about a Grohl Flick.... The official trailer is here for Studio 666. Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and & The Conspirators have their album "4" dropping February 11th...  The new track called "Fill My World" was just released.…
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 18:30

Did You Know?

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Motley Crue has apparently sold their full catalog to BMG Music...  The reported sum was $150 million.   Click Here for details.Crue lead singer Vince Neil was out at DrinksGiving this past weekend in Vegas...  remember he fell off stage recently and broke his ribs.  Some fans questioned his checkered past…
Monday, 29 November 2021 19:52

'Tis The Season...

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Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin celebrate the Holidays... Loudly!!!!    They are continuing this year playing their Hanukkah Sessions... Night 1 - Lisa Loeb - Stay (Metal) Night 2 - The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop Night 3 - Barry Manilow - Copacabana  Day 4 - Van Halen -…
Tuesday, 23 November 2021 14:33

Get It!!!

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Peter Jackson will take us on a trip down memory lane... 'Get Back' will debut on Disney+ November 25th..   Here is are a few little looks before you actually 'Get Back'.
Monday, 22 November 2021 19:23

It's Coming!!!

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This Friday, while others are shopping until they are dropping. There will be a number of people not stopping until they are rockin'... It's Black Friday Record Store Day!  With Aerosmith, Dio, Ozzy, Maiden, Fleetwood Mac and Hendrix with releases.... Should be a lot of fun...  Click Here to see…
Thursday, 18 November 2021 13:32

Interesting Week!

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So I figure we are getting close to the weekend...  You are starting to pick out your Band Tee Friday's Shirt. Might as well wrap up a few loose ends from the week. Thank you for Rockin' with me from 7-Midnight each weeknight!!!   The Scorpions released a single from…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 13:51

It's Ho Ho Ho, Not How How How.

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Santa says "Ho Ho Ho"...   Billy F. Gibbons says "How How How"... The ZZ Top Frontman is coming at you with the yuletide in this new single that was just released. Put a little Blues in your Red and Green this Christmas.
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